Laura has more than a decade of experience in litigation and appellate matters. Laura’s litigation interests include business litigation, professional liability, and matters involving government liability. When an appeal is needed, Laura is skilled in the written and oral advocacy necessary for appellate persuasion. Laura’s appellate interests include appeals and special actions in state and federal appellate courts in diverse civil practice areas, including personal injury claim and defense cases, premises liability, professional malpractice, contractor cases, creditor/debtor cases, bankruptcy, products liability, insurance coverage, domestic relations, and many other areas.
Laura joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 2011 after completing a year-long Sheldon Seevak Fellowship with Dēmos: A Network for Ideas & Action in Boston where she worked on campaign finance and National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) litigation. She was also involved with the Prison Policy Initiative in efforts to end prison gerrymandering at the local, state and federal levels. While she was in law school, Laura worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Health Care Fraud Unit researching Medicare fraud, aggravated identity theft and spousal privilege.
Laura received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2010 and her B.A.s from Arizona State University in 2007. She completed her senior thesis for Barrett, The Honors College on renewal of the minority language assistance provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. During her undergraduate studies, Laura was selected to participate in the prestigious Supreme Court Judicial Internship program, which offers undergraduates who have interests in law a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the field of judicial administration through work in the Office of the Counselor to the Chief Justice.
American Constitution Society, Arizona Chapter, 2018-present
Arizona Women's Leadership Forum, Executive Board, 2016-present
Barrett, The Honors College Alumni Council, 2014-present
Arizona State Bar Diversity Pipeline Project, Fall 2013
Arizona Domestic Violence Assistance Project, Volunteer Attorney, Spring 2012