Laura focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, including extensive experience in patent, trade secret, trademark, and electronic privacy law. She has represented a wide range of technology companies in high-stakes patent infringement cases throughout the country, focusing on smartphone technology, streaming video, e-commerce, and network security.
Laura began her legal career as an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, representing HTC and Google in several patent infringement cases involving smartphone software. Prior to joining Durie Tangri, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard R. Clifton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Laura received her law degree from NYU School of Law, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. Before entering the legal world, Laura received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University, where she specialized in survey methodology and legislative voting practices.
During her downtime, Laura enjoys skiing, snowboarding, and backpacking throughout California’s beautiful wilderness areas.