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Laura Margaret Mazza

Laura Margaret Mazza

also known as Laura Margaret Thomason

About me

Laura received her undergraduate degree in 2003 from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, graduating Summa Cum Laude. After graduation, Laura went on to work as a paralegal at Latham & Watkins, LLP, in their Silicon Valley offices and later attended U.C. Hastings College of the Law, graduating with her J.D. in 2008. While at Hastings, Laura was the Executive Articles Editor of the Hastings Women's Law Journal and recipient of the Roger J. Traynor Student Writing Competition Award for her Note "On the Steps of the Mosque: the Legal Rights of Non-Marital Children in Egypt" (19.1 Hastings Women's L.J. 121 (2008)), inspired by her experiences living in Cairo, Egypt from 1994-1999.


During Law School Laura was a summer associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, as well as a law clerk (and later a contract attorney) in the office of the San Mateo County Counsel. Laura joined Camerlengo & Johnson in 2009, and is a founding partner of Landman & Mazza LLP. Laura is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the San Mateo County Bar Association, and is one of the co-founders of the non-profit Attorneys Bettering the Community (


Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 80%
    7 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    7 years



Hourly ($350-375/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Katherine Anne Debski

    Laura is a compassionate, knowledgeable and skilled attorney, and I've had the pleasure of working with her for the past 1.5 years. She has a wide range of litigation experience and has achieved many positive outcomes for her clients.


    Katherine Debski Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Eric Robert Gruber

    Laura is a sharp advocate and a huge asset to my own practice since I frequently consult with her on questions related to employment. She is a stellar attorney and extremely easy to get along with. Great person and a great lawyer!


    Eric Gruber Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Bain Mazza & Debski LLP

951 Mariners Island Blvd.
Suite 300
San Mateo, CA, 94404


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Roger J. Traynor Student Writing CompetitionU.C. Hastings College of Law2008
Witkin Award in Negotiation and MediationU.C. Hastings College of the Law2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLandman & Mazza LLP2011 - Present
PartnerBain Mazza & Debski LLP2011 - Present
PartnerCamerlengo, Johnson, Landman & Mazza, LLP2010 - 2011
AssociateCamerlengo & Johnson2009 - 2010
Summer AssociateCotchett, Pitre & McCarthy2007 - 2007
Intern / Contract AttorneyOffice of the San Mateo County Counsel2006 - 2009
Project Assistant (Paralegal)Latham & Watkins2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Mateo County Bar AssociationCo-chair of Labor and Employment Section2013 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Attorneys Bettering the CommunityPresident/Co-Founder2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
19.1 Hastings Women's L.J. 121On the Steps of the Mosque: The Legal Rights of Non-Marital Children in Egypt2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Colby CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2003