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Dedicated to providing high-quality and cost-effective legal representation, Laura takes a responsive and results-driven approach to client matters while adhering to the highest standards of ethics, integrity and professionalism.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 50%
    4 years
  2. Litigation: 50%
    7 years

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Contact info

Steptoe & Johnson, LLP

201 E. Washington St.
Suite 1600
Phoenix, AZ, 85004


AZActive 200904/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSouthwest Super Lawyers2016
Rising StarSouthwest Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarSouthwest Super Lawyers2014
Woods & Aitken Outstanding StudentUniversity of Nebraska College of Law Alumni Council2009
Outstanding Law StudentNational Association of Women Lawyers2009
Credit Advisors Foundation Outstanding Civil Clinic StudentUniversity of Nebraska College of Law2009
Credit Advisors Foundation Civil Clinic Student of the YearUniversity of Nebraska College of Law2009
CALI Excellence for the Future, Civil Clinical PracticeCenter for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySteptoe & Johnson LLP2015 - Present
AssociateGallagher & Kennedy, PA2009 - 2015
Summer AssociateGallagher & Kennedy, PA2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Arizona, Civil Jury Instructions CommitteeMember2015 - Present
Phoenix DayBoard Member2014 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Administrative Law SectionMember2009 - Present
University of Nebraska College of Law Young Alumni CouncilMember2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Steptoe Client AlertEEOC Proposes Expanding EEO-1 Reports to Collect Employee Wage Data to Identify Discrimination2016
Arizona Employment Law LetterNLRB: Work E-Mail Not Just for Business Purposes Anymore2015
ABA Book PublishingState False Claims Acts: A Practitioner's Guide to the False Claims Laws of the Various States, Contributing Author2014
Phoenix Business JournalPhoenix Law Firms Boost Procurement, Zoning Practice Areas2013
G&K Press ReleaseGallagher & Kennedy Forms Public Bidding & Procurement Practice Group2013
Arizona Builder's Exchange (AZBEX), Volume 4, Issue 51Procurement Law at a Glance: Defending Your Contract Award from a Losing Bidder's Challenge2013
Arizona Builder's Exchange (AZBEX)Procurement Law at a Glance: Emergency Construction Contracting2013
Arizona Builder's Exchange (AZBEX), Volume 4, Issue 40Procurement Law at a Glance: Arizona Legislature Updates Procurement Code2013
Greater Phoenix In Business MagazineExploring Public Procurement in Arizona2013
Arizona Employment Law Letter, Vol. 20, No. 4Be Wary of Demanding Access to Employees' Social Media Accounts2013
Phoenix Business JournalPeople On the Move2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nebraska College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Cornell CollegeElementary EducationBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Labor Relations ConferenceBonus Program: Review of New EEO-1 Wage Reporting Requirements2016
Annual Labor Relations ConferenceNLRB Joint Employment Decisions After Browning-Ferris2016
Arizona State Bar CLEIns and Outs of Public Procurement2014
Money for Lunch Talk Radio InterviewPublic Bidding & Procurement2013
Gallagher & Kennedy in-house CLEThe Top 5 Things Your Clients Should Know About Doing Business With the Government2013
BidSource WorkshopLegal Aspects of Procurement: The Top 5 Things You Should Know About Bidding on Public Contracts2013