Laura brings a wealth of knowledge of what constitutes persuasive advocacy. She has experience with a wide variety of substantive fields, including disputes involving contractual matters, workers compensation, mortgage foreclosure and insurance matters.
Laura is a former law clerk to both Justice Charles Freeman of the Illinois Supreme Court, and Justice Thomas Hoffman of the Illinois Appellate Court. She also worked as an extern in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for the late Judge Nicholas Bua.
In addition, Laura has experience working at boutique law firms focused on intellectual property and personal injury law. Laura has represented a variety of individuals in pro bono matters involving landlord-tenant disputes and domestic orders of protection.
A graduate of Loyola University School of Law, she was a member of the Consumer Law Journal and recipient of the leadership and service award.
Laura is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Appellate Lawyers Association. She also is a sustaining member of the Infant Welfare Society of Clarendon Hills and is active in the West Cook Pro Bono Network. In her spare time, Laura enjoys playing tennis and skiing, and spending time with her husband, Jonathan, and their sons.
- Loyola University School of Law (J.D. 1991)
- Loyola University of Chicago (B.S. 1984)
Speeches & Publications
- Author, "Illinois Appellate Court Holds Double-Dealing Executive Liable for Breach of Fiduciary Duties, Orders him to Forfeit Salary," Novack and Macey Case Study, June 29, 2018
- Author, "Illinois Appellate Court finds Building Contractor is Without Legal Capacity to Bring Counterclaims 3 1/2 years after Dissolution," Novack and Macey Case Study, June 7, 2017