Laura’s experience in civil litigation has taken her to over 50 counties in Kentucky and Ohio, where she has defended a litany of cases, ranging from motor vehicle accidents and premises liability matters to commercial trucking, products liability, employment, and medical malpractice cases. Laura has successfully handled dispositive issues, discovery matters, summary judgment, and evidentiary disputes before both state and federal courts in Ohio and Kentucky. In addition, she has served as first-chair during trial, taken extensive discovery and evidentiary depositions, and handled numerous mediations.
Laura joins a transportation and logistics team that is experienced in industry issues that affect both shippers and carriers who deal with the many challenges of delivering, transporting, and receiving commercial goods in interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce. Representation of these transportation service providers includes the implementation and coordination of immediate response teams in catastrophic accidents—24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Laura and the rest of Roetzel’s emergency response attorneys work with clients at every step to address the issues that may arise as a result of industrial accidents, personal injuries or other catastrophes.
Laura earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law, graduating cum laude. She is also a graduate of Northern Kentucky University, garnering a B.A. in Political Science and earning summa cum laude honors. Laura is also active in a number of organizations, both personally and professionally. She is a Court Appointed Special Advocate and volunteers with both the Northern Kentucky Women’s Crisis Center and the Brighton Center (Northern Kentucky Scholar House). She is a member of the Ohio, Northern Kentucky, Kentucky, and Cincinnati Bar Associations.