Laura is Assistant General Counsel at Genentech, Inc., where she has managed high-stakes patent litigation and other commercial litigation matters since 2007. Prior to joining Genentech, she was an attorney at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP in New York, where her practice focused on patent litigation, and a law clerk for the Honorable Carol Bagley Amon in the Eastern District of New York. She was named a 2014 Corporate Counsel Rising Star and an in-house nominee of top women in litigation in 2015 by Benchmark. Laura received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was an editor for the Yale Law Journal and Articles Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review.