Laura represents clients in consumer disputes ranging from state common law claims to claims for alleged violations of state and federal statutes, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the Truth In Lending Act, as well as state fair lending, collection, and deceptive trade practice laws.
In addition, Laura has experience representing financial institutions, mortgage loan originators, servicers, and investors in contested mortgage foreclosures. She also assists clients with loan modifications, short sales, deed in lieu and other loss mitigation options.
Laura received her bachelor’s degree from Washington & Lee University in 2005. As an undergraduate, Laura was a collegiate swimmer and Captain of the Women’s Swimming Team in 2004-2005. Laura then received her Juris Doctor from Florida State University College of Law in 2010. While earning her law degree, Laura was the Executive Editor and an Articles Selection Editor for the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy. For her pro bono work during law school, Laura received the Distinguished Pro Bono Award.