Laura is a US-qualified International Trade Associate at Baker McKenzie based in London, where she advises individuals and multinational companies on a variety of international trade regulatory matters involving US, UK, and EU export controls and economic sanctions. Laura regularly assists clients in understanding and navigating the complex regulatory regime governing trade and investment in countries such as Iran, Russia, Venezuela, North Korea, and Cuba. She previously worked in Washington, DC and has experience representing clients before relevant senior policymakers in the US Treasury, State, and Commerce Departments as well as the US Congress.
In 2018, Laura was named an Atlantic Council Millennium Fellow. As part of the fellowship, Laura has traveled to Turkey, Greece, Belgium, Venezuela, and the UAE, to discuss current foreign policy issues and implications for international cooperation and business.
Laura is a dual national and fluent in French.
Representative Legal Matters
Worked closely with a major international financial institution, assisting with day-to-day compliance issues involving US sanctions and export controls.
Represented international financial institution in connection with issues related to US government investigation into alleged violations of economic sanctions and anti-money laundering laws and regulations.
Counseled companies in a variety of industries on licensing-related matters involving the US Treasury Department, filing licensing applications and representing client interests before relevant regulators.
Significant experience assisting multinational companies, including clients in telecommunications, energy, and financial services industries, interpret and develop business strategies for responding to trade regulatory and legislative developments impacting client business.
- District of Columbia (2017)
- Maryland (2015)
- American University, Washington College of Law (J.D. Cum Laude) (2015)
- University of Pennsylvania (B.A.) (2012)