Laura joined the NYLAG staff in 1999 as a Supervising Attorney after working for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and the Center for Constitutional Rights. She currently serves as Director for NYLAG’s Holocaust Compensation Assistance Project, which provides free legal assistance to Holocaust survivors in the areas of compensation and restitution. In addition, Laura is the Director of the Special Education Unit, which advocates on behalf of low-income families on a variety of education issues.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Laura was a social worker for nearly 20 years, spending the last eight years evaluating children for developmental disabilities at the Rose F. Kennedy Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.