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Laura Seegal

Phone: (415) 371-8500
Fax: (415) 371-0500

Laura Seegal represents plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil litigation matters. She enjoys building relationships with clients and prioritizes client service and communication.

Laura graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where she served as a research assistant to Professor Rory Little and Staff Editor of a law journal. While in law school, Laura externed for two judges in the Northern District of California, and assisted Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James in teaching a course on judicially supervised settlement conferences.

Laura interned at the American Civil Liberties Union with the Criminal Justice and Drug Policy team. She also worked with Joan C. Williams at the Center for WorkLife Law, where she researched family responsibilities discrimination and collaborated on a white paper on “New Model” law firms.

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. magna cum laude 2015
    Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Staff Editor
    Thurston Honor Society, Member
    Externships: The Honorable Maria-Elena James, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; The Honorable Edward M. Chen, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Reed College, B.A., English, 2011
    Senior Thesis: As Above, So Below; Expansive Reality in Flannery O’Connor’s Short Fiction

Recognition

  • CALI/Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence (Highest Grade) received in: Legal Writing & Research; Law & Anthropology; Judicially Supervised Settlement Conferences; Gender & Law; Family Law

Professional Associations

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

Publications

  • Center for WorkLife Law, “Disruptive Innovation: New Models of Legal Practice”