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Laura P. Gordon


Attorney Laura Gordon's practice involves the defense of corporations and individuals with a concentration in tort defense in all areas of construction litigation, transportation litigation, and insurance defense. Her practice also includes insurance coverage litigation in state and federal courts, with an emphasis on coverage disputes arising from construction and transportation-related losses. With her eye for detail and her dedication to advocating on behalf of her clients, she manages cases from their initial inception through litigation. She works to investigate claims in their entirety, especially in complex cases, so that she can prepare and implement effective strategies for resolution.

Laura graduated cum laude from Vermont Law School in 2007, where she was a member of the Law Review and received two Academic Excellence Awards. She has been recognized in various years as an Emerging Lawyer and Leading Lawyer. She has participated in seminars on Women in the Law and Diversity for Success with DRI, the leading organization of civil litigation defense attorneys. She is also an active member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Transportation Lawyers' Association.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois, 2007
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois


  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT, J.D., 2007
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, B.A., 2001

Current/Past Affiliations and Offices Held

  • Chicago Bar Association (CBA)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Member and Participant in Women in the Law and Diversity for Success Seminars
  • Transportation Lawyers' Association (TLA)
  • LAGBAC, Chicago's LGBTQ+ Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized as an Emerging Lawyer and Leading Lawyer in Illinois (multiple years)
  • Cum Laude – Honors from Vermont Law School
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