Laurie is a partner in the Insurance and Reinsurance Department whose practice focuses on advising companies on exposures and coverage issues arising from emerging and complex risks such as privacy and cyber risks and catastrophic natural disasters and terrorist events, as well as on professional liability claims and environmental risks. She counsels companies on the handling of claims arising from such risks, as well advises on new product development and policy wordings. She also regularly advises companies in the insurance and reinsurance industry on claims handling, bad faith and other extra contractual exposures, and risk management. When litigation is necessary, she represents her clients in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitrations, mediations and other dispute resolution proceedings.
Laurie is a member of the Firm's Privacy & Data Protection Group Steering Committee and its Data Breach Response Team. Edwards Wildman's Privacy & Data Protection Group is nationally recognized in the 2014 US Legal 500
and the 2014 Chambers & Partners USA Guide
. She advises clients on privacy, data breach and cyber risk exposures and claims, and on related insurance issues. She is editor of the Firm's white paper, "Everyone's Nightmare: Privacy and Data Breach Risks," which is regularly updated. Laurie has been included in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 New York - Metro Super Lawyers
listings by Thomson & Reuters