Laura Greenspan is a litigation associate who concentrates her practice in complex commercial litigation, including antitrust, class action, and pharmaceutical patent litigation. Ms. Greenspan has worked on behalf of clients such as NorthShore University HealthSystem, PPG Industries, and Watson Laboratories.
Ms. Greenspan has handled a variety of complex matters at all stages of litigation in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. Specifically, she has experience drafting pleadings; handling fact and expert discovery, including written discovery and depositions; as well as researching and drafting successful dispositive motions and other briefs in high-stakes matters. Ms. Greenspan has also served as a member of two trial teams, drafting pre-trial motions and direct and cross examinations, and assisting in the preparation of lay and expert witnesses.
While in law school, Ms. Greenspan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Arlander Keys, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Ms. Greenspan’s pro bono work includes successfully securing asylum for a client after submitting pre-hearing briefs and conducting a hearing before a federal Immigration Judge. Ms. Greenspan also represents victims of domestic abuse in the Domestic Violence Division of the Cook County Courts.
Ms. Greenspan received a B.A. in Psychology, with distinction, from the University of Wisconsin in 2006. In 2009, she received a J.D., with high honors, from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was executive articles editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review, an editor of the Seventh Circuit Review, and elected to the Order of the Coif.
Speeches and Publications
- Laura B. Rowe, “You Don’t Own Me: Recommendations to Protect Human Contributors of Biological Material After Washington University v. Catalona,” 84 CHI.-KENT L. REV. 227 (2009).
- Laura B. Rowe, “Ending Terrorism with Civil Remedies: Boim v. Holy Land Foundation and the Proper Framework of Liability,” 4 SEVENTH CIRCUIT REV. 372 (2009).