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Laura Giokas is the firm's General Counsel, managing and coordinating all firm-related legal matters. In this role, Ms. Giokas also advises the firm on strategic and operational decisions and develops firmwide protocols and policies in the risk management area.

Prior to becoming General Counsel, Ms. Giokas practiced in the firm’s Commercial Litigation group, representing corporate clients in the areas of products liability defense, commercial litigation and employment litigation and advice. Her practice included the defense of products liability claims alleging personal injury and wrongful death. Ms. Giokas’s practice also included defending leading financial institutions against individual claims for violation of federal and state lending laws, mortgage servicing claims, and consumer protection and unfair competition claims.

Speaking Engagements

"Restrictions on Practice/Client Indemnity & Other
Troublesome Terms in Outside Counsel Guidelines," 43rd ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility, June 2, 2017