Laura E. Avery

Laura Avery’s primary practice areas include construction litigation, surety litigation, commercial industry contracts and litigation, insurance defense, property litigation, and labor and employment law.

While at Tulane, Laura served as a Justice on the Moot Court Board and as President of the American Constitution Society.


  • All Louisiana State courts
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • Tulane University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (B.F.A.)


  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association


  • A Practical How-to Guide for Turning ESI into Evidence and Getting it Admitted, National Business Institute (Oct 2018)
  • Recent Developments in Louisiana Construction Law, CMAA Gulf Coast Chapter (Jul 2018)
  • Ethical Considerations, Construction Contracts from Start to Finish, National Business Institute (Jul 2018)


  • Thinking of Taking a Cruise this Summer?, ABA Young Lawyers Division TYL Magazine (Summer 2017)