Shields | Mott LLP is proud to announce Ms. Laura E. Avery joined the Firm. Laura’s primary practice areas include construction litigation, surety litigation, commercial industry contracts and litigation, insurance defense, property litigation, and labor and employment law. Laura is admitted to practice law in all Louisiana State courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Laura completed her undergraduate studies at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts (B.F.A.) and earned her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law. While at Tulane, Laura served as a Justice on the Moot Court Board and as President of the American Constitution Society. Additionally, Laura authored Thinking of Taking a Cruise this Summer?, ABA Young Lawyers Division TYL Magazine (Summer 2017).