General & IP Transactions
Laura works closely with clients — including both established and emerging companies — to advance their objectives in structuring, drafting and negotiating all types of intellectual property and technology agreements. Her experience includes joint development, hosting and IT outsourcing agreements. Laura also negotiates software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, software licenses and service agreements. In addition to contract negotiation, Laura drafts and revises legal forms, builds contract playbooks, and leads contract trainings for clients.
Privacy & Cybersecurity
Laura reviews and drafts privacy policies for clients’ websites and applications and keeps clients compliant with the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, various Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guides and other applicable state, federal and global regulations. Laura counsels clients on privacy laws and regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She also helps with cyber due diligence, reviewing information security contracting language and internal documentation for sound cybersecurity practices.
Prior to joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Laura worked as an attorney in sourcing and procurement at Target Corporation, where she reviewed multi-million dollar agreements, including technology services such as SaaS, software licensing and hardware acquisition. She also gained experience negotiating agreements regarding confidentiality and cybersecurity.
Laura enjoys traveling, yoga, hiking, painting, making stained glass artwork and spending time with her husband and two young boys.