Laura Washington is a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department and the Entertainment Sports & Media Practice. She represents high-profile clients in complex business disputes and intellectual property litigation.

Ms. Washington has been praised for her creative and strategic approach to litigation. Her wide-ranging litigation experience includes pre-litigation counseling, trial, and appellate work. She has extensive motion and discovery experience, conducted internal investigations, and managed crises responses.

Her practice covers a broad range of business disputes, including unfair business practices, false advertising, fraud, contract, trade secret misappropriation, trademark and copyright infringement, and business torts.

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Washington frequently consults on Entertainment, Sports & Media transactional matters.

Ms. Washington serves as the partner advisor for Latham’s Global Black Lawyers Group, and she previously served on the firm’s Recruiting Committee. She also serves on the Board of Teach Democracy (formerly the Constitutional Rights Foundation), a non-profit, non-partisan, community-based organization dedicated to educating young people about the importance of civic participation in a democratic society.

Ms. Washington was named a 2022 and 2023 Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group based on a survey of US corporate counsel and executives.

Bar Qualification

  • California

Education

  • JD, Georgetown Law School, 2009
  • BA, Harvard University, 2006