Laura Schroeder is an Associate in the firm’s Chicago office, where she focuses her practice on insurance coverage and defense matters. A trusted advisor to her clients, Laura helps to navigate complicated scenarios with a focus on problem-solving. A strong communicator, she develops close relationships with her clients and has a talent for translating complicated issues into manageable and clear information.
Laura earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois Chicago, where she was a member of the Moot Court Honors Counsel and held a board position in OUTLaw, an LGBTQ+ student organization. During her time in law school, she completed a judicial externship with the Domestic Relations Division in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago.
Prior to the practice of law, Laura spent a decade working in the non-profit sector. In this capacity, she worked for agencies that supported individuals with disabilities and children with autism as a group home manager and case manager. She also worked at a non-profit healthcare center as a Family Medicine Residency Coordinator, working with doctors to oversee their residency experience.
In her free time, Laura enjoys traveling, live music, camping, running, watching women’s basketball, and spending time with friends.
- University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, J.D. cum laude
- University of Illinois Chicago, MSW
- Southern Illinois University Carbondale, BS in Social Work