Laurel represents corporate and individual clients, in a wide variety of litigation matters in state and federal court.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Laurel worked as a law clerk to Chief Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals (2017-2018), and as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert R. Rigsby at the District of Columbia Superior Court (2015-2017). She has also worked as a Volunteer Attorney for the Montgomery County Public Defender’s office. During law school, Laurel served as the Student Body President and volunteered with the Juvenile Hall legal clinic. Before law school, Laurel served as a corps member in the Bay Area with Teach for America.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
Laurel’s publications include:
- Laurel LaMontagne, Children under Pressure: The Problem of Juvenile False Confessions and Potential Solutions, 41 W. ST. U. L. REV. 29 (2013)
Life Beyond the Law
Laurel enjoys playing tennis, racquetball, and squash. She also enjoys creating mixed media art projects and working with youth.
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia Bar
- Maryland Bar
University of California, Los Angeles, School of LawJD,with specializations in Critical Race Studies and Public Interest Law & Policy,2014Amherst CollegeBA,magna cum laude with distinction, Haskell R. Coplin Memorial Award for Psychology,2009