Laura G. Brys

Counsel

Related Content

Practices
Industries
Education
  • University of Southern California, JD, 2005
  • Johns Hopkins University, BA, 2002
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, MA, International Economics, 2001
Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Laura’s practice primarily focuses on the representation of business and other entities in environmental and commercial litigation in both state and federal courts. Laura has represented clients from a broad range of industries, including mining/metals manufacturing, insurance, entertainment and healthcare. This representation has included both common-law state claims and federal statutory causes of action, such as CERCLA contribution claims. Laura has wide-ranging experience in litigation, including, environmental, labor and employment, art, Prop 65 and complex business matters, at both the trial and appellate levels. Laura is admitted to practice before all courts in the state of California and various district and appellate courts throughout the United States.

While earning her law degree from the University of Southern California, Laura was awarded the Carl Mason Franklin Award for international law for her graduating class.

vCard
T: +1 310 315 8226F: +1 310 956 31671800 Century Park East
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067-1501
Wells Fargo Center
South Tower
355 S. Grand Ave., Suite 4200
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3103

Representation of reorganized ASARCO LLC in appeals and environmental litigation.

Representation of publicly-traded company, its subsidiary and various officer and directors in business litigation relating to a reverse merger – successfully achieved dismissal of seven individual cross-defendants from the litigation, and received an award of over $350,000 in attorney’s fees (reversed on other grounds).

Representation of various individuals in the recovery of Nazi-looted art.

Defense of multi-national parent insurance company and a number of its subsidiaries in art litigation.

Served as general counsel for a physical therapy services company with over 400 employees.

Obtained disqualification of opposing counsel in securities litigation.