For over a decade, Laura has counseled clients in connection with investigations and prosecutions involving alleged False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback violations relating to off-label promotion, up-coding, Medicare supervision requirements, lack of medical necessity, HIPAA violations, drug diversion schemes, improper gifts, gratuities and Honoria and other healthcare issues. Her clients have included executives and other professionals of pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmaceutical distributors, medical device manufacturers, academic medical centers, behavioral health care organizations, skilled nursing facilities and physician practice groups. Laura also has extensive experience representing clients in investigations involving the federal mail and wire fraud statutes, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).
Laura has tried numerous cases in federal and state court, has conducted dozens of internal investigations and provides compliance training and advice to clients across various industries. Laura also routinely represents clients before state and federal grand juries and other investigative bodies and assists clients in responding to subpoenas, civil investigative demands (CIDs) and other inquiries from federal and state prosecutors.
On the civil side, Laura litigates complex commercial disputes involving theft of trade secrets, civil RICO, commercial contracts, business torts, franchise law and gender-discrimination.
Boston College Law School, J.D.
Executive Editor, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review
Boston College, B.A.
magna cum laude
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Summer Associate (2002)
Boston Bar Association, Annual Meeting Steering Committee (2017)
USA 500 Clubs
Honors & Awards
Super Lawyers, Massachusetts (2014-2017), Rising Stars (2008-2009, 2011-2012)
Charitable & Civic Involvement
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Executive Leadership Committee for Lawyers Have Heart 5K Fundraiser