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As a member of our Litigation department, Laurel’s practice includes litigation with administrative agencies and in state and federal courts. She practices in the area of general commercial litigation and labor and employment. Before joining Hinckley Allen, Laurel worked as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Mae A. D’Agostino. U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York in Albany. Laurel was an attorney at O’Neill & Neylon prior to working as a Law Clerk. She received her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law and her B.S. in Marketing and B.A. in Communication from the University of Maryland.

Credentials

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2015-Present)
  • The Hon. Mae A. D'Agostino, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
    • Law Clerk (2014-2015)
  • O'Neill & Neylon
    • Paralegal/Attorney (2013-2014)
  • The Hon. M. Margaret McKeown, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Judicial Extern (2013)
  • U.S. Department of Justice
    • Legal Intern, Public Integrity Section (2012)
  • California Attorney General's Office
    • Certified Legal Intern, Correction Writs & Appeals Section (2012)
  • San Diego County Primary Public Defender
    • Legal Intern (2011)
  • Formula Public Relations
    • Assistant Account Executive (2008-2010)

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

News & Insight

Publication

Judge Vacates $6.5M Trade Secrets Verdict, Awards New Trial

September 26, 2019

Our veteran Litigation group, successfully overturned a $6.5 million trade secrets verdict on behalf of our client, ALCOR Scientific.  After years of litigation and a three-week trial, our lawyers prevailed against all patent and copyright infringement co…

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2019 Real Estate Tax Abatement Process

January 8, 2019

Tax abatement season is here, with some fast approaching filing deadlines in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. If you have not already done so, now is the time for property owners to review their real estate tax assessments to de…

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2018 Real Estate Tax Abatement Process

January 18, 2018

Tax abatement season is here, with some fast approaching filing deadlines in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. If you have not already done so, now is the time for property owners to review their real estate tax assessments to de…

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Federal Court Blocks New Department of Labor Overtime Regulations

November 28, 2016

On November 22, 2016, a federal district court in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the new DOL overtime regulations that were set to take effect on December 1st of this year. And while this fight is far from over, it does effective…

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Firm News

Hinckley Allen Client ALCOR Scientific Prevails in Defense of Patent and Copyright Infringement and Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims

September 26, 2019

Hinckley Allen client, ALCOR Scientific Inc., has defeated long-pending patent and copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation claims relating to ALCOR’s diagnostic medical instruments.  After years of litigation and a three week trial, ALC…

Events

Past Event

Connecticut Labor & Employment Roundtable 2018

January 10, 2018

Join us to discuss the changing landscape and latest legislation changes affecting Connecticut businesses and individuals. Bring your questions for our panelists!MCLE approved. CLE credit will be made available.

Past Event

Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Law Seminar

October 12, 2017

Join us at our Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Law Seminar. Update your knowledge on a number of important issues and recent legislation in the ever-expanding area of law.

Past Event

Human Resource Law: Safeguard Employers and Maximize Legal Protections

July 12, 2017

Hinckley Allen Associate Laurel M. Gilbert will be presenting at the National Business Institute's (NBI) Human Resource Law Seminar: "Safeguard Employers and Maximize Legal Protections." Laurel will provide practice tips on Employee Handbooks and Policies,…

Past Event

Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Law Seminar

May 4, 2017

Don't miss out on the opportunity to update your knowledge on a number of important issues and recent legislation in the ever-expanding area of employment & labor law. Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Seminar: 8:30 a.m. -…

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