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Laura N. You

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  • Southfield

    t. +1.248.784.5074

    f. +1.248.603.9674


Laura is a litigator who focuses her practice on commercial litigation as a member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group and Automotive Industry Group. A former mortgage banker, Laura said she became a lawyer because she wanted a career that provided intense intellectual challenges on a daily basis. She has represented companies involved in contract disputes, handling all aspects of the litigation, including pleadings, discovery, motion practice and oral argument. Laura said she enjoys the challenge of researching complex issues and shaping legal arguments that achieve successful outcomes for clients. Laura currently works on litigation matters for Federal-Mogul.


  • Wayne State University Law School J.D. 2012 summa cum laude
  • Albion College B.A. 2005 summa cum laude


  • 2012, Michigan


  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan

Bar Associations

  • Federal Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Detroit Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association


  • Defends automotive suppliers in supply chain and breach of contract disputes
  • Defends financial institutions in lender liability and foreclosure claims
  • Represented automotive supplier in multi-million dollar bankruptcy claim 

Honors & Awards

  • Named as a Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2016-Present
  • Assistant Editor, Wayne State Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Dean’s Scholar 2009-2011
  • Richard B. Gushée Writing Award


Community Affiliations

  • Leadership Oakland
  • Sky Foundation Inc.'s Young Professionals Group
  • Inforum - A Professional Women's Alliance
    2015 Class
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    2013 Leadership Class

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