Laura Gates Rai is a member of the firm's Litigation Group, focusing on complex commercial and general corporate litigation matters.

Laura earned her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2022. While in law school, Laura worked as a legal extern for Judge Michael R. Barrett at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. She also served as an associate editor and business manager for the University of Cincinnati Law Review.

Prior to law school, Laura taught high school science with Teach For America, and worked in politics and education policy in New Hampshire.

Laura is currently admitted to practice law in Ohio.

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J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2022

M.A., Harvard University, 2018

B.A., Princeton University, cum laude, 2014

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