Laura E.B. Hulce helps clients solve challenging problems in commercial litigation. She has significant experience in federal and state courts nationwide, as well as arbitrations. A trusted advisor to clients, she helps them obtain important victories in a variety of industries, mitigate risk, and avoid unnecessary litigation. Her practice focuses on commercial disputes, including subject matters such as breach of contract, business torts, restrictive covenants, trademark, health care, and others.
Ms. Hulce also maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing mainly on criminal defense. Her pro bono victories include working on a trial team that obtained a jury verdict of not guilty for a client wrongfully charged with first-degree murder. Before attending law school, she spent several years gaining unparalleled experience in Edward M. Genson’s white-collar and criminal defense practice and provided substantive support for several high-profile criminal trials.
Ms. Hulce is a member of Jenner & Block’s Pro Bono Committee and a Co-Chair of the firm’s Associates Committee. In 2017, she was named an Emerging Lawyer in commercial litigation by Leading Lawyers.
Ms. Hulce is a member of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. She also serves on the leadership team for Women of Dartmouth in Chicago, serving as the Personal and Professional Development co-chair. Ms. Hulce received her B.A. from Dartmouth College in 2005 and her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2011, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
Before joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Hulce served as a law clerk for the Honorable Nancy G. Edmunds of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.