Laura Wolf is an attorney at Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC. Her practice includes advocating on behalf of employees facing labor law violations and discrimination in the workplace, tenants subjected to discrimination and retaliation in their housing, and individuals suffering from abuses of their civil rights at the hands of government officials. Prior to joining Rathod Mohamedbhai, Laura served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable R. Brooke Jackson on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. In the local community, Laura has volunteered as a coach for the Arrupe Jesuit High School mock trial team and serves as a Legal Night Volunteer.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Laura graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in May 2013. While there, she served as an Article Editor and Article Selection Committee Member on the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender as well as an Editor on the Harvard Environmental Law Review. She also participated in the school’s Employment Law Clinic and served as a Board Member and Committee Chairwoman in the Harvard Women’s Law Association. During her 1L summer, Laura served in the AmeriCorps JD program while interning at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF).
Laura received her Bachelor of Arts in May 2008 from Brandeis University, graduating magna cum laude with a major in French Language & Literature and a minor in Legal Studies. During her senior year, Laura interned at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, with a primary focus on investigating employment discrimination claims.
During law school, Laura interned at LAF, Lichten and Liss-Riordan, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs. Laura was also a summer associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in their litigation department. Prior to law school, Laura worked in operations at a small hedge fund in San Francisco, California.
- Araujo, et al. v. City of Fort Collins, et al., 16-cv-00966-RBJ (Systemic Race and National Origin Discrimination, Retaliation)
- Contreras, et al. v. Rent-Rite Super Kegs West, et al., 16-cv-01737-CBS (Race and National Origin Discrimination, Wage Theft)
- Wilson v. Pauling, et al., 2013cv35298, Denver District Court (Assault, Battery, Intentional Interference with Contract, and Employment Discrimination)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
• Lawyers’ Civil Rights Coalition, Board Member
• Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center, Board Member
• Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Public Policy Committee
• Colorado Lawyers Committee – Young Lawyers Division, Fundraising Committee
• Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association
• Colorado Labor and Employment Relations Association
• Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
• Colorado Bar Association, Civil Rights Section Treasurer
• Denver Bar Association
The Equal Protection Clause and Alien Status, Constitutional Law, University of Colorado Law School; Use of Electronic Evidence in the Employment Law Case, CBA Employment Law Fall Update: Key Strategies for Your Practice (November 2016); Advocating the Case: Investigating Claims, Interviewing Witnesses, and Obtaining Documentation, PELA CTLA Employment Law 101 CLE (September 2016), Utilizing the Unemployment Insurance Application Process as a Tool for Discovery, PELA Annual Retreat 2016 Lunch Roundtable (August 2016), Navigating and Using the Numerous Aspects of Colorado’s Legal System, Colorado Advocacy In Action Conference (June 2016); Refugees in Colorado Panel Speaker, CU President’s Leadership Class Alumni Event (April 2016); Resurgent NLRB Finds Employees Chilled by Common Language in Arbitration Agreements and Employer Policies, Boulder County Bar Association Brown Bag (March 2016); Vindicating Employee Rights Using Common Law Torts and the State Court System, PELA Brown Bag (February 2016); Employment Law Practicum, Red Rocks Community College (Fall Semester 2015)
- French – proficient
- U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
- Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals