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Laura A.  Michenfelder
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Chicago Attorney
Laura A. Michenfelder

Phone: 312.448.6230


Languages: English

Laura is an associate who focuses her practice on the defense of commercial, construction, premises liability, product liability, and transportation claims.

Before law school, Laura worked for a national civil law firm on their intellectual property litigation team, where she assisted attorneys with defending matters involving patent, copyright, and trademark infringement claims against small businesses in federal courts across the country.

She also worked as a law clerk for a Chicago-based labor and employment firm where she gained litigation experience in federal court and in administrative proceedings. 

In her free time, Laura is a coach for the Loyola Criminal Mock Trial Team.
Professional Activities/Recognitions

Laura is active in a number of professional and civic organizations, including:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms 


  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Product Liability
  • Transportation


Laura attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law and graduated in 2022.  She received a Certificate in Trial Advocacy and was on the Dean’s List in 2020, 2021, and 2022. She was one of 10 students selected as a Corboy Fellow in Trial Advocacy, where she spent over 400 hours a semester preparing for trial competitions. 

She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, with minors in English and French, from the University Arkansas in 2018.  She was the Vice President and Captain of the Undergraduate Mock Trial Team.  


  • Laura was admitted to the Illinois bar in 2022.     

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Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd.

230 West Monroe Street
Suite 2260
Chicago, IL 60606-4703
United States

Law Firm Contact: James H. Whalen

Tel: 312.448.6230

Fax: 312.726.2273



Member Since: 2006

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