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LAURA A. STOLL

ASSOCIATE

  • J.D., 2007
    UCLA School of Law
    (Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., 2002
    Westmont College
    (summa cum laude)
Laura Stoll
601 South Figueroa Street
41st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
USA
213.426.2625

Laura Stoll is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the Consumer Financial Services Litigation Practice. Laura specializes in complex commercial litigation matters, with particular emphasis on financial services litigation and class action defense. She joined Goodwin Procter in 2011.

WORK FOR CLIENTS

Ms. Stoll has represented sophisticated clients in a variety of disputes, including financial services litigation, product liability actions, and consumer class actions.

Ms. Stoll’s financial services practice includes representation of financial institutions in class action cases involving home mortgage loans, loan servicing, and other financial services. These cases typically arise under both state and federal laws, including the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (RESPA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and the Fair Housing Act (FHA), as well as state unfair and deceptive acts and practices laws (UDAP) and common law. Ms. Stoll also represented a foreign bank in a litigation involving allegations of fraud and violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Ms. Stoll has also defended major pharmaceutical companies in product liability actions. She has worked on a variety of other complex commercial litigation matters and business disputes, including contract disputes, business torts, trade secrets, and California Business and Professions Code section 17200 class actions.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Ms. Stoll is a member of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Bar Association and American Bar Association.

MEDIA

Ms. Stoll authored “We Decline to Address”: Resolving the Unanswered Questions Left by Rojas v. Superior Court to Encourage Mediation and Prevent the Improper Shielding of Evidence, 53 UCLA L. Rev. 1549 (2006).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Ms. Stoll was an associate in the Los Angeles office of Sidley Austin LLP. Ms. Stoll served as a law clerk to the Honorable George H. King of the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California, and as an extern to the Honorable Thomas B. Donavan in the Bankruptcy Court of the Central District of California.

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

Ms. Stoll is admitted to practice in California, and before the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California, as well as the Northern District of Illinois.

RECOGNITION

While attending law school, Ms. Stoll was the executive editor for the UCLA Law Review.