Laura Wolk Slavis
Laura Wolk Slavis joined Becket as counsel in 2022. Her work at Becket has included federal litigation at both the trial and appellate level.
Prior to joining Becket, Laura worked as an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she focused her work on complex commercial litigation, administrative law, and constitutional law, including religious liberty issues. In addition to her experience in private practice, Laura has had the privilege of clerking for the Honorable Clarence Thomas on the Supreme Court of the United States, the Honorable Thomas M. Hardiman on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Honorable Janice Rogers Brown on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Laura earned her J.D. summa cum laude from Notre Dame Law School in 2016, where she received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Program of Study in Public Law and served as the Law Review’s Federal Courts editor. She received her B.A. in psychology from Swarthmore College in 2009, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
When she’s not thinking about the law, Laura enjoys learning about wine, going for a run, and discovering the latest great novel.