Laura C. Cannon
(504) 322-7228
lcannon@pipesmiles.com
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Laura C. Cannon practices commercial litigation, with a current focus on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. Her insurance experience includes representing insurers in first-party coverage and statutory bad faith disputes, as well as in third-party bodily injury disputes, in state and federal court. Laura also has substantial experience representing national broker-dealers in securities arbitration in disputes stemming from the Puerto Rico debt crisis and in representing financial lenders in consumer financial services litigation.

Laura is an active member of the legal community in New Orleans. She serves as a board member of the Younger Lawyer’s Division of the Federal Bar Association. She is also a member of the Tulane Law Review Alumnae Association, the Association of Women Attorneys, the Louisiana Bar Association, and the New Orleans Bar Association. Laura is committed to pro bono work and volunteers with the Pro Bono Project and the H.E.L.P. Program, as well as with various legal fairs.

Laura previously clerked for the Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Laura received her Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University, Cum Laude. She received her Juris Doctor Magna Cum Laude from Tulane University Law School. While at Tulane Law, she served as the Senior Managing Editor of the Tulane Law Review and President of Law Women. Laura was also one of only ten recipients nationally of the Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing in 2016, which honors the authors of legal articles that demonstrate creativity, a mastery and understanding of the law, and clear and concise writing.

Education

Tulane Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016

– Order of the Coif
– Tulane 34 Award
– Tulane Law Review, Senior Managing Editor
– Tulane Law Review, “Class of 2000 Award”
– Tulane Law Review, “Robert Friedman Law Review Award”

Tulane University, B.A., cum laude, 2012

Professional and Civic Activities

Board Member, Younger Lawyers Division of the New Orleans Federal Bar Association

Tulane Law Review Alumnae Association, Member

New Orleans Pro Bono Project, Volunteer

Association of Women Attorneys, Member

Justice for All Ball Committee Member, 2016 – 2018

Publications and Awards

Indecent Communications: Revenge Porn and Congressional Intent of § 230(c), 90 Tul. L. Rev. 471 (2016)

2016 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing