Professional Biography

Laura Mujenda Associate

  • New York

    D +1.212.261.6880

    F +1.212.977.1649

    New York

    30 Rockefeller Plaza, 22nd Floor

    New York, NY

    +1.212.261.6880

    LMujenda@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Laura Mujenda maintains a broad-based commercial litigation practice that includes business, privacy, data security, investigations and soft IP matters. As part of her growing privacy practice, Laura counsels clients on GDPR compliance, including preparing Article 30 reports and conducting gap analysis. Laura is also engaged in policy framework as related to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

In her litigation practice, Laura has experience bringing and defending claims for fraud, misrepresentation, breach of contract, tortious interference with a contract, and trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement. She has handled various aspects of civil litigation, including dispositive motion practice, pleadings, discovery, depositions, dispute resolution and trial preparation. She also been involved in investigations related to retaliation, sexual harassment, gender or pregnancy-based discrimination and enforcement actions.

Laura’s pro bono practice focuses on representing immigrants in removal proceedings who seek lawful admission into the U.S. In that regard, Laura recently secured release on bond and a grant of Deferral of Removal under the Convention Against Torture for a native and citizen of Guatemala.

Professional Leadership

  • NYC Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Black Women Attorneys, Member
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Member
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, (CIPP/E), Member 

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Lawyers For the Arts, New York, Member

Related Employment

  • Perkins Coie, New York, NY, Summer Associate, 2014, 2015
  • Kaplan, Friedman & Associates, Boston, MA, Immigration Litigation Paralegal, 2011 - 2013

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

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Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • University Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, LL.M., French, European & International Business Law , 2016
  • Boston College, B.A., Communications, 2011

Languages

  • French