Laura Mujenda maintains a broad-based complex commercial litigation practice, with a particular emphasis on business and intellectual property matters. She has experience defending and bringing claims for breach of contract, fraud, tortious interference, and trademark and copyright infringement. She has handled various aspects of civil litigation, including dispositive motion practice, discovery, dispute resolution and trial preparation.
Laura also maintains an active pro bono practice. She has helped a mother win a considerable settlement against the City of New York and the New York City Police Department in a case involving municipal negligence. And she continuously assists survivors of torture and/or persecution in removal proceedings file for asylum and withholding of removal under the United Nations Convention against Torture.
At Fordham University School of Law, Laura was a staff member for the Fordham International Law Journal, as well as a competition team member for the Fordham Dispute Resolution Society, Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot. In collaboration with the Walter Leitner International Human Rights Clinic, Laura researched, wrote and published A Handbook on Rape and Sexual Violence: Best Practices of Community-Based Paralegal Programs and Non-Governmental Organizations.
- NYC Bar Association, Member
- Association of Black Women Attorneys, Member
- Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Member
- Volunteer Lawyers For the Arts, New York, Member
- Perkins Coie, New York, NY, Summer Associate, 2014, 2015
- Kaplan, Friedman & Associates, Boston, MA, Immigration Litigation Paralegal, 2011 - 2013