Laura Komarek is an associate with Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Team. Laura received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she was awarded Best Oralist in a school-wide competition her first year.
During law school, she served as a legal intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Louisiana and for the Honorable Paul A. Magnuson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Laura was also a law clerk for the general counsel of the Minnesota Vikings.
Before law school, Laura spent two years as a special education teacher with Teach for America in New Orleans. An All-American athlete in college, Laura is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Trinity College, with honors in political science. At Trinity College, she was twice awarded Top Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.