Laura E. Sedlak is Of Counsel to the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Sedlak has experience assisting a diverse range of clients in antitrust, intellectual property and franchise litigation, as well as other commercial disputes, in both state and federal courts. Ms. Sedlak also serves on the Firm’s Diversity Committee.

Ms. Sedlak’s pro bono experience includes civil and criminal matters involving eyewitness misidentification, wrongful disclosure of confidential medical records for individuals living with HIV and legal assistance efforts after Hurricane Sandy.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Sedlak was an Associate at the New York office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

During law school, she was a Notes Editor of the Cornell Law Review and served on the Grievance Board.

Practices

  • Litigation
  • Antitrust
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

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Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey

Rankings and Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in:
  • Best Lawyers®* "Ones to Watch" 2021-2022, Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Law; Litigation - Antitrust
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®* "Rising Stars" 2022, Antitrust Litigation

* See Award Methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Affiliations

  • Advisory Board Member and Attorney Mentor,  New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project (NJ LEEP)

  • Member, American Bar Association
    — Member, Forum on Franchising
    — Member, Section of Antitrust Law
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

    — Member, Franchise Law Committee

  • Member, New York State Bar Association

    — Former Co-Chair, Antitrust Committee of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
    — Member, Antitrust Law Section

  • Member, Garden State Bar Association

  • Member, Essex County Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School, magna cum laude
  • B.A., New York University, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York