Laura Brookover

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Covington & Burling LLP
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004-2401
Tel: 202.662.5283
Fax: 202.778.5283




  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2010
    • Dean’s Scholarship
    • magna cum laude
    • Georgetown Law Journal, Senior Notes Editor
    • Georgetown Institute for Public Representation Clinic
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2007
    • magna cum laude
    • with departmental honors

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Paul S. Diamond, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2010-2011

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Laura Brookover focuses on the areas of class action defense, commercial litigation, and state and federal enforcement actions with particular emphasis on consumer protection law and the financial services sector.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of major banks in various nationwide putative class action lawsuits alleging violations of RICO, FDCPA, and other federal and state laws.
  • Representation of major bank in CFPB enforcement actions relating to unfair and deceptive practices allegations.
  • Representation of major banks in enforcement actions brought by state attorneys general relating to credit card add-on products.
  • Representation of cosmetics company in nationwide class action lawsuit alleging deceptive product labeling.
  • Representation of stock exchange in state attorney general investigation alleging violations of state securities laws.
  • Representation of global network communications provider in contractual dispute with satellite manufacturer.
  • Representation of pharmaceutical developer in contractual dispute relating to drug license agreement.

Pro Bono

  • Representation of indigent client bringing § 1983 excessive force claims against police officer after client was shot during routine arrest, resulting in substantial settlement.
  • Representation of client wrongfully convicted of murder bringing § 1983 claims against individual and municipal defendants for failing to turn over exculpatory evidence.

Publications and Speeches

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