Laurie M. Lai

Laurie M. Lai

Washington, D.C.

Email laurie.lai@​

Phone +1 202 637 7028

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Laurie Lai provides clear, practical advice to help clients navigate a changing regulatory landscape.

Whether advising on policy developments, compliance with privacy and cybersecurity regulations, breach response, or government investigations, Laurie supports clients with strategic and thoughtful guidance. She counsels on a range of topics, including issues related to connected cars, online behavioral advertising, law enforcement access requests, educational technology, employee monitoring, facial recognition and biometrics, and health privacy.

While in law school, Laurie served as a student attorney in the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society's Cyberlaw Clinic. Prior to law school, she was a public school math and science teacher. She has a second-degree black belt in taekwondo.

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude, 2016

B.S., University of Michigan, with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, 2011

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


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