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Laura D. Abenes

laura abenesLaura D. Abenes, Senior Associate
Phone: 301-948-1177
Fax: 301-948-4334

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Laura D. Abenes joined Gavett, Datt & Barish, P.C. in 2000. She is the coordinator of the firm’s asbestos litigation department. Ms. Abenes litigates cases in state and federal courts, representing manufacturers, contractors and suppliers in the defense of toxic tort and products liability claims.

Before law school, Ms. Abenes studied in both England and and Italy. She began her legal career in 1990 as an associate at one of the largest firms in Texas. She has practiced in the areas of environmental litigation and regulation, real estate, construction and commercial litigation.

Areas of Practice
Asbestos Litigation
Environmental Litigation
Products Liability Litigation
Toxic Torts Litigation

Bar Admissions
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
United States District Courts for Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships
Maryland State Bar Association
Bar Association of Baltimore City
Texas Bar Association
Houston Bar Association
National Asian American Bar Association

University of Virginia School of Law, 1990
Juris Doctorate with Honors

Mary Washington College, 1985
Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude

University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy, 1986
  Universita Per Il Stranieri Scholarship

Oxford University, United Kingdom, 1983-1984

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