Laura Goldsmith is a corporate associate in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group. Her practice focuses on matters in technology, intellectual property, privacy and data security across a range of industries that include life sciences, retail, professional and financial services, communications, media, Internet, software, fashion, entertainment and sports.
Laura represents life science companies in various transactions, including licensing deals, research collaborations and strategic acquisitions. She also advises clients regarding compliance with federal and state laws related to privacy and data security. She contributes to Proskauer’s Privacy Law Blog and maintains the Financial Privacy and State Privacy Laws chapters of the Proskauer on Privacy treatise.
Prior to her legal career, Laura worked as a consultant to global pharmaceutical companies formulating drug development strategy and clinical trial design. She also conducted scientific research in pharmacology and biology at Duke University Medical Center and her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals.
While at Boston University School of Law, Laura served as the Editor-in-Chief for the Review of Banking & Financial Law and interned for Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.