Laura DePonio concentrates her practice in the area of complex commercial litigation and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association.
Ms. DePonio received her undergraduate from the University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law. She also holds a Master’s in Public health from Tufts Medical School where she concentrated her studies in healthcare and business administration.
During her time at the University of Michigan, Ms. DePonio was a member of several student organizations, including the Mid-American Model United Nations and the student government. Ms. DePonio was a Northeastern Social Justice Scholarship recipient and served as a member of the Law Review, the Student Bar Association and the Health Law Association. In her first year, Ms. DePonio worked as a student researcher, and in conjunction with her peers, drafted appellate briefs for the 11th Circuit on behalf of a nonprofit organization representing migrant workers in the United States. She also served as a teaching assistant for several first year law classes, including legal research and writing and criminal justice, and was a research assistant for the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Program located at Northeastern. Ms. DePonio completed judicial internships with the Honorable Victoria A. Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Neuman Anderson Grieco McKenney, P.C.
Prior to law school, Ms. DePonio was a program coordinator at the Maine Association of Nonprofits, an organization dedicated to providing education, advocacy and membership services to the Maine Nonprofit community. In her spare time, Ms. DePonio enjoys spending time with her family in her hometown of Traverse City and is an avid runner.