​Laura Kathryn O'Boyle is an associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.  She is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group.  She also serves on the Firm’s Community Affairs Committee and Diversity Committee.

Ms. O’Boyle has experience in a wide range of complex litigation matters, with an emphasis on securities litigation and intellectual property disputes.  Recent representative matters include representation of a major insurance broker in a securities class action related to brokerage practices and compensation disclosure, winning summary judgment for an author and publisher on copyright, trademark and unfair competition claims, and representation of an international telecommunications company in a large commercial dispute.

Ms. O'Boyle graduated with distinction in 2006 from Stanford Law School, where she served as vice-president of the Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation and a research assistant for the Stanford Law School Center for E-Commerce.  At Stanford, Ms. O'Boyle was also a member of the Stanford Journal of International Law and the Stanford Judicial Review. In 2002, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Brown University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Ms. O’Boyle is admitted to practice in the State of New York, and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • Stanford University - 2006 - Juris Doctor
  • Brown University - 2002 - Bachelor of Arts


  • New York Bar

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