Laura R. Studen

Partner

Boston, MA
D: 617.345.3325

"Clients' questions are best answered by an attorney who has the experience and knowledge to give practical advice within a range of reasonable predictability."

Overview
Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, New England School of Law, 1982

M.A., Journalism, Boston University College of Communication, 1972

B.A., Ohio State University, 1970

Laura R. Studen is a senior partner at Burns & Levinson LLP in Boston. Her career has been largely focused on employment disputes (including discrimination, wrongful discharge, workplace harassment, executive compensation and contract negotiations), and her family law practice includes litigation of child custody and removal as well as divorce among medium to higher net worth individuals involving complex business and asset valuation. For more than 35 years, Attorney Studen has handled complex disputes in litigation, mediation, and arbitration in multiple venues and jurisdictions locally and nationally. She counsels companies and individuals alike. Attorney Studen is a former Chair of the Firm's Business Litigation Department. Prior to joining Burns & Levinson, she merged her private practice to become a Senior Partner at Lane, Altman & Owens LLP, where she was the Chair of the Employment Practice Group.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Chambers USA Mainly Plaintiffs Representation - Labor & Employment Law (2017)

The Best Lawyers in America© - Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment (2006-2019)

Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2004-2018)

American Institute of Legal Council 10 Best Attorneys in Massachusetts for Client Satisfaction - Employment & Labor Law (2016)

American Academy for Financial Litigators Certified Financial Litigator (2015)

Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Labor & Employment (2014)

America's Most Honored Professionals (2011)

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Top Women of Law (2013)

Top 50 Female Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2005-2007, 2009)

Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Bulloughs Pond Association

  • President

Memberships

ACLU Massachusetts

  • Board member

Litigation Council of America

  • Senior fellow

Massachusetts Bar Foundation

  • Fellow

New England School of Acupuncture

  • Chair of the Board

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

  • Past Board of Governors member

Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers

  • Past president
Resources
Laura R. Studen
Practices
  • Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Employee Rights & Advocacy
  • Employment
  • Divorce & Family
Education

J.D., magna cum laude, New England School of Law, 1982

M.A., Journalism, Boston University College of Communication, 1972

B.A., Ohio State University, 1970

Admissions

Massachusetts

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

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