Hon. Laura Seigle
Laura Seigle is a judge on the Los Angeles Superior Court assigned to a complex civil courtroom and has sat pro tem on the California Court of Appeal. Judge Seigle is chair of the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Ethics Review and Comment Committee and a member of the Court’s Local Rules Committee. She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Litigation Section’s Executive Committee, the Board of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, the LACBA-WLALA Joint Task Force on the Retention and Promotion of Women Lawyers, the Chancery Club of Los Angeles, and the Boards of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the LA Law Library. She served as Chair of the Yale Law School Association Executive Committee and President of the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation. Judge Seigle regularly teaches on a variety of topics including evidence, torts, and professional ethics.
While in practice, Judge Seigle was named one of The National Law Journal’s 75 “Outstanding Women Lawyers” in the country, Intellectual Property Litigator of the Year by the Century City Bar Association, one of the 20 “Most Influential Women in IP Law” nationally by Law360, one of 75 “Top Intellectual Property Litigators” by the Daily Journal, one of the “50 Women Leaders in Tech Law” by The Recorder, and a Top 100 Women Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal. For many years Judge Seigle was included on the Southern California “Super Lawyers” list.
Prior to her appointment, Judge Seigle was a partner at Irell & Manella LLP and clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Judge Seigle graduated from Yale Law School and Harvard University.