Alaura Perdzock represents corporate clients in complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, including disputes involving breach of contracts, business torts, and product liability. Her practice includes evaluating claims and legal issues, managing teams to develop facts and evidence, working closely with expert witnesses, drafting motions and briefs in the trial and appellate courts, and preparing for trial.
Alaura has served clients in the aviation, transportation, financial services, consumer products, and health care industries. Recently, Alaura assisted in successfully defending a global engineering and aerospace company in a dispute stemming from a multibillion dollar aircraft development program before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Alaura currently defends a global leader in coatings and related products in product liability lawsuits.
Alaura has successfully represented pro bono clients in appeals before the Pennsylvania Superior Court concerning Pennsylvania's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law and before administrative judges in connection with Pittsburgh's Project H.E.L.P. (Homeless Experience Legal Protection) Program. She currently represents a client seeking asylum as part of the Firm's Laredo Project, which provides legal information and representation to women refugees detained at the southern border.
Alaura serves as a mentor for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Success in Law School Mentoring Program. She is a member of the American Heart Association's Young Professionals and the Young Leadership Board for Boys Hope, Girls Hope Pittsburgh.
Publications Prior to Jones Day
April 1, 2016
Don't Be Left Without An Expert Witness, coauthor, Law360
- December 5, 2019
Women's Executive Leadership Program, Duquesne University
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2015; Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law); University of Wisconsin (B.A. with honors 2012; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" — commercial litigation (2021)