Laura Veith concentrates her law practice in the area of commercial litigation, with a particular focus in insurance coverage and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Veith is experienced in many stages of litigation in state and federal courts across the country.
Ms. Veith’s commercial litigation experience includes commercial contract, warranty, and product liability cases. In the insurance coverage arena, Ms. Veith represents policyholder interests in a variety of insurance coverage disputes, including long-tail asbestos and environmental liabilities, claims under employers’ liability policies, professional liability policies, general liability policies, and business interruption policies.
Specifically, Ms. Veith has broad pre-trial litigation experience, including managing complex discovery schedules, conducting fact depositions, motions practice, and assisting with drafting key dispositive motions and appellate briefs.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Veith was a Pre-Trial Chamber legal clerk for the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. In addition, Ms. Veith was a legal intern to President Judge Jeffrey A. Manning of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in 2015 and Chief Judge Joy Flowers Conti of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in 2013. Ms. Veith was a summer associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office in 2014. Before her career in law, Ms. Veith developed a civics and citizenship program for and taught classes to recently settled refugees and immigrants seeking citizenship. Ms. Veith was also a high school teacher in rural Thailand.
- Rising Star, Leadership Pittsburgh’s Leadership Development Initiative, 2021-2022
- Duquesne University School of Law Distinguished Student Award, 2015
- Semi Finalist, National Trial Competition
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate
- “The Litigation Issue 2023,” Best Lawyers, 1 September 2023
- Mentioned, "Meet the 48 ‘rising stars’ tapped for Leadership Pittsburgh’s 2021-2022 cohort," Technical.ly Pittsburgh, 6 October 2021
- Mentioned, "Insurer Claims It Did Not Breach Contract In Benzene Exposure Dispute," Mealey’s Litigation Report, 29 July 2021