Laurel is a J.D. Candidate in the Class of 2018 at Cornell Law School. She graduated from Columbia College in 2014 with a B.A. in Psychology. During the summer of 2016, Laurel interned at the Attorneys for Children's Office in Ithaca, NY. In the summer of 2017, she interned at the Department of Justice in the Torts Branch of the Civil Division.