Full Name
Laura Dunn
L.L. Dunn Law Firm
Speaker Bio
Laura Dunn is a nationally recognized victim rights attorney and social entrepreneur who has been featured in Forbes, Buzzfeed, National Law Journal, and many more. Dunn is the Founding Partner of the L.L. Dunn Law Firm, as well as a published legal scholar, adjunct at Maryland Law, liaison to the ALI’s Model Penal Code on Sexual Assault and Student Sexual Misconduct Project, and a previously appointed member to the ABA’s Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence (2016-2019) and Criminal Justice Section Task Force on College Due Process and Victim Protection (2017).
While a student at Maryland Law, Dunn contributed to Obama-era Title IX guidance from the U.S. Department of Education and served on its 2014 rule-making committee to develop implementing regulations for the Clery Act's amendments under Section 304 of the 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act ("VAWA"). For her national advocacy, Dunn has been publicly recognized by then-Vice President Joe Biden and then-Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy on the Senate floor. Upon graduation, she founded the national nonprofit, SurvJustice, which won the 2017 AAUW Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award. Dunn has received several awards and recognition, including the 2015 Echoing Green Global Fellowship, the 2016 Benjamin Cardin Public Service Award, the 2017 Special Courage Award from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime, and a 2018 TED Fellowship, among others. Dunn is a 2014 graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
Speaking At
Deliberate Indifference? Holding Law Enforcement and Educational Institutions Accountable For Effectively Responding to Sexual Assault
Laura Dunn