Laura Dunn

Laura Dunn, Esq.

Laura Dunn, Esq.

Laura Dunn is a nationally recognized victim rights attorney recently featured on HBO Vice. In 2007, Dunn graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in Psychology & Pre-Law and a Certificate in Criminal Justice. In 2014, Dunn received a J.D. from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law graduating Order of the Barristers and receiving the William P. Cunningham Award for her national advocacy on campus sexual assault, which included lobbying to pass the 2013 VAWA Reauthorization, advising the White House Task Force to Protect Students Against Sexual Assault, and serving as a negotiator on the U.S. Department of Education’s VAWA Rulemaking Committee. Dunn is now the Executive Director of SurvJustice, which provides legal services to survivors across the country and trains institutions of higher education on compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act. Dunn is also a published legal scholar in the Georgetown Journal of Gender & Law and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law teaching the course Sexual Violence & Harassment in Education.

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