Laura A. Sanom

Laura has represented the firm’s clients in a variety of areas relating to business competition including antitrust, advertising, trade secrets, distribution, employment, bankruptcy and breach of contract and warranty matters.

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Laura A. Sanom

(937) 227-3700

110 N. Main St., Suite 1600
Dayton, OH  45402

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Commercial Business and Competitor Litigation






Breach of Contract



Trade Secrets


Distribution issues

Supreme Court of Ohio – 1987


Supreme Court of Michigan – 1998


Supreme Court of New Jersey – 1993


Third Circuit Court of Appeals – 2000


Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals – 1999

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan – 2012


Eastern District of Michigan – 1996


District of New Jersey – 1993


Northern District of Ohio – 1987


Southern District of Ohio – 1987

Ohio Women’s Bar Association, President’s Award (2011–2012)


Grosse Pointe Schools, Volunteer of the Year (2008)

American Bar Association


Michigan Bar Association


Ohio Bar Association

Ohio Women’s Bar Association


Dayton Bar Association

Kalamazoo College, Bachelor of Arts, 1984

With Honors

George Washington University National Law Center, 1987

Pierce Middle School, PTO Board Member (2012–Present)


Grosse Pointe South High School Choir Boosters, Committee Chair (2014–Present)


Christ Church – Detroit, Sunday School Teacher and Youth Leader (1998–Present)

Ohio Women’s Bar Association, Vice President and Trustee (2010–2015)


University of Dayton School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Negotiations and Complex Litigation (1989–1992)


YWCA Dayton, Vice President and Board Member (1987–1992)

Speaker, Ohio State Bar Association, 40th Annual Antitrust Institute Vertical Restraints, Can We Do That? Can They? (October 2006)


Annual Speaker, Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation Leadership Institute, Principles of Negotiation (2010-Present)

Article, Ohio Women’s Bar Association Newsletter, Strategies for Effective Daubert Challenges (Spring 2011)


Speaker, Ohio Women’s Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Time Management Strategies (2011, 2012), Effective Advocacy (2013)