Laura Rees Acosta

Laura Rees Acosta

Professional Staff Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Laura Rees Acosta

Laura Acosta is a firm-wide Senior Manager of Diversity and Professional Development. In this role, she focuses on various attorney engagement initiatives, including diversity and inclusion programs and flexible work arrangements. She also provides parental leave and flexwork coaching and manages various legal, professional skills and project management training programs. Ms. Acosta was previously a senior associate in the Labor & Employment practice at Goodwin. Prior to joining Goodwin in 2008, Ms. Acosta clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and practiced as an associate at Baker Botts LLP.



J.D., 2005
University of Houston Law Center
(magna cum laude)
B.A., 2001
Rice University
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