Judy Lao, CEDS

Judy Lao, CEDS

Professional Staff Manager, Client Development
California Litigation
Judy Lao, CEDS

Judy Lao joined Goodwin in 2020 and is the Manager of Client Development for the firm’s California Litigation group, Employment practice, Trade Secrets, Employee Mobility + Non-Competes practice, and the Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning incubator.  Ms. Lao’s expertise includes strategic marketing and business development planning and coaching, proposal management, sponsorship and event planning, and social media engagement.

Ms. Lao’s background includes more than 18 years in the litigation industry.  She is an expert in trial and case management, as well as a Certified E-Discovery Specialist.  

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Lao managed legal operations for the Chief Legal Office of the private equity giant, The Blackstone Group, in New York City.  She is the 2019 recipient of Blackstone’s prestigious Peter G. Peterson Award, which is awarded to only one employee a year who exemplifies “excellence and commitment to service to others.”






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