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Laura Carlin Mattiacci
Laura Carlin Mattiacci is a partner at Console Law Offices LLC. She is the lead trial counsel for the law firm’s most significant cases. In 2013, Laura won a $1.678 million jury verdict (plus attorney’s fees and costs) on behalf of a whistleblower who was fired after complaining of illegal activity in the workplace. In 2011, while nine months pregnant, Laura won a six-figure jury verdict on behalf of a worker in a defamation and intentional interference with contractual relations case. Ten days later, she gave birth to her second beautiful baby boy.
In 2013, Laura was named a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine. In 2011, she was named to the “Lawyers on the Fast Track” list by The Legal Intelligencer – a distinction given to only 27 lawyers under the age of 40 in Pennsylvania. From 2006 through 2012 Laura was named to the "Pennsylvania Rising Star" list by Philadelphia Magazine and the Philadelphia Super Lawyers Magazine - no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are named to the list.
In 2009, Laura founded Philly-MAMA (Mother-Attorneys Mentoring Association of Philadelphia), a group dedicated to empowering attorney-mothers and encouraging them to succeed while celebrating their roles as both attorneys and mothers, which now has over 150 members.
Laura’s clients include current and former employees, and applicants for employment, who have been victimized by discrimination based on sex, race, religion, national origin, color, disability, age, sexual orientation and pregnancy. Laura also represents individuals in matters involving FMLA leave, long-term and short-term disability claims, retirement benefits, stock option plans, whistleblower claims, employment contracts and severance agreements. Laura’s practice also includes significant class actions against large corporations, including claims involving sex and age discrimination, wage and hour violations, and illegal reductions in force. She has been a presenter on issues of employment law at Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) seminars, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) conventions, and area law schools.
Laura graduated from the University of Scranton in 1999 and the Beasley School of Law at Temple University in 2002. As a member of Temple Law's National Trial Team, Laura won several trial advocacy awards, including a National Championship in the American Association for Justice's Trial Advocacy Competition. While in law school, she also clerked for the preeminent trial lawyer, James E. Beasley, Sr. Laura is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Bar and Court Admissions
- Pennsylvania State Bar
- New Jersey State Bar
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Philadelphia Bar Association
- National Employment Lawyers Association
- Founding Member of Philly-MAMA (Mother-Attorneys Mentoring Association of Philadelphia)
- The Beasley School of Law at Temple University, Juris Doctorate
- The University of Scranton, Bachelor of Science
- Named to the Pennsylvania “Super Lawyers” by Philadelphia Magazine and Philadelphia Super Lawyers Magazine in 2013.
- Named to the "2011 Lawyers on the Fast Track" list by The Legal Intelligencer – a distinction given to only 27 lawyers under the age of 40.
- Named to the Pennsylvania “Rising Stars” list by Philadelphia Magazine and Philadelphia Super Lawyers Magazine in 2006 - 2012.
- National Championship Winner of the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Trial Advocacy Competition
- Two-time Regional Champion of AAJ’s Trial Advocacy Competition
- Champion of Quinnipiac University School of Law’s Northeast Regional Criminal Justice Advocacy Competition
- Recipient of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association’s James J. Manderino Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy
- Recipient of Victor A. Jaczun Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy
- Recipient of Alia Herrara Memorial AAJ Auxiliary Scholarship for winning essay on the topic: “The Professional Trial Lawyer: Why Is Civility Not a Sign of Weakness But a Badge of Honor?”
Speaking Engagements and Publications
- “Laws Effecting the Deaf and Hard of Hearing” – Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communication Centre (2013)
- “Sexual Harassment Law Update” – Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2013)
- Temple Law School – Guest Lecturer in Advanced Employment Law class (2013)
- “Top Ten Pitfalls for Employment Lawyers” – Employment Law Institute (2012)
- “Visualizing Your Evidence” – National NELA Conference, San Diego, CA (2012)
- “Work/Life Success for Lawyers” – Seminar (2012)
- “Parental Leave in Law Firms” – Seminar (2012)
- “Hiring Best Practices” – National Employment Law Institute (2010)
“I want to take this opportunity to thank you in writing for your incredible effort on my behalf during my suit’s three year process.
From our first meeting right through the settlement, you were the one person who knew this case inside out...”
October 26th, 2013 Console Law Offices LLC Partner, Laura C. Mattiacci, Moderates Women's Way Event
June 6th, 2013 Console Law Offices LLC attorney, Laura C. Mattiacci spoke at Abington Library in Pennsylvania for the Deaf-Hearing Communication Center on the legal rights affecting the deaf and hard of hearing in the workplace.