Laura Hertzog : Biography
As an advocate for workplace diversity, Laura Hertzog has broad experience in facilitating organizational changes that support diversity, investigating and remedying actual and potential hostile work environment claims and advising employers on how to create more diverse workplaces.
Combining her law degree with her love of teaching, Laura initially pursued both teaching and a law practice, as an associate in the litigation department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, and an adjunct instructor at Brooklyn Law School, and then as a member of the faculty at NYU School of Law.
Subsequently, Laura held positions as Director of Associate Development with the law firm of Chadbourne & Parke, as Director of Global Diversity with Credit Suisse First Boston, and subsequently as a Dean at Hunter College, CUNY. In those positions, Laura's portfolio included responsibilities for training and development, implementation of EEO policies, investigation and remediation of complaints, development of diverse workforces, and initiation and implementation of diversity friendly organizational practices and policies.
Laura received her AB in East Asian Studies from Princeton and her JD Cum Laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as a member of the law review. She has been active in a number of organizations including membership in and chairmanship of committees of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York and service on the boards of New York Court Appointed Special Advocates and the New York Women's Foundation.