Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP, Attorneys in Orange County

Laura A. Noroski

Direct: (714) 382-7006
Main: (714) 382-7000
Fax: (714) 784-0031

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ORANGE COUNTY
695 Town Center Drive, Suite 700
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1993

Laura A. Noroski

Partner

Professional Highlights

Ms. Noroski represents businesses in undertaking a broad range of transactions including non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, intellectual property licensing, manufacturing and other business-to-business and customer agreements.  Ms. Noroski has also been involved in drafting key documents and handling due diligence for several mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Noroski also handles real estate matters including the purchase, sale, and development of multi-million dollar real estate holdings across California, including drafting development and use provisions for commercial and hotel properties, and negotiating easements with public entities.

Ms. Noroski has been involved in financing transactions, general corporate governance work, and preparing initial public offering (IPO) documents and other critical disclosures for various companies, including Clean Energy Fuels.

In addition, Ms. Noroski litigates matters in both state and federal courts, including the areas of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, municipal law, class action and employment issues.

Ms. Noroski has argued at the California Court of Appeal, obtaining successful results for a municipality in Orange County, California.  Ms. Noroski has co-authored several appellate briefs, including advocating for the enforcement of her represented city’s municipal code, as related to state and federal law.

Ms. Noroski has been intrinsically involved in handing several large-scale litigation matters from inception to trial, including representing a plaintiff financial institution in a case spanning over three years.  The trial resulted in a successful result for her client; a jury verdict of over $20 million.

Ms. Noroski advocates for her clients in all aspects of litigation including representing clients before the California Labor Commissioner’s Office, taking depositions, arguing a variety of motions in court, handling and overseeing discovery, and representing clients in mediation. 

Aside from representing clients in mediation, Ms. Noroski has served as a mediator herself both in private mediations and in the Superior Court of Orange County, Small Claims Division, as a volunteer.  To prepare for these endeavors, she has completed formal mediation training, holding a certificate under the Dispute Resolutions Programs Act.  She has also completed an intensive course tailored to the mediation of a litigated case at Pepperdine’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, which focused on advanced negotiation and settlement techniques used in business litigation.