JD, Harvard Law School, 2016
BA, Washington University - St. Louis, 2010
Laura Lane-Steele is a Forrester Fellow at Tulane Law School. Her research focuses on sex and gender in American equality law and family law. She examines how these fields of law fail to properly address discrimination and how legal concepts can be revised to bring the principle of equality into contemporary life.
Prior to joining Tulane Law School, Lane-Steele was an associate at Steptoe & Johnson LLP, focusing on complex civil litigation across many areas of law. She also clerked for the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Lane-Steele earned her JD from Harvard Law School in 2016 and her BA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010. Prior to law school, she taught middle and high school math and science in Washington, DC.