Laura Durham

Laura G. Durham



  • University at Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
    • Juris Doctor, 2022
  • Siena College, Loudonville, New York
    • B.A. in Political Science and Community Development, 2019


  • State of New York, January, 2024
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York, January 2024


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association


  • Personal Injury
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents
    • Premises Liability
  • Civil Rights Litigation


Laura Durham focuses on civil litigation and personal injury cases. Ms. Durham recently joined the firm after serving as a law clerk for Penberthy Law Group, LLP, in the City of Buffalo. During her time with Penberthy Law Group, LLP, Ms. Durham assisted in the representation of people who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents and premises liability accidents. 

She understands New York State’s No-Fault Law and is knowledgeable in all other aspects of Plaintiff’s personal injury litigation. Ms. Durham has also assisted in counseling individuals whose Constitutional rights had been violated by government actors.

Ms. Durham has assisted in cases venued in the United States District Court for the Western and Northern Districts of New York, prepared briefs for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as well as the New York State Supreme Court Third and Fourth Department Appellate Divisions.



Bailey, Johnson, & Peck, P.C., Albany, New York

Associate, January, 2024 to Present

Law Clerk, August, 2023 to January, 2024

Research and analyze case law for motions.

Draft memoranda of law, affidavits in support of motions, pre-trial reports, EBT reports, discovery demands and responses. Assist with trial preparation.  Review and analyze medical records.  Conduct depositions and 50-H hearings.  Experience in litigation of a variety of areas including, civil rights violations, and personal injury matters including motor vehicle accidents and premises liability.


Goldberger & Kremer, Albany, New York 

Law Clerk, January 2023 to June 2023

Researched causes of actions pertaining to client’s circumstances.  Reviewed and evaluated case law. Prepared cases for arbitration. Assisted with document drafting and review for pending eviction cases. 


Penberthy Law Group, LLP 

VanDette Penberthy, LLP, Buffalo, New York

Law Clerk, October 2019 to December 2022

Conducted client meetings in regard to status of claims and preparation for mediation.  Researched causes of actions pertaining to client’s circumstances.  Reviewed and evaluated case law.  Drafted discovery demands and responses.