“I am a confident and strong advocate who works hard to give my clients peace of mind.” – Laura Schneider
Based in Lakewood, Colorado, Pearl Schneider Young LLC represent clients throughout the states of Colorado. Formed in 2012 by Nancy Pearl and Laura Schneider, the attorneys and paralegals have years of experience serving a diverse range of businesses and individuals in legal matters including civil litigation, insurance defense and insurance law. They represent clients across multiple trades and industries, including but not limited to insurance companies and their insureds; construction professionals; retail and transportation entities; computer and technology specialists; and outdoor ventures and enterprises. Pearl Schneider Young LLC is proud to be a certified woman-owned enterprise and a member of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council. They take pride in their professionalism and personal approach to each client and situation. They are committed to providing excellent service in an efficient and responsive manner.
Laura Schneider partner of Pearl Schneider Young has over 25 years of legal experience in civil litigation, insurance defense and coverage. She is admitted to the State Bar of Colorado, the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. Laura focuses her practice on insurance defense litigation, including first- and third-party liability claims, construction defect coverage litigation, subrogation claims, and coverage analysis, in which she reviews and analyzes coverage issues under a wide-variety of insurance policies and forms, including commercial general liability, automobile, homeowners, and other specialty policies. She has advised clients and analyzed matters related to allocation of indemnity and defense costs among multiply-triggered policies, and has been involved in bringing and defending declaratory judgment actions with respect to the same.
Ms. Schneider has also defended carriers in first-party bad faith claims and claims under the Colorado Consumer Protection Act. Ms. Schneider also has experience in the defense of predatory lending claims. She is experienced in all aspects of litigation, defending clients not to be exposed by access verdicts and keeping settlements in policy limits including motions practice, discovery, settlement negotiations, trials and appeals.
Laura received her J.D., from the University of Denver College of Law, May 1993, B.S. in Psychology and Sociology, Colorado State University, 1989-Certificates of Interdisciplinary Studies in Youth Agency Administration and Criminal Justice and attended King’s College, Aberdeen, Scotland, University of Aberdeen, 1987. She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, former President of the Arapahoe County Bar Association, Arapahoe County Bar Foundation; Chair (2008-2010); Director (2010-2012) and Colorado Defense Lawyers Association.
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