Laura E. Devane advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment matters.

Before joining Littler, Laura worked for a national law firm in Minneapolis defending corporations in multimillion-dollar litigation stemming from various employment-related claims, including aiding and abetting breach of restrictive covenant agreements and misappropriation of trade secrets. Laura also worked for the largest law firm in the Central Valley representing and advising clients in a wide range of disputes from pre-suit advice to trial and appeal.

After law school, Laura served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Paul B. Higginbotham of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. While in law school, she interned for the Hon. Donovan Frank of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Laura has provided pro bono representation and assistance in death penalty cases and served as a housing court volunteer to low-income individuals.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Fresno County Bar Association

Committee Member

Dress For Success


Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America®



Minnesota Justice Foundation Public Service Award


  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 2014magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of Minnesota

Bar Admission



  • California Supreme Court
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota