|Laura D. Abenes|
Laura D. Abenes is a Partner in Kiernan Trebach's Rockville office. Prior to joining Kiernan Trebach Ms. Abenes worked for over 20 years with Gavett, Datt & Barish, P.C. where she coordinated the firm’s asbestos litigation department. Ms. Abenes litigates cases in state and federal courts, representing manufacturers, contractors and suppliers in the defense of toxic tort and products liability claims. Ms. Abenes has won appeals for her clients to the Court of Special Appeals and Court of Appeals in Maryland and in the 4th and 5th Circuits.
Before law school, Ms. Abenes studied in both England and Italy. She began her legal career in 1990 as an associate at one of the largest firms in Texas where she represented defendants in multi-million dollar environmental claims regarding Superfund sites around the country. . She has practiced in the areas of environmental litigation and regulation, real estate, construction and commercial litigation