Laura Wolk earned her J.D. summa cum laude from Notre Dame Law School in 2016, where she received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Program of Study in Public Law.  After graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Janice Rogers Brown, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and the Honorable Thomas M. Hardiman, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She spent a year as an associate in Kirkland & Ellis’s appellate and Supreme Court practice before serving as a law clerk to Associate Justice Clarence Thomas during the Supreme Court’s 2019 term. She will soon be returning to private practice in Washington, D.C.


Laura enjoys thinking and writing about constitutional law, public policy, and the sanctity of life.  She has co-authored a book chapter on the Catholic Church’s teachings concerning abortion as well as articles on assisted suicide and the Supreme Court’s abortion jurisprudence.