Laurel Bellows is managing principal of The Bellows Law Group, a general practice firm offering transactional, counseling and litigation services to entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized businesses, and large corporations. Client matters range from complex commercial litigation to business strategy and startups.
Laurel is an internationally recognized business lawyer, counseling senior executives and corporations on executive employment and severance agreements, workplace disputes, business conduct standards, anti-trafficking, risk assessment, supply chain and recruiting policies and cybersecurity. She serves on former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s Global Citizenship Commission to update the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.
Laurel is past president of the nearly 400,000-member American Bar Association and past president of The Chicago Bar Association. She is the past president of the International Women’s Forum Chicago and serves on the Global Board of the International Women’s Forum.
Laurel is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Florida and California. She is co-founder of the International Supply Chain Initiative to Combat Slavery.