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Laura Dutt

Professional Staff
Chief Talent Officer
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Laura Dutt serves as Benesch’s Chief Talent Officer. She brings more than 10 years of legal industry experience to her post. 

Laura has firm-wide responsibility for recruiting and placing top talent in all of our office locations. She focuses her efforts on lateral recruiting and on the firm's Summer Associate and On Campus Interviewing programs. Laura works alongside Benesch’s firm leadership to carry-out strategic initiatives for attracting top talent and for growing the Benesch team. She is a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee.

Additionally, Laura works with the firm’s Practice Group Chairs to develop training programs that support the continued growth and success of our attorneys and paralegals across all of our office locations. She directs all programs related to onboarding and integration, mentoring, practice group specific training, and plays an active role in performance management programs. Laura also works closely with the firm’s Associate Development Committee and Women’s Initiative Committee. 

Laura received her B.A. from John Carroll University and her Master’s Degree from Cleveland State University. She also holds a PHR certification.


    • John Carroll University, 2004, B.A. Political Science
    • Cleveland State University, 2008, M.A. Labor Relations and Human Resources

    • Board Member, Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center, November 2016 - December 2018