Laura Garofalo has been an employment lawyer in Chicago since 2005.
She has worked both as an outside attorney for one of the country’s largest law firms and as an in-house employment attorney for a Fortune 500 company.
She has represented management in all facets of employment litigation and counseled management on a wide range of employment law issues. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Laura gained her initial experience in workplace compliance and harmony working as a Human Resources Director.
She is a trusted legal and business advisor with a unique perspective and understanding of employment law issues and concerns and their impact on business operations.
Laura has been delivering harassment prevention, HR, manager, and one-on-one sensitivity training for executives, managers, and employees, since 2018.
She received a JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) in Human Resources, International Business, and Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis.
LSA custom designed a key management development solution for our Client Partner Teams on both coasts that aligned with our business priorities and organizational culture.
I’d recommend LSA to any company looking for a first class training and consulting partner that truly makes a behavior and performance impact.
Chief People Officer
LSA exceeded all my expectations.
We interviewed 7 potential training and consulting partners and selected LSA due to their expertise, flexibility, and breadth and depth of leadership solutions.
We were able to design a highly focused and relevant management training course that fit our unique needs.
Our leaders and managers galvanized as a team and are better prepared for the rigors of a leading their teams in a very competitive and fast-changing market.
We contacted LSA to help us design and deliver customized management development programs. LSA worked with us to meet our exact needs. We started at the top with our executive team. It was such a great success that we rolled it out company-wide. We look forward to a long-term partnership with LSA Global and their team of experts.
Barry L. Byrd, SPHR
Human Resources Manager
Thank you to LSA Global for their partnership and support in helping us to design and roll-out highly needed and valuable leadership and management development programs that fit our unique situation.
I personally have partnered with LSA Global at four of my previous companies. It continues to be a delight.
We look forward to partnering with them for a long time to develop our managers and leaders.
VP Human Resources
We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people in the areas of performance coaching, diversity, and inclusion. They were very flexible in meeting our specific needs.
LSA exceeded my expectations from a speed, quality, and value standpoint. I would recommend LSA to anyone looking for a true business partner.
Director, Human Resources
LSA custom designed a Management Development program that is absolutely “on target” for our technical managers .
Their facilitator has done a superb job delivering the material in a way that is fast paced, highly interactive, and fun. She presents practical solutions to the critical people situations that our managers face every day.
I regard LSA as an excellent partner that understands our business needs and an important virtual member of our HR department.
Vice President Human Resources
I highly recommend LSA Global to anyone who is looking to improve individual and organizational effectiveness through highly customized and top quality leadership and management training programs.
LSA’s broad range of expertise is a wonderful resource.
VP of Human Resources
What a personal and professional pleasure it has been to partner with LSA. They are truly a strategic partner.
LSA has delivered top notch management development programs and worked with key teams to build the targeted skills they need.
LSA understands our business, our strategic initiatives, and the needs of our customers. They have been a real blessing for our L&D team.
Director of HR
They have done an excellent job diagnosing the business situation, designing an approach that fits our unique culture, and delivering first class solutions. Thank you!
VP Human Resources
What a refreshing change from the half-baked psycho-babble you normally get from training and consulting organizations. LSA gives you the practical and results-oriented assistance you need to define and reach your goals.
Their leadership, management, and sales expertise has been invaluable. They think strategically and provide a results driven plan – not just a temporary fix.
They are great to work with, and even more importantly, they “get it!”
Director of Merchandising
What a smart and client-centric group of great people who really know how to help leaders attract, engage, develop and retain top talent in a practical and results-driven manner.
Thank you LSA!
Director, HR Business Partner
Avon’s success is dependent on strong relationships among our Customers, Representatives, Associates, and outside resources we hire to help us meet our business objectives.
We were very pleased with the results from working with LSA Global to design and facilitate a custom management training program for our events management team focused on decision making and delegation.
LSA demonstrated responsiveness, flexibility, and a highly innovative approach to working with us.
Senior Manager, HR Destiny Sales Region
We turned to LSA to customize and deliver a leadership solution to meet our unique needs.
LSA delivered the exact top quality solution that we wanted. I’d recommend LSA Global to any company looking for a best-in-class management training and consulting partner that always focuses on what matters most to your people AND your business.
The customized Managing Virtual Teams program was extremely valuable for our managers and leaders.
LSA’s fundamental knowledge of our company provided an incredible base to build upon while tackling the complications of managing and working with globally distributed teams.
Our teams walked away walked away with highly useful insights, practices, and tools. It was excellent.
Vice President, Information Technology
We consider LSA Global the top outsourced learning and development partner.
I would highly recommend LSA to any company wanting to deliver high quality and practical learning solutions for their leaders and managers.
Vice President Human Resources
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