Laurie is an experienced legal leader with a passion for creation and transformation. She actively works to create more value and devise better solutions for her business partners through cross-functional and intradepartmental collaboration while protecting the company against potential risks. Laurie currently runs legal operations at Cognizant, where she seeks solutions for more cost effective and efficient delivery of internal legal services powered by common sense and data analytics. Prior to creating the LegalOps function at Cognizant, Laurie was Chief Counsel for Cognizant’s North America Insurance vertical where she served as a business-savvy, trusted advisor to her business teams and a mentor for many of Cognizant’s junior attorneys. Laurie is the NYC regional lead for Cognizant’s Women Empowered.