Full Name
Laura Wood
Job Title
General Counsel
Speaker Bio
Laura Wood is the General Counsel of Zoro Tools, Inc., the wholly owned subsidiary of W.W. Grainger, Inc. and operator of Zoro.com, a B2B website dedicated to helping its customers navigate an assortment of 11+ million maintenance, repair, and operating products so they can find, buy, and get what they need and get on with their day.
As the first General Counsel of Zoro, Laura is responsible for developing and advising on a risk-aware legal strategy aligned to the business’s fast-pace, high-growth endless assortment model. Prior to joining Zoro, Laura served as the lead attorney for commercial contract negotiations for Grainger’s Merchandising & Supplier Management organization.
She also spent time in the legal department of Anixter Inc., focusing on supplier and customer contract negotiations, as well as in private practice at the law firms of Ice Miller in Indianapolis and Burke Warren in Chicago, focusing on mergers and acquisitions.
Laura received her Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and her Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University Bloomington. She currently resides in Glenview, Illinois, with her husband and two boys.
Laura Wood