University Legal Services

Laura H. Sala

Senior Associate General Counsel

Laura H. Sala

Practice Areas

  • Manages transactional functions and personnel including Contracts Administration
  • Office of General Counsel representative on the University Athletic Board
  • Serves as legal counsel to university and related committees 


Professional Background

Laura has been a member of the Office of General Counsel’s University Legal Services staff since 2003.  She has previously served as University Counsel, Associate University Counsel, Assistant University Counsel, and as a legal intern while attending NIU’s College of Law.

Laura is currently serving in the NIU College of Law Mentoring Program.


  • B.S., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • J.D., Northern Illinois University

Bar Memberships and Associations

  • Illinois State Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DeKalb County Bar Association
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys