Laura J. Irick joined KUCTC as a Contract Specialist in August 2013. She is responsible for negotiating and drafting CDAs, MTAs and Service Agreements in all areas of technology with industry partners. Before joining KUCTC, Laura managed her commercial law practice in Lawrence. She served as in-house counsel for Topeka based Collective Brands Inc. and the Kansas City Regional Office of the Resolution Trust Corporation. Laura also practiced law with the firms of Smith, Gill, Fisher & Butts in Kansas City and Andrews Davis, et.al. in Oklahoma City. Laura received her law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law. She also has a Masters in Business Administration from Oklahoma City University and an undergraduate degree from Baker University.