|Portrayed by Amanda Peet|
|Firm:||Cook County State's Attorney's Office|
|First appearance:||The Art of War|
Laura Hellinger is a prosecutor in the Cook County State's Attorney Office. She was hired by Peter Florrick after Alicia Florrick recommended her for the position. She previously served as a military lawyer at the rank of captain in the US Army's Judge Advocate General Corps.
Laura Hellinger was a client of Alicia Florrick and Lockhart/Gardner when she accused a civilian contractor in Afghanistan of attempted rape. After losing the case, she left the military to become a lawyer. Laura and Alicia often face off in court, although are shown to be friends.
Laura Hellinger briefly dated Will Gardner, but she broke off the relationship.