As Corporate Counsel, Laura serves as the organization’s internal legal resource and executive. She is responsible for providing expert real estate and strategic level advice for United Properties.
Laura most recently served as Senior Counsel at Empire State Development where she worked on complex multi-party real estate development projects in the New York Metro Area, including: the $1 billion redevelopment of Belmont Park into the new of home of the New York Islanders, a 435,000 square foot retail complex and hotel. She also served as the sole in-house counsel to the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation for the post 9/11 redevelopment of the World Trade Center and revitalization of Lower Manhattan. Prior to joining Empire State Development Laura worked as an Assistant General Counsel for the New York City Department of Transportation and Legislative Counsel for the New York City Council.
Laura received her Bachelor of Arts and her Juris Doctor degrees from Indiana University Bloomington.