Laura is an associate in the firm’s Virginia Beach office, where her practice focuses on commercial health care matters, as well as general corporate matters.

Representative Matters

  • Advised multispecialty physician practice on reporting breach of protected health information affecting more than 3,000 individuals
  • Regularly advises physicians, practices, hospitals, and long-term care providers regarding HIPAA privacy and security policies and procedures
  • Regularly assists healthcare covered entities and business associates in analyzing potential breaches of protected health information and HIPAA reporting requirements

Recognition & Honors

  • Virginia Beach Health Care Law; Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2021
  • Millennial on the Move, CoVaBIZ Magazine, 2020
  • Top Lawyers; CoVaBIZ Magazine, 2019-2020
  • Virginia’s Legal Elite; Virginia Business Magazine, 2015-2019
  • Board of Editors; North Carolina Law Review, 2011-2012
  • Staff Member; North Carolina Law Review, 2010-2011
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Conrad, Jr., U.S. District Chief Judge, Western District of North Carolina; Summer 2010


  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • TowneBank: Norfolk Leadership Alliance
  • University of North Carolina General Alumni Association; Co-Chair, Hampton Roads Carolina Club


  • Virginia, 2012


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.S., with highest honors, 2008
  • University of North Carolina School of Law; J.D., with honors, 2012

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