As Associate Counsel for Transwestern, Laura provides legal services and counsel to Transwestern senior management and other employees in all of Transwestern's offices nationwide.


Prior to joining Transwestern, Laura served as Senior Counsel at Francesca's® where her practice focused on real estate law, employment law and risk management.  She also served as Chair of Francesca's® Charitable Giving Committee. Prior to Francesca's®, Laura was an Enforcement Attorney for the Texas State Securities Board where she investigated and prosecuted violations of the Texas Securities Act.  Prior to graduating from law school, Laura was a clerk for the Honorable Judge Jeff Bohm for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.


Laura is admitted to practice law in Texas and is a member of the Texas and Houston Bar Associations and she is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel. 


Laura graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005 (government/history) and received her law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2008.
Laura resides in Houston, Texas with her husband (Aaron), daughters (Clara and Emma) and dog (Denny).