Laura is a partner at law firm Lewis Roca Rothberger Christie based in Phoenix. With a focus on corporate law and transactional matters for over 20 years, she advises clients in the areas of business counseling; the formation of organizations, including nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations and limited liability companies; mergers and acquisitions; and compliance with the law and best practices. Laura advises various tax-exempt entities, such as private foundations, public charities, schools and support organizations. She is frequently called on to speak on issues affecting nonprofit businesses and serves as a board member for several NPOs herself. Laura received her Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Arizona State University, and Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from Santa Clara University School of Law.