Laura M. Haskins

Associate

Atlanta
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Overview

Laura Haskins concentrates her transactional practice on the representation of public and private companies in general corporate matters. She has broad experience in a variety of transactions, ranging from mergers and acquisitions to joint ventures, equity financings and corporate governance matters. Laura also has experience advising clients on drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts.

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  • Represented a publicly traded, global financial services and insurance company in its purchase of equity in a developer of artificial intelligence (AI) software applications. 
  • Acts as outside counsel to a private equity-backed leading provider of long-term care services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in numerous acquisitions and in day-to-day corporate and transactional matters.
  • Represents a national student housing developer in multiple joint venture transactions and related corporate matters.
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Experience

  • Represented a publicly traded, global financial services and insurance company in its purchase of equity in a developer of artificial intelligence (AI) software applications. 
  • Acts as outside counsel to a private equity-backed leading provider of long-term care services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in numerous acquisitions and in day-to-day corporate and transactional matters.
  • Represents a national student housing developer in multiple joint venture transactions and related corporate matters.
  • Represented a large North American farming operation in its acquisition of a North American produce company.
  • Represented a cybersecurity technology company in its sale to a Fortune 100 financial services company.
  • Represented a professional basketball team in the Women’s National Basketball Association in corporate and transactional matters.
  • Represented private equity firms and portfolio companies in acquisitions and equity investments.
  • Lead associate on team that served as outside counsel to leading automobile manufacturer in connection with its new automobile manufacturing plant in Mexico, managing issues relating to plant construction and on-site suppliers supporting the plant.
  • Represented a private equity-backed consumer finance company in debt and equity investment transactions, state and federal compliance matters, and national expansion.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Business and Finance Section
  • Georgia Bar Association
    • Business Section
    • Entertainment and Sports Section
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
  • Junior League of Atlanta

Prior Positions

  • McKenna Long & Aldridge: Associate
  • U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of the General Counsel: Law Clerk

Admissions

  • Georgia

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2013; Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Programs Editor
  • M.B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2010
  • B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008; summa cum laude; member of the Virginia Tech Women's Basketball Team; Kay Yow Award Recipient