Laura is Head of Tax in Hamilton Lane’s Legal Group, where she provides tax review and structuring for investments recommended to the firm’s clients, works with prospective clients regarding specific tax sensitivities, and overseas FATCA processes.
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane, Laura worked at Pepper Hamilton LLP in Philadelphia, where she was responsible for structuring and tax counseling for private equity funds and their investors, as well as private equity general partners and management companies. Laura has published articles on tax issues in structuring private equity investments in the natural resource area, venture capital transactions, carried interest legislation, and self-employment taxes in the fund sector. Laura recently moderated a panel on unrelated debt financed income for the Investment Management Committee of the ABA Tax Section.
Laura received an LL.M. in taxation from Villanova University School of Law, a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law with Tax Honors, and a B.A. from Rutgers University. She is a member of the state bars of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.