Focusing on transactional work, Laura McKinney counsels clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and general corporate matters in a wide range of industries such as manufacturing, energy, food and beverage, logistics, chemical, and mining. Laura advises on a variety of business matters, including asset and stock purchase transactions, preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts, entity formation, corporate governance, cross-border distribution, and regulatory issues. With over a decade of experience in various jurisdictions, Laura helps clients navigate the diverse business and legal obstacles that local, national, and global companies encounter.
Clients view Laura as a reliable resource and advisor who can help bring peace of mind and provide strategic, forward-thinking advice that makes good business sense. Whether it’s a growing enterprise looking to expand by acquiring assets or a successful family business being handed down to the next generation, Laura creates the arrangements and contracts that lead these organizations through transition. Laura's broad experience with different types of clients, from large multinational corporations to smaller, mid-market, and privately owned businesses allows her to scale up or down as needed during any change in business, no matter the size.
On a typical day you will find Laura answering clients' everyday business questions, such as how they can protect their intellectual property or whether they have the right terms and conditions in place with customers, vendors, and other business partners. Prior to coming to Chambliss, Laura worked as an attorney at a large firm in New York, advising clients on complex cross-border transactions and joint ventures.