Laura is a member of the firm’s Professional Liability practice group, where she focuses her practice on the defense of claims asserted against a wide variety of professionals, including attorneys, health care professionals, real estate agents, and accountants. Her trial experience and a long history of advocacy provide a unique advantage and perspective to cases.
Laura is an experienced trial lawyer with extensive courtroom experience. She began advocating in the courtroom for children as a social worker at Orchard’s Children’s Services. She then transitioned into the courtroom full time as a judicial law clerk. Laura then became an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney with the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office. During her time as an Assistant Prosecutor, she prosecuted a variety of criminal cases. She conducted over 25 combined jury and bench trials and countless preliminary exams. In addition to prosecuting, Laura also was an instructor at the Oakland County Police Academy (Laws of Arrest).
Won summary disposition in Ingham County Circuit Court on behalf of non-profit organization accused of tortious interference of a business relationship. Plaintiff alleged non-profit organization’s conduct lead to her termination. The court found that no such conduct occurred and dismissed the claim with prejudice. (November 2019)
Publications & Speaking Engagements
Presenter, “CAUTION – Avoiding and Navigating Legal Malpractice Claims and Grievances”, Oakland County Bar Association
Someone slips on spilled juice in your grocery store. Or they trip over a broken shelf protruding into an aisle. Or they fall on ice in the parking lot. As the owner of the premises, are you liable for their damages? The answer is: it depends. What did you know about the condition? Even more…
Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that attorney Laura M. McLane has joined the firm’s Professional Liability practice group. McLane focuses her practice on the defense of claims asserted against a wide variety of professionals, including attorneys, health care professionals, real estate agents, and accountants. In 2003, McLane graduated with a B.A. from…