Laura M. McLane
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).
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Western Michigan University
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
(J.D. Magna Cum Laude, 2013)
University of Michigan – Dearborn
State Bar of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
ACCOMPLISHMENTS & AWARDS
National Award Winner
-—– Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy