Laura Terry Howard serves as a trusted business adviser to her corporate clients, including architects and engineers, with whom she works closely to identify, assess and resolve legal issues involving employment, contract and ownership transition issues.
Laura also assists clients through the corporate life cycle, addressing formation issues in the start-up phase on through to developing and implementing an exit strategy.
She possesses extensive experience in general corporate counseling, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and ownership transition and provides results-oriented and practical solutions to her clients’ legal challenges. During her career, she has handled transactions ranging in size from $1 million to more than $100 million in enterprise value.
Laura also serves as co-chair of the firm’s Architecture, Engineering and Design Professional Firms practice, as well as the Business Succession Planning practice.
Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Laura was a founding partner at San Francisco-based MBV Law LLP as well as Howard & Howard, a firm focused in business counseling and employment law. She began her legal career at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. While in law school, Laura was a member of the California Law Review.
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 1987)
Emory University (B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, 1975)
MEMBERSHIPS : Past Member of the Board of Directors, Architectural Foundation of San Francisco