Laura E. Sanders
Associate
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AFFILIATIONS

Laura’s Profile

Laura is a corporate attorney in Maynard Cooper’s Birmingham office with a practice focused on representing clients in general corporate governance, mergers, acquisitions and securities-related matters. She is a member of the firm’s Corporate Securities & Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Public Company Advisory practice groups.

Her client interaction involves working on behalf of publicly traded and privately held companies, private equity funds, and non-profits operating in a broad spectrum of industries including banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, transportation and manufacturing.

Laura has experience representing businesses on both the buy-side and sell-side of acquisitions. With her corporate knowledge and practice focus, she is frequently assisting clients with complex business decisions, as well as working closely with clients to help them resolve corporate governance issues that surface. She advises public and private companies with respect to their Securities and Exchange Commission filing obligations and all areas of securities law compliance.  Laura also assists clients with matters involving corporate governance and corporate structure. In addition, she has experience preparing corporate governance documents and confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements.

​Laura earned her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she received the Order of the Coif distinction and served as an editor on the Vanderbilt Law Review. Laura earned her B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University.

Laura’s Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • Duke Alumni Association
  • Ballet Guild of Birmingham
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
CONTACT
T 205.254.1177
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BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama
EDUCATION
Vanderbilt University Law School (2016, J.D., Order of the Coif, Vanderbilt Law Review, Jessup International Moot Court Team)
Duke University (2013, B.A. Public Policy)
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