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Laura E. Cowan, Esq.

Laura E. Cowan, Esq.

  • Of Counsel


Attorney Laura Cowan's business law practice focuses on helping entrepreneurs launch their business, protect their name, and keep their profits. She knows first hand how difficult starting a business can be, and guides her clients to ensure they are building on a solid legal foundation. A former CPA with experience at Ernst & Young and Goldman Sachs, Laura is uniquely qualified to guide her clients through the often confusing maze of entrepreneurship.

Laura was named a Rising Star®  by Super Lawyers® in 2019, 2020, and 2021, an award reserved for the top 2% of attorneys in New York. She was featured as a "Top Woman Attorney in New York" in the March 21, 2020 issue of the New York Times.

Laura has spoken at UN Headquarters, was published in Forbes, and is a Leadership Network Contributor for Entrepreneur Magazine. A frequent speaker both in person and online, Laura enjoys educating entrepreneurs nationwide on how to have a legally sound business.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D.
  • Iowa State University
    • B.S.
    • Major: Accounting

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Minnesota

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
  • Entrepreneur Magazine, Leadership Network Contributor


  • Rising Star®, Super Lawyers®, 2019-2021
  • Top Woman Attorney in New York, New York Times, 2020

Past Positions

  • Ernst & Young and Goldman Sachs

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant