Laura Ratchford

Ms. Ratchford joined the Office of General Counsel as Associate General Counsel for Business Ventures in December, 2010.  Her practice at NC State emphasizes public-private partnerships on Centennial Campus, innovation and real estate development. Laura has represented purchasers and sellers, lenders and borrowers, developers, and large not-for-profit institutional clients in a wide variety of significant secured transactions, both as an equity partner in private practice and as in-house counsel.  She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Davidson College and from the University of Virginia School of Law.