Area of Emphasis
Laura Stone is co-chair of the Corporate & Commercial Group at Babst Calland and is also a member of the Public Sector Services Group. Her practice focuses primarily on counseling individual, corporate and nonprofit clients in the areas of business planning, acquisitions, real estate and commercial transactions. Mrs. Stone also provides legal services to municipal clients, with emphasis on land use planning and development matters. She has served as the Solicitor for the Borough of Sewickley Heights since 1996.
Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Stone was a partner with two Pittsburgh law firms, assisting clients in all aspects of corporate, nonprofit and municipal law. She has worked in-house as an attorney for Equimark Corporation, acting General Counsel for WQED Pittsburgh, and General Counsel of The Institute for Transfusion Medicine, a nonprofit health system that includes Central Blood Bank of Pittsburgh and LifeSource Blood Services of Chicago, as well as clinical laboratories, specialized patient services, consulting services and a research foundation.
Mrs. Stone also was a teacher and served as the Head of Lower School at Community Day School in Pittsburgh.
Mrs. Stone earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinction from The George Washington University in 1979 where she was awarded a Board of Trustees scholarship and was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. She graduated with Honors from The George Washington University National Law Center in 1982 and earned a Master of Science Degree in Education from Duquesne University in 2000.
Memberships and Affiliations
Mrs. Stone is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. Mrs. Stone is a member of the Board of Directors of Adagio Health.
Mrs. Stone has been listed in the Corporate Law Section of The Best Lawyers in America® since 2013.
- Corporate & Commercial
- Real Estate
- Public Sector
B.A. in International Studies, George Washington University, with distinction, '79
M.S.Ed., Duquesne University, '00
J.D., George Washington University National Law Center, with honors, '82