Strategic Planning in Anticipation of Controversy
Laurel R.S. Blair, Esq. is a partner at Womble Bond Dickinson US)LLP, with law offices in the United Kingdom, across the U.S. east coast, and California. She is a strategic advisor, negotiator and litigator with over 20 years of experience representing professional fiduciaries (financial institutions). She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Virginia, and her J.D. degree from Syracuse University. Laurel appears before the U.S. District Court (District of South Carolina), the U.S. Court of Appeals (4th Circuit), the U.S. Tax Court, the South Carolina Probate Courts, and Circuit Courts (with the occasional appeal). A Certified Mediator, Laurel values confidentiality and aggressive strategic negotiation to minimize reputational risk, eliminate unnecessary drama and reduce expense.