Laura V. Hudson

P: 919.277.9118
F: 919.277.9177

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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 33009
Raleigh, NC 27636-3009

Professional Experience

Ms. Hudson is the Firm's Director of Marketing and Business Development.  She oversees the Firm's strategic marketing, communications, and business development efforts.  She has more than 18 years of legal marketing experience.   She has served on several industry boards, most notably on the international board of the Legal Marketing Association ("LMA"), where she co-chaired the association's Governance Task Force and Governance Committees. She is also the founder of the LMA's Raleigh City Group.


  • M.A., Communications, The University of Georgia
  • B.A., English, Communications, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Legal Marketing Association