Laura Dean has been hired as an associate at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner), one of the largest law firms in North Carolina with more than 100 attorneys serving clients across the state from offices in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Wilmington.

Dean will be joining the firm’s Raleigh office and will be a member of the Civil Litigation Practice Group with a particular focus on premises liability and construction litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Dean practiced civil litigation in New York. She has experience representing corporate clients and individuals in a variety of civil litigation matters. Dean is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina.

Dean received her B.S. in 2006 and her J.D. in 2009 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her free time, Dean enjoys exploring the state of North Carolina and spending time with her family.