Laura McDaniels

Special Counsel

Equity and executive compensation are often the most critical aspects of a transaction. My goal is to arrive at practical solutions to complex issues and avoid tax and other pitfalls for our clients.

+1 650 843 5167

Laura advises clients on compensation and benefits matters, including the associated tax, securities, corporate governance and human resource issues. She works with clients ranging from startup founders to multinational corporations across a variety of industries, on both day-to-day operations and transformative events.

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  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
    JD, 2000, Member, California Law Review, Senior Articles Editor, Berkeley Technology & Law Journal

  • Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
    Master in Public Policy

  • Wellesley College
    BA, magna cum laude

Admissions & Credentials


Media & Insight


  • State Bar of California

  • American Bar Association

  • National Association of Stock Plan Professionals


+1 650 843 5167 office
+1 650 403 4607 fax

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130