Ms. Laird practices in the area of financial institutions law. Her clients are commercial banks, trust companies, savings banks, savings associations and their holding companies. Her practice includes:
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Laird was General Counsel of the National Council of Savings Institutions which represented over 600 savings banks and thrift institutions. Ms. Laird also served in the Office of General Counsel of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board where she had the position of Senior Associate General Counsel for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs.
Ms. Laird is a prior Chairman of the Savings Institutions Law Committee of the Federal Bar Association. She has authored a publication entitled Mutual Funds: A Handbook for Bankers. She was formerly Vice Chairman of the Banking Law Committee of the ABA Administrative Law Section.