Laura R. Studen


Laura is a senior partner at Burns & Levinson LLP. For more than 35 years, Laura has provided legal counsel for companies and individuals alike. Specializing in commercial disputes, employment law matters and domestic law, Laura handles complex disputes in litigation, mediation, and arbitration in multiple venues and jurisdictions locally and nationally. Her career has been focused on resolving disputes involving complex financial matters and asset valuation in business and divorce, for both corporations and high net worth individuals. Laura’s clients applaud her for delivering practical advice within a range of reasonable predictability, a testament to her unparalleled knowledge and expertise. She is a former Chair of the Firm’s Business Litigation Department and a former elected member of the Firm’s Management Committee. Laura has routinely received a Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, was honored by The Best Lawyers in America© (2004-2020) for her Commercial Litigation and Employment Law practice, and was awarded as one of the “10 Best Attorneys” in Massachusetts for Client Satisfaction in Employment and Labor Law by the American Institute of Legal Council.

Why I’m so passionate about Darwin Trust

I value the approach we take as a true fiduciary, looking at our clients’ complete situations to help ensure we’re working in their best interest.c

How I define the Darwin Difference℠

The Darwin Difference is our holistic approach to doing what’s right by our clients.