Laura Finkelstein - transactional attorney

Laura Finkelstein

Attorney – Of Counsel

One Almaden Boulevard, Suite 700
San Jose, CA 95113

Laura Finkelstein is a transactional attorney with experience in entity formation, joint ventures, partnership restructuring, and private offerings. She has extensive drafting experience and specializes in drafting partnership agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, and private placement memoranda. She also assists clients with loan transactions and real estate transactions.

Laura previously worked as an associate at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton and Allen Matkins. In addition, she worked as a freelance attorney with Montage Legal Group. She has also been a licensed California real estate broker since 2007, and she co-founded and ran a non-profit to raise funds for her local elementary school.

In her free time, Laura volunteers with StandUp For Kids, the Friendship Shelter, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Laura enjoys spending time with her husband and children, traveling the world, exercising, and cooking.

Benefits of working with Laura:

  • Laura is responsive to clients’ needs and service-oriented.
  • Laura has a California Real Estate Broker’s license and has extensive experience in real estate matters.
  • Laura has experience with litigation funding.

Prior Experience:

  • Trial Ventures, LLC
  • Montage Legal Group
  • Allen Matkins
  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton


  • J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
    Order of the Coif
  • Bachelor’s Degree, University of California, Los Angeles
    Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional & Bar Association Memberships:

  • State Bar of California

Admitted to Practice:

  • State of California

Practice Areas:

  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Financing
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Real Estate


  • Order of the Coif (top 10% of graduating class)
  • Magna cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Causes & Charities Supported:

  • StandUp For Kids
  • Friendship Shelter
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • South County Outreach
  • UCLA Hillel

Community Activities: 

  • Laura researches and writes grant applications for StandUp For Kids.
  • Laura routinely supplies dinners to the Friendship Shelter, a bridge housing shelter.
  • Laura formerly served as Secretary and Treasurer on the Executive Board of the Dana Hills High School PTSA.