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Laura Golden Liff

Laura Golden Liff

Laura Golden Liff is an experienced litigator who represents a broad range of clients in complex business disputes. She regularly litigates cases involving commercial and government contracts, mergers & acquisitions, real estate transactions, internal corporate governance, minority shareholder oppression, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secrets, intellectual property and business torts. Laura represents clients at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts in Virginia, Washington, D.C. and nationwide.

Laura was named a Rising Star by Virginia and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers from 2015-2019. In 2016, she was one of 14 attorneys recognized as an Up & Coming Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Media. In 2015, she was awarded the Emerson G. Spies Award by the Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division, for her dedication and service to the bar. Laura was recognized by Virginia Business Magazine as one of Virginia’s Legal Elite from 2012-2015.

Laura currently serves as a member of the Executive Board for the Young Lawyer’s Division of the Virginia Bar Association. She received her J.D. in 2010 from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where she was Associate Editor of the Catholic University Law Review. Laura received her B.A. in 2006 from the College of William and Mary.

Affiliations & Recognition

Community Activities

  • Community Foundation of Northern Virginia: Member of Leadership Committee, Future Fund Giving Circle of Young Professionals (2014-present)

Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association

  • Fairfax Bar Association

  • Loudon County Bar Association

  • Virginia Bar Association: Northern Virginia Representative on Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Committee (2015-present); Young Lawyer’s Division Representative on Statewide Pro Bono Council (2015-present); Chair of Northern Virginia Pro Bono Hotline (2011- 2014); Member of Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council (2011-2014)

  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association: Member of Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Chapter, (2014 –2015)

  • Virginia State Bar Association


  • Emerson G. Spies Award, Virginia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (2015)

  • Virginia Business Magazine: Legal Elite (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

  • Virginia Lawyers Weekly Leaders in the Law Awards: Up and Coming Lawyer (2016)

  • Virginia Super Lawyers: Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the areas of Business Litigation (2015-2019)

  • Washington D.C. Super Lawyers: Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the areas of Business Litigation (2015-2019)



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