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Laura Brownfield

Vice President and General Counsel

As General Counsel at the Community Foundation, Laura works with individuals, business owners, and their professional advisors to identify their charitable objectives and implement strategies to accomplish their philanthropic goals. Laura’s experience also includes owning and managing her own law practice and working as a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in the Urban Communities Clinic, a transactional law and community and economic development clinic, at the University of Michigan Law School.

Laura received her J.D. from the Wayne State University Law School and has a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University. As a lifelong resident of Michigan, Laura shares the principles and values of the Community Foundation and is thrilled to help support our region.