Laura DiFrancesco

Associate

ldifrancesco@stradley.com

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Laura DiFrancesco

Overview

Laura DiFrancesco focuses her practice on commercial financing and corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, corporate restructurings and reorganizations, and general corporate matters. Her clients include a number of privately owned, middle-market companies as well as publicly held companies in the finance, technology, real estate and manufacturing sectors. She regularly forms, represents and advises business entities regarding issues including governance, fiduciary duties and independent committees. Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Laura was an associate at a large law firm in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Results

Representative Matters

Laura has represented:

  • a specialty pet food manufacturer in sale of business to a strategic buyer
  • a health care technology company in connection with preferred stock offering to angel investors
  • a middle-market financial services company, as agent and lender, in secured revolving credit facility to an affiliation of borrowers in connection with acquisition of a healthcare technology company
  • special committees of board of directors of international energy companies in negotiation and acquisition of energy projects
  • an international energy company in restructuring of international entities
  • a public communications company in securitization of multibillion-dollar transaction
  • several financial institutions in financing of real estate acquisitions
  • national developers in acquisition and leasing of real estate portfolios
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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
Education
  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law
  • M.B.A., Villanova University
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of South Carolina
Memberships

  • Delaware Bar Association
  • Society of Professional Women

In The Community

Laura participates in the Leadership Main Line Program developed by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the board of directors of Success Won’t Wait Inc., a Delaware-based organization that works in the community to promote reading. She was also a Big Sister through the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor program for several years. In addition, she represented, pro bono, the Brandywine Conservancy in connection with the lease of one of their properties and the Eastside Rising in connection with the revitalizations of a distressed area of the local community.
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