Laura DiFrancesco

Laura DiFrancesco specializes in commercial transactions, corporate governance, real estate, finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, privately-held companies and high net worth individuals.  
 
Laura has been awarded Emerging Leader of the Year Award by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce for her achievements in her career, the Dorothy Day Service Award for her pro bono contributions to the community, and the Herman Mitchell Schwartz Award for her contribution to the achievement of equality of opportunity and treatment for women.

Laura is an active member on the board of the Association for Corporate Growth Women’s Committee. She participated in the Leadership Main Line Program and Women Helping Women program developed by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the board of directors of Success Won’t Wait Inc., a literacy organization. She coached girls lacrosse with the West Chester Lacrosse Association.  She was also a Big Sister through the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor program for several years. In addition, she represented, pro bono, Envision Peace Museum in its dissolution, the Brandywine Conservancy in leasing and Eastside Rising in connection with the revitalization of a distressed area of the local community.



BAR ADMISSIONS

EDUCATION 

ORGANIZATIONS

J.D., Villanova University School of Law 
M.B.A., Villanova University 
B.A., University of South Carolina

Delaware
Pennsylvania 

Association for Corporate Growth
Society of Professional Women

- a distribution company in a $2 billion customer agreement
- a distribution company in the post-acquisition integration of $4 billion of contracts of newly acquired subsidiary
- a distribution company in a $400 million customer agreement 
- a multinational company in cross-border transactions
- a conglomerate in a corporate restructuring
- a lender in the strategic acquisition of a bolt-on to a portfolio company
- real estate investment companies in commercial leasing
- 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

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Laura DiFrancesco specializes in commercial transactions, corporate governance, real estate, finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, privately-held companies and high net worth individuals.  

Laura has been awarded Emerging Leader of the Year Award by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce for her achievements in her career, the Dorothy Day Service Award for her pro bono contributions to the community, and the Herman Mitchell Schwartz Award for her contribution to the achievement of equality of opportunity and treatment for women.

Laura is an active member on the board of the Association for Corporate Growth Women’s Committee. She participated in the Leadership Main Line Program and Women Helping Women program developed by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the board of directors of Success Won’t Wait Inc., a literacy organization. She coached girls lacrosse with the West Chester Lacrosse Association. She was also a Big Sister through the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor program for several years. In addition, she represented, pro bono, Envision Peace Museum in its dissolution, the Brandywine Conservancy in leasing and Eastside Rising in connection with the revitalization of a distressed area of the local community.