Laura E. Burkett

4208 Six Forks Road Suite 1400, Raleigh, NC USA 27609


Laura Burkett focuses her practice on real estate and commercial development. She represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, development, financing, and leasing. Laura also has experience with residential and commercial projects including multifamily, retail, and mixed-use developments.

Prior to joining the firm, Laura was an associate in the Raleigh, North Carolina office of an east coast law firm in its real estate and commercial development practice. Previously, she was a commercial real estate associate in the Raleigh, North Carolina office of a Triangle-area law firm. Laura also served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable R. Christopher Dillon in the North Carolina Court of Appeals.


*Represented developers in numerous acquisitions and dispositions including retail shopping centers, multi-tenant office projects, multifamily apartment complexes, and commercial laboratories.

*Represented residential developer in single-family and townhome projects including acquisition of land, financing, and lot sales to builders.

*Served as local counsel for closing of multi-family portfolio transactions totaling over $1 billion.

*Represented investor in purchase of historic properties converted to office use.

*Experience gained by attorney prior to joining Kilpatrick


University of North Carolina School of Law J.D. (2015)

University of Missouri B.A., Political Science (2011) with honors


North Carolina (2015)


North Carolina Court of Appeals - Honorable R. Christopher Dillon (Aug 2015-Jun 2018)

Professional & Community Activities

Skate Raleigh, Inc., Board of Directors, Member

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Commercial Real Estate Development Association Raleigh Durham Chapter, Member

North Carolina Bar Association, Member

Wake County Bar Association, Member

Historic Caraleigh Mills Condominium Association, Inc., Board of Directors, Former Member

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