Laura S. Dona


Direct: 404.873.8188
Fax: 404.873.8189
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Laura is an associate in the Healthcare practice and a member of the Hospitals & Health Systems, Food & Drug, and Life Sciences industry teams.

Laura focuses her practice on a variety of compliance and transactional matters within the healthcare industry and works with healthcare facilities on De Novo licensure and change of ownership-related issues. As part of the Food & Drug and Life Sciences teams, Laura has handled several aspects of food and drug law, to include pre- and post-market promotion, device registration and listing, user fee compliance, and state-specific registration requirements.

While in law school, Laura was on the Executive Board of the University of Virginia’s Health Law Association and the Editorial Board of the Virginia Tax Review.  Laura was a pro bono volunteer for healthcare-related issues at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, Virginia, in law school and following her graduation.

Following her first year of law school, Laura worked at the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for an Administrative Law Judge, where she advised on matters relating to the protection of miners’ rights to a safe working environment.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology and Classics, Minor in Philosophy,
    magna cum laude
    • Francis James Award for Excellence in Anthropology
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Phi Kappa Phi
  • State of Georgia
    • Food and Drug Law Institute, New to Food and Drug Law Committee, 2023-24


  • Best Lawyers in America®: Ones To Watch, Health Care Law, 2023-24

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