Laura L. Stapleton

Laura's law practice is in the areas of tax planning, real estate, corporate and estate planning and probate. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. Her tax planning practice includes federal, state, and international tax planning for businesses and individuals seeking to minimize tax obligations while accomplishing objectives. Her real estate practice includes representing clients in the purchase and disposition of improved and unimproved property, development of property, structuring ownership entities, tax-free and like-kind exchanges, and negotiation of all types of loans. Ms. Stapleton’s corporate practice involves representing clients in the acquisition and disposition of businesses, mergers, and business entity planning including partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. She represents issuers and broker/dealers in matters relating to state and federal securities regulation, including the preparation of private placement memoranda and other offering documents. Ms. Stapleton drafts estate plans implementing documents to accomplish client objectives as to the disposition of estates. She also represents executors in probate administration and the settlement of estates, as well as beneficiaries in will contests.

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Laura has practiced tax law in Texas for over twenty years.


  • Taxation, New York University, 1993
  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1992
  • Masters of Taxation, Baylor University, 1988
  • BBA, Accounting, Southern Methodist University, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Society of CPAs
  • Dallas CPA Society
Laura L. Stapleton
Laura L. Stapleton
Senior Counsel
  • phone (214) 744-3700
  • toll-free 800.451.0093
  • fax 214.747.3732
Areas of Practice
© Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.901 Main Street, Suite 3700, Dallas Texas 75202phone (214) 744-3700 | toll-free (800) 451-0093 | fax (214) 747-3732Hosted on the FirmWise Platform