Laura Possessky is a founding member of the firm of Gura & Possessky, PLLC. For over 15 years, she has advised creative professionals, nonprofits, and entrepreneurial businesses in media, entertainment and trademark law. Her practice focuses on legal issues related to project development across all media platforms. She also advises clients on content use, licensing and First Amendment fair use of third-party content and intellectual property.
As President of Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) for the past four years, she has led an initiative to catalyze community economic development through the arts. Laura also has held many leadership positions in the community, having been elected to two terms on the Board of Women in Film and Video, as D.C. Bar Treasurer and two terms as a member of the D.C. Bar Board of Governors. In 2012, she will be inducted as the President of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia