Kara I. Lais
PartnerBusiness & Real Estate
Kara Lais is a Partner in the Business & Real Estate practice group, with concentration in municipal and public entity law, real estate and land use, and business and corporate law. Ms. Lais joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in 2003, became Managing Attorney of her section in 2013, and was named an Equity Partner in July 2015.
Admitted to practice in New York, Kara is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Warren County Bar Association, and the National Association of Bond Lawyers. She is a board member and past President of the Adirondack Women's Bar Association, and is admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District of New York. She earned her JD from Albany Law School of Union University, and her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
In the community Kara serves on the boards of Tri-County United Way (Secretary), Glens Falls Family YMCA, and the Empire State Youth Orchestra.
Outside the office Kara enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.