Laurie E. Hutchins

Laurie E. Hutchins

Head of Venture & Growth Lending

Laurie’s practice focuses on the representation of financial institutions in all aspects of secured and unsecured debt facilities. 

Laurie represents and advises banks and private credit funds in connection with single and multi-lender venture debt, asset-based and cash-flow lending transactions including secured, unsecured, and subordinated mezzanine financings that facilitate runway extension, acquisitions and cross-border transactions primarily in the technology and life sciences industries.

In addition, Laurie has represented corporations and creditors in financial restructuring matters, with an emphasis on debtor, junior bondholder and creditors' committee representations in large Chapter 11 reorganizations. 

Bar admissionsCaliforniaNew York
  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School
    cum laude
  • B.A., Political Science, Hofstra University
    cum laude


  • Speaker, Legal Mentor Transactional Bootcamp Series - Session 4, DLA Piper, 2023

Clerk Experience

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Laurie served as a law clerk at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California.

Prior Experience

Prior to law school, Laurie worked as a political organizer.