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Cory R. Laird

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Missoula, MT

Laird Cowley, PLLC
2315 McDonald Avenue, Suite 220
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-303-2095
Fax: 406-312-1507
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011
Licensed in Montana Since: 2000
Practice Areas: General Litigation, Business Litigation, Construction Litigation: Business
Attorney Profile

Cory R. Laird is an attorney at Laird Cowley, PLLC, in Missoula, Montana. Mr. Laird works with litigation in a variety of legal practice areas, including, construction, personal injury, professional negligence and real estate law. He has over two decades of legal experience and represents a diverse range of clients including insurance companies, architects, attorneys, contractors and engineers.

Mr. Laird holds licenses to practice in all state and federal courts in Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, Wyoming and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. Over the course of his career, he has litigated and settled many complex matters, resulting in successful outcomes for his clients.

His professional accomplishments have earned Mr. Laird a number of accolades over the course of his career. Martindale-Hubbell awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. This is the highest available rating, recognizing high ethical standards and exceptional legal ability.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Laird is an active participant in various professional organizations. He is a member and former director of the Western Montana Bar Association and holds memberships with the State Bar of Montana and the Montana Trial Lawyers Association. He is a former director and officer of the Children’s Oncology Camp Foundation and the Western Montana Bar Association. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Carroll College, he graduated from the University of Montana Alexander Blewett III School of Law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%General Litigation
  • 40%Business Litigation
  • 10%Construction Litigation: Business
Focus Areas

Litigation, Construction Defects


5 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011

About Cory R. Laird

First Admitted: 2000, Montana

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Representative Clients

  • Travelers Insurance Group, professional negligence defense The Hanover Insurance Group, contractors, attorneys, engineers, and architects Crum & Forster, general liability defense

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Past Director and Officer of the Western Montana Bar Association  
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Office Location for Cory R. Laird

2315 McDonald Avenue
Suite 220
Missoula, MT 59801

Phone: 406-303-2095

Fax: 406-312-1507

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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