Top-Rated Montana Attorneys

Laird Cowley is a law firm in Montana, with offices located in Missoula, Montana and Helena, Montana. Our legal services are sought after by businesses and individuals all throughout Montana and the Western United States. Our excellence is recognized by top-tier institutions, esteemed organizations, and professionals nationwide.

Who We Are

Laird Cowley is a law firm in Montana, with offices located in Missoula, Montana and Helena, Montana.

Our professionalism and excellence sets us apart as Montana’s top team of lawyers. We are a multi-faceted law firm focused on Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, Insurance Litigation, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Family Law, Employment Law, Construction Litigation, Business Law, and Immigration Law.


Our Locations

Laird-Cowley-Missoula-Montana-Law-Firm-Missoula office - Also Operates in Helena Montana

Missoula, Montana Office

2315 McDonald Ave., Suite 220
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 541-7400


Helena, Montana Office

40 W 14th St., Suite 4a
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 541-7400

Our Partners & Attorneys



Managing Partner

Managing Partner & Attorney, Cory R. Laird is an experienced trial attorney whose work is recognized at a statewide and regional level. Cory is adept in handling a wide array of complex litigation matters and has represented businesses and individuals in wrongful death actions, multi-million-dollar real estate development cases, civil rights actions, professional negligence cases, complex tort litigation, construction litigation, and many other types of disputes.
Partner & Attorney Jane E. Cowley is an accomplished legal professional that holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work and Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut. With a legal career spanning over two decades, Jane is recognized for her excellence in family law matters and has a reputation as one of the top divorce lawyers in the Western United States.
Partner and Attorney Sara S. Berg is an esteemed legal professional with a Juris Doctor from the University of Montana School of Law. With an impressive career spanning over two decades, she is a celebrated expert in her field and has achieved extensive recognition as a top Montana lawyer. As a seasoned litigator and attorney-mediator, Sara leads our Helena Office and is a key contributor to its success.
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Associate Attorney

Lindsay A. Mullineaux is an accomplished Associate Attorney at Laird Cowley with an impressive professional background and knowledge in various aspects of law. She is admitted to practice in Montana State and Federal Courts and is experienced in commercial litigation, construction litigation, employment law and business matters, personal injury litigation, and professional negligence litigation.


Associate Attorney

Riley M. Wavra is an accomplished Associate Attorney with an impressive and diverse professional background. While his work is primarily focused on commercial litigation, he is well-versed in a variety of areas including construction litigation, civil rights litigation, ADA disputes, employment law and business matters, personal injury, and professional negligence.


Associate Attorney

Sarah W. McClain is an accomplished Associate Attorney with a Juris Doctor from the Willamette University College of Law. With over fifteen years of experience in law, Sarah is a recognized expert in her field and is known for her work as both an advocate and an attorney. Working from our Helena office, Sarah provides expert legal representation in family law matters and immigration law.


Associate Attorney

Joseph D. Weaver is an accomplished Associate Attorney at Laird Cowley with a background in civil litigation matters and criminal defense for indigent populations. Working from our Missoula office, Joseph provides expert legal guidance and representation for Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Professional Negligence, Insurance Litigation, Complex Tort Litigation, Real Estate/Construction Litigation, and Employment Law matters.

What Our Clients Are Saying

“I have recently completed some legal work with Laird Cowley and I found them to be responsive and professional in every respect. When they say “hardworking” and smart it is true. They showed up, got things done, and made sure I received the best possible outcome, 5 stars for sure for Laird Cowley!”

Joseph Carver
Bozeman, MT

Our Approach

Our experience allows us to navigate complex situations with ease. We work collaboratively, utilizing a team approach to draw on our diverse knowledge and strengths, in order to develop effective strategies that yield optimal results.

Professionalism & Excellence.

Laird Cowley's Professionalism and Expertise

Experience & Relationships.

Laird Cowley Experience and Relationships

Our Core Values

Our Core Values are Professionalism, Excellence, Results-Oriented, Experience, and Relationships. We stand by this value system and strive to integrate it into everything we do.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Personal Injury

Insurance Litigation

Professional Negligence

Family Law

Employment Law

Construction Litigation

Business Law

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure the fair and just treatment of all individuals and our community as a whole. We strive to make an impact today while also acting as stewards for future generations.

Our Goal is to Earn Your Trust

“I have trusted Cory and the team at Laird Cowley for more than 10-years. They are always responsive and provide excellent legal advice. I routinely refer them to friends, family, and other business owners.”

Jesse FortuneMissoula, MT

We're Grateful For Client Referrals

Jane is diligent, knowledgeable and a strong advocate who looks for practical approaches to solve difficult problems. I have referred clients to her without any hesitation.”

Martindale-Hubbell - Peer ReviewMissoula, MT

Awards & National Recognition

Laird Cowley is humbled by the awards and recognition we receive from other attorneys, firms, judges, and legal organizations around the country. We were named “Best Law Firm” in U.S. News & World Report for 2022 by Best Lawyers®. We were also nationally recognized by Best Lawyers® for 2023. Best Lawyers® is the only purely peer review guide to the legal profession.

Consult Montana’s Professional Team of Attorneys

Laird Cowley has offices located in Missoula, Montana and Helena, Montana. Our expertise and influence extends throughout Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado. We regularly represent clients in Missoula, Helena, Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls, Kalispell, Sidney, Wolf Point, Boise, Coeur d’Alene, Cody, Jackson, Fargo, Bismarck, Casper, and all places in between. Get the expert advice and guidance of Montana’s professional attorneys and legal professionals. Contact the office of Laird Cowley today. Call (406) 541-7400 to speak to a representative about your case or get more information on our services.