Lara is a Senior Paralegal at HighVista Strategies, focused on the firm’s Private Equity and Venture Capital strategies. She joined HighVista in 2023 as part of its acquisition of the abrdn US private markets business. Before joining HighVista, Lara had similar roles at abrdn, where she started in 2015 as part of the firm’s acquisition of FLAG Capital Management, LLC. She received a BS from Radford University.