Laura M. Gillen

(504) 830-4917

Metairie, LA

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Attorney Brief

Ms. Gillen is a partner in the Metairie office and has been with the firm since 2013. Her practice consists primarily of environmental and toxic litigation and commercial litigation.


Ms. Gillen graduated from Tulane University in 2010, where she received her BA degree in sociology, cum laude. In 2013, she was awarded a JD, magna cum laude, from Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was also recognized as a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar for graduating in the top ten percent of her class. While at Loyola, Ms. Gillen was the recipient of various academic scholarships, was a member of the Loyola Law Review, and served as a Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant. She also received Law Excellence Awards for achieving the highest grade in Moot Court, Secured Transactions, International Copyright Law, Comparative Dispute Resolution, Criminal Law, and Civil Law of Persons.


During law school, Ms. Gillen clerked at several firms in the New Orleans area, including Blue Williams, as a summer associate.


Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020

Bar, Courts & Professional Affiliations

Ms. Gillen is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association.