Gwyneth is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses her practice on criminal defense, commercial litigation, civil and constitutional rights, and student misconduct proceedings. Her extensive experience in investigations, negotiations, and trial enable her to fight for the best outcomes for her clients in complex and difficult situations. As a former public defender, she knows what it takes to represent someone when the stakes are high. She has represented clients accused of serious felonies, including allegations involving fraud, corruption, homicide, sexual assault, armed offenses, and other forms of misconduct. In her civil litigation practice, Gwyneth handles contentious business and commercial cases for both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court.
Before joining the firm, Gwyneth served as a staff attorney with the Orleans Public Defenders and was an E. Barrett Prettyman Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center. She also clerked for the Honorable Brian A. Jackson in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. Gwyneth received her undergraduate degree from Boston College and graduated, magna cum laude, from Rutgers School of Law – Newark.
Before law school, Gwyneth was a teachNola corps member, where she taught middle and high school in Orleans Parish public schools. She is from New Orleans and lives in the Lower Garden District with her husband and their three pitbull rescues.