- Baton Rouge
Emily Gauthier is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group. She represents public and private companies as outside corporate and securities counsel, primarily in the areas of federal securities law, general corporate law, corporate governance, and environmental, social, and governance matters.
Emily counsels clients in the areas of corporate, securities, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions. She regularly advises on the disclosure and reporting requirements of securities laws and capital markets, including the review of press releases; proxy statements; annual, quarterly, and current reports; and other SEC filings.
Emily advises public companies on corporate governance issues arising under state and federal law, SEC rules, NYSE and NASDAQ listing standards, as well as current governance trends and policies of institutional investors. She also counsels companies on fiduciary duties, shareholder engagement, and shareholder activism defense. Emily coordinates periodic reviews of and compliance with internal corporate governance policies, and advises clients on their disclosure and processes relating to environmental, social, and governance matters.
While earning her law degree, Emily served as articles editor of the Louisiana Law Review and as a judicial extern for Judge John deGravelles of the US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. She was also an academic tutor and research assistant at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.