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Erin Wiley Lanoux

Erin is a native of Gonzales, Louisiana. She joined the firm in 2007. Erin earned her B.S. in Economics from Louisiana State University in 2000. She then earned her Juris Doctor in 2003 from the Louisiana State University Law Center, where she was a member of the Louisiana Law Review and received numerous awards including Chancellor’s List and CALI awards for the highest section grade in several subjects. Prior to joining the firm, Erin practiced in the commercial litigation section of Phelps Dunbar, LLP.

Erin has a diverse civil practice comprised of commercial, government, and employment matters to name a few. She is an experienced litigator and has practiced before state and federal district and appellate courts. She also devotes significant time to contract drafting and negotiations and serves as general counsel for several of her clients. In addition to her private practice, Erin is the appointed City Attorney for the City of Gonzales.

Erin is a member of the Board of Directors for the Ascension Chamber of Commerce, serving as Chairwoman of the Board for 2017, and represents Ascension Parish on the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Board. She is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Ascension. Erin is Past-President of the 23rd Judicial District Bar Association (2016) and a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association. She holds a BV Distinguished® rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory for meeting the very high criteria of general ethical standing.

Erin previously served as a founding board member and treasurer of Project Kidz Kove, a charitable organization that successfully fundraised, designed, and built an accessible playground for children with disabilities – Kidz Kove Discovery Park in Gonzales.

Erin, her husband Jay, and three daughters reside in Ascension Parish and are active members of St. Theresa of Avila Church, where Erin serves as a Youth Minister.


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