February 14, 2018
Taylor Porter Partner Andrée Cullens will serve as a panelist for LSU's "Closing the Gaps #MeToo" discussion forum, organized by the University Council for Gender Equity (UCGE) at LSU in partnership with the Office of Diversity. The forum will be held Wednesday, February 21, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the LSU Union-Atchafalaya Room.
This discussion on sexual harassment will take an external look at the movement, but also examine the university workplace for faculty, staff, student workers, and graduate assistants. The moderator and panelist include:
Practicing law since 1994, Cullens is a Partner at Taylor Porter, practicing in various areas of employment litigation, bankruptcy law, and commercial litigation. In her employment law practice, she has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in employment litigation, including ERISA, ADA, and Title VII claims. Ms. Cullens holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. She is a member of Leadership Alumni of Greater Baton Rouge and was a member of the 2015 Baton Rouge Area Chamber Leadership Class.
In the community, Ms. Cullens is a family selection committee member for Habitat for Humanity, a 2018 Board member of WRKF, and a volunteer for the Episcopal High School Annual Fund and Fair. She formerly volunteered for several nonprofit and community organizations, including Junior League of Baton Rouge, LSU Hilltop Arboretum, Louisiana Arts and Science Center and CASA.
At Taylor Porter, Ms. Cullens is a member of the Firm’s Diversity Committee.
Ms. Cullens graduated from University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts in 1989, and she received her Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University in 1994.