Claire E. Sauls

Baton Rouge, LA
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Claire E. Sauls received her Juris Doctor and Graduate Degree in Comparative Law from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2015, graduating cum laude. While in law school, Claire served as an executive member of the Moot Court Board. Additionally, she completed an externship in the First Circuit Court of Appeals and trained to mediate resolution of conflicts through her involvement in the Civil Mediation Clinic. She was recognized by the Wex S. Malone Inns of Court for excellence in Trial Advocacy and received the CALI award in Contracts.

 Before joining Taylor, Wellons, Politz & Duhe, Claire practiced in various areas of the law, including construction, surety, and business law. She also gained experience in insurance defense and general commercial litigation. Since joining the firm in 2018, Claire has continued her practice with a focus in general liability, construction law, insurance defense and coverage, and premise liability.

As an active member of her local community, Claire serves on the Board of Directors for Big River Economic and Agricultural Development Alliance (BREADA) and enjoys volunteering her time to serve as a judge for trial advocacy competitions at the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

Areas of Practice
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Defense and Coverage
  • Premise Liability
Certified Legal Specialties
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • J.D., D.C.L. cum laude - 2015

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • B.S. - 2011
  • Major: Marketing
Honors & Awards
Professional Associates & Awards
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
Published Works
  • Court Findings Open the Floodgates to Claims against Project Sureties, The Procurement Lawyer, Volume 53, Number 4
Representative Cases
Past Employment Positions
Community Involvement
  • Volunteer Judge, Trial Advocacy Competitions – LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • Self-Help Resource Center Volunteer – 19th Judicial District Court