B.S., Our Lady of Holy Cross College; J.D., Loyola University College of Law
Heather Gattuso Lambert, Esq., Externship Liaison for the Office of Law Skills and Experiential Learning, received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in May 2004 and received her undergraduate degrees from Our Lady of Holy Cross College where she was on the Dean’s List majoring in Social and Juvenile Counseling.
Prior to and while attending law school, she clerked for her father, Philip A. Gattuso. While there, Heather assisted in the general civil practice with primary emphasis in Real Estate, Successions, Contracts, Family Law, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and general civil litigation.
In addition, while in school, Heather worked as a research assistant where she assisted in the drafting of the law review publication entitled, The Pitfalls of a Putative Marriage and the Call for a Putative Divorce, 64 La. L. Rev. 71 (2003). As a student member, from 2002 to 2004, Heather was active in the St. Thomas More Inn of Court.
Heather was admitted to practice law in October 2004.
Following graduation, Heather clerked for the Honorable Robin M. Giarrusso of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, where she was engaged in all aspects of civil litigation.
From 2005-2006, Heather returned to work with her father as an associate in the Law Office of Philip A. Gattuso focusing on general civil litigation.
From 2006-2012, Heather worked as the Judicial Internship and Clerkship Advisor and 2L Counselor in the Office of Career Development and Law Practice Center for Loyola's College of Law.
In 2012, Heather joined the Office of Law Skills and Experiential Learning as the Externship Liaison.