Claire Easterling Pontier
Claire Easterling Pontier joined Couhig Partners in 2008, and was named a partner at the firm in January 2015. She earned her Juris Doctor with certificates in Civil Law and International Law from Loyola University College of Law in 2008. During law school, Claire externed for Chief Judge Dee Drell of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. She was also actively involved in the Saint Thomas More Society and the Mediation Clinic.
Since graduation, Claire has maintained a diverse commercial litigation and business practice. She has successfully litigated cases throughout the Gulf Coast and Colorado, including business disputes, contract disputes, public and private construction project disputes, products liability claims, general tort claims, and claims for property damage, among others. Claire is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas. She has been admitted pro hac vice to federal and state courts in Mississippi and Colorado. Claire is also a trained mediator.