Clare E. Sanchez is an Associate at Taylor Porter where she represents clients in a variety of practice areas, including commercial litigation, complex litigation, construction litigation, family law, professional legal responsibility, ethics, and disciplinary proceedings, and investigations and white collar defense.
Clare represents construction clients in litigation involving commercial, residential, industrial and roadway projects, in both the public and private sector.
In her varied family law practice, Clare has gained experience in representing clients through divorce, including custody and visitation issues, and division of community property; adoption; and other family law issues.
Clare represents professionals, i.e. doctors, nurses, lawyers, accountants, and other licensed professionals, accused of ethical violations and facing disciplinary actions before professional licensing boards. She works with clients through disciplinary proceedings, malpractice matters, professional liability claims and ethics violations and investigations, advising them of all aspects of the Rules of Professional Conduct, how to form a response, and course of action against the accusatory violations.
In her investigations and white collar defense, and criminal law practice, Clare represents individual and corporate clients in complex criminal and civil litigation and enforcement cases, and at every stage of criminal investigations and court proceedings in both federal and state venues.
Clare is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in the United States District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Clare is an active member of the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL).
In the community, Clare is a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, and she serves as a pro bono volunteer through the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation. Within Taylor Porter, Clare is a member of the Firm's Diversity Committee.
Clare earned her J.D. in 2016 from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. As a law student, she served as a member of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors, executive president of the Student Bar Association, senior associate and issue editor on the Louisiana Law Review, and the LSU Law Center Moot Court Board. Clare graduated from Westminster College in 2012 with a bachelor of arts in biological sciences, and served as vice president of Kappa Alpha Theta, and as president of the Panhellenic Council. Clare also served as a senator and executive officer of Westminster’s Student Government and was named Senator of the Year. She was awarded the Distinguished Service award for her dedication as a student ambassador, and named Outstanding Greek Council member by the academic honor society, Order of Omega.
Clare is an avid sports fan, and enjoys traveling, reading, and scuba diving in her free time.