T. Coulter McMahen

Associate

Coulter McMahen is an Associate at Taylor Porter, where he practices in various areas of general commercial litigation.

Coulter earned his J.D. in 2017 from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he received a graduate certificate in energy law and policy and was a chancellor’s scholar. During law school, Coulter served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Brian A. Jackson, then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. Coulter also competed in the Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition as a member of LSU Law’s Gaming Moot Court team as well as the Tulane Sports Law Mardi Gras Invitational as a member of LSU Law’s Sports Moot Court team.

Following law school, Coulter was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable S. Maurice Hicks, Jr., Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. During his time in Judge Hicks’ chambers, Coulter’s workload included both civil and criminal matters in the Shreveport and Monroe Divisions. In the civil setting, Coulter handled bankruptcy appeals, employment discrimination litigation, Section 1983 civil rights litigation, and many cases involving various Louisiana state law claims. He also assisted Judge Hicks in researching and evaluating the merits of motions presenting questions of federal jurisdiction.

In the community, Coulter is a volunteer with The Miracle League at Cypress Mounds, a nonprofit that provides children with any type of disability or special needs the opportunity to play baseball as part of team and an organized league. Coulter also currently serves as board secretary of the Star & Crescent Foundation, established by alumni of LSU’s Gamma Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity to carry on the fraternity’s legacy and build upon its core values of fellowship, leadership, scholarship and service.

Coulter graduated from LSU in 2013 with a bachelor of science in finance with a minor in geology. At LSU, he served as vice president of Kappa Sigma as well as rush chairman. He was also named to the Dean’s List and received the Kappa Sigma Scholar-Leader Award.

In his spare time, Coulter enjoys playing golf, fishing and hunting, snow/water skiing, and cheering on his beloved alma mater, the LSU Tigers.


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