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Lara White

Professor of Practice

Office 402G
Phone 504-314-2445


Professor White teaches Business Ethics, Business Law and Negotiations in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her professional experience helps Freeman students apply academics practically to the real business world.

Professor White came to the Freeman School after a successful career in private legal practice in New Orleans. She has over 20 years' experience counseling cross-industry clients on a variety of legal and business challenges, building strategic relationships, managing complex litigation, assembling and leading diverse teams, drafting and negotiating contracts, anticipating and evaluating risk, mediating and settling cases, and handling legal budgeting, forecasting and cost control measures. She has worked with small companies as well as Fortune 100 and 500 corporations.


  • EMBA 7320 Negotiations
  • LGST 4100 Business Law
  • MGMT 3380 Business Ethics
  • MGMT 6040 Business Ethics and Leadership

Education & Affiliations

  • B.A., Psychology, Newcomb College, Tulane University
  • J.D., Tulane Law School, Tulane University