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Janelle E. Sharer

Associate
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Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Jacques L. Wiener, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Eldon E. Fallon, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Education

Tulane University Law School, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2016

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2007

Recognitions

Tulane Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor (Volume 90) and Member (Volume 89)

Order of the Coif

Rufus C. Harris Award

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana

Janelle E. Sharer practices in the area of commercial litigation, including products liability, complex commercial litigation, and insurance coverage and bad faith.

Before joining the firm, Janelle served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jacques L. Wiener, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and as a law clerk to the Honorable Eldon E. Fallon of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.  Janelle also served as an intern to the Honorable Lance M. Africk of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. 

Janelle received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Los Angeles and her Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School magna cum laude.  While in law school, she served as a Notes and Comments Editor for the Tulane Law Review and as a Senior Fellow for the Legal Research and Writing program.  After graduation, Janelle was appointed to serve as a junior member of the Louisiana State Law Institute.  Prior to law school, she taught fourth grade in New Orleans through the Teach For America program.

News
Publications and Presentations

Publications

Case Note, "When a Vendetta is Not Vindictive: The Fifth Circuit Narrowly Defines Prosecutorial Vindictiveness in Jordan v. Epps," 89 Tulane Law Review (April 2015)