Monique Gougisha Doucette

Monique Gougisha Doucette

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Recognized since 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

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Ms. Doucette joined Ogletree Deakins in 2009. She practices primarily in the area of employment litigation and represents management in claims arising under Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, as well as other federal and state employment laws. She also regularly represents employers in various state and federal administrative proceedings. Ms. Doucette has significant experience with litigating employment matters in a variety of business sectors such as construction, insurance, banking, hospitality, education, health care and manufacturing.

Ms. Doucette is a frequent speaker on various employment law topics and contributing author to publications such as theLouisiana Bar Journal and HR Magazine. She is also an avid supporter of the local arts and education in New Orleans by serving on the board of directors for the New Orleans Ballet Association and the Arts Council of New Orleans, and volunteering as a mentor at several Orleans Parish high schools. She is a member of the A.P. Tureaud Chapter of the American Inns of Court and serves as a co-chair on the ABA Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee's Diversity Initiative Task Force.

  • 701 Poydras Street, Suite 3500
    New Orleans, LA 70139
  • Tulane University, J.D., graduated 2002
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, United States
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Inns of Court (New Orleans, A.P. Tureaud Chapter) - Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association - Member
  • National Bar Association - Member
  • National Employment Law Council - Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Fellow, 2012 Leadership Council for Legal Diversity
  • Honoree, New Orleans CityBusiness, 2011 Women of the Year
  • Senior Justice, Tulane Moot Court Board
  • Semi-finalist, Robert F. Wagner National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition
  • Recipient, Loyola University New Orleans John G. Arnold Cardinal Key Commencement Award for Outstanding Female Graduate
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

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