Lara White

Professor of Practice

Executive Director of Executive and Professional Education

Office 402G
Phone 504-314-2445


Lara White teaches Negotiations in the Executive MBA program and will be leading the development of non-degree Executive and Professional Education programming at the new Stewart Center CBD, located in Tulane’s NOCHI building space downtown.

Lara comes to the Freeman School as a Professor of Practice in Legal Studies 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. Lara has worked with small companies as well as Fortune 100 and 500 corporations. She has experience teaching, mentoring and in professional education development and delivery. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a JD from Tulane University.


EMBA 7320-01 Negotiations

Education & Affiliations

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