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Roshawn Husband Donahue
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New Orleans, LA



The Gori Law Firm Announces Passing of Attorney Roshawn Donahue

"It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our attorney Roshawn Donahue. Throughout her legal career, Roshawn devoted herself to helping protect the interests of those harmed by exposure to asbestos. She is remembered by many for her genuine kindness and thoughtfulness as well as her generous character. Along with her career as an attorney, Roshawn was also a devoted wife, mother and friend. Her legacy and loving spirit live on in all those who knew her. " - The Gori Law Firm

A Louisiana native, Roshawn Donahue, was born and raised in New Orleans. She graduated from Louisiana State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science. In 2006, she graduated, cum laude, from Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Since she began her career with The Gori Law Firm, Roshawn gained invaluable experience litigating cases involving victims diagnosed with mesothelioma and lung cancer.

She was a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association as well as the Louisiana Association for Justice and the American Association of Justice. 


Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Asbestos Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2007


  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Louisiana State University
    • B.S. - 2003
    • Major: Marketing


  • Presenter, Avoiding Deposition Pitfalls, Louisiana Association for Justice, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Vice President, Women in Law
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Board of Governor, Member
  • American Bar Association, 2007
  • Federal Bar Association, 2007