After her graduation from law school, Professor Richardson clerked for US Fifth Circuit Judge Eugene Davis and then joined the Washington, DC office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom as an associate in the Energy Regulation and Litigation Practice Group. Prior to law school, she worked for for US Senator Mary L. Landrieu as her Deputy Communications Director and her Legislative Correspondent for Health, Education, Welfare, Women, and Children.
At Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Professor Richardson served as Executive Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. She was the recipient of the Association Henri Capitant Award and the ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award. She has published multiple law review articles and given scholarly presentations in the areas of property and community property law, and is currently co-authoring a treatise on prescription for the Louisiana Civil Law Treatise series. Her primary teaching and research interests are in the fields of property, community property, oil and gas, and comparative law.