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About Christina M. Sautter

Christina Sautter teaches Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Regulation, and Business Associations I & II. Her scholarship explores the impact of judiciary rulings, boards of directors' fiduciary duties, market conditions, and acquisition agreement terms on the mergers & acquisitions sales process for public companies. Her articles have been published in the Brooklyn Law Review, the Case Western Reserve Law Review, the Florida State University Law Review, the Journal of Corporation Law, and the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. Her recent article, Auction Theory & Standstill Agreements: Dealing with Friends and Foes in a Sale of Corporate Control, 64 CASE W. RES. L. REV. 521 (2013), was one of twelve papers selected out of over 60 blind submissions for presentation at the Center for Law, Economics, and Finance (C-LEAF) 2013 Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop. The George Washington University Law School sponsors C-LEAF.

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Sautter served as a Westerfield Fellow at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. During her fellowship, she taught Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal Research & Writing, and Moot Court (Appellate Advocacy). She also practiced in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group in the New York City offices of Shearman & Sterling LLP and clerked for the late Honorable H. Emory Widener, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Professor Sautter earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, graduating summa cum laude in 2002. While in law school, Professor Sautter was a managing editor of the Villanova Law Review and was selected as a member of The Order of the Coif. She received her bachelor's degree in both Multinational Business Operations and Marketing from Florida State University in 1999, graduating summa cum laude.


Present Byron R. Kantrow Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center
Present Cynthia Felder Fayard Professor Of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center

Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2015 - Present Chair, Diversity & Professionalism Committee
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  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Regulations
  • Business Associations I
  • Business Associations II


2002 J.D., Villanova University ‐ School of Law
1999 B.S., Florida State University

Contact Information

Christina M. Sautter
Cynthia Felder Fayard Associate Professor of Law
Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Louisiana State University
330 Law Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
Office: 330


Articles (8)