A trusted advisor to the public pension fund community and a leading voice on shareholder rights and corporate governance issues, Tony Gelderman heads the firm's Louisiana office and is responsible for the firm's institutional investor and client outreach. He was a pioneer of the firm’s portfolio monitoring program, helping lead its development more than twenty years ago. A frequent speaker at U.S. investor conferences, Tony serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Forum for Institutional Investors, and has written numerous articles on securities litigation and asset protection.
Earlier in his career, Tony served as Chief of Staff and General Counsel to the Treasurer of the State of Louisiana, (1992-1996) and prior to that served as General Counsel to the Louisiana Department of the Treasury. He also coordinated all legislative matters for the State Treasurer during his tenure with the Treasury Department.
Tony is a former adjunct professor of law at the Tulane Law School where he has taught a course in legislative process. He served as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Charles Schwartz, Jr., Eastern District of Louisiana (1986-1987).
Tony is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, where he served as Chairman for the Young Lawyers Continuing Legal Education Committee between 1990 and 1993, and the American Bar Association.