Michelle B. Gaulin


Michelle B. Gaulin focuses her practice on representing shareholders in complex securities litigation, including derivative shareholder rights matters and securities class actions. She is also a part of the firm’s Whistleblower Litigation Group and has experience litigating qui tam actions through the Securities & Exchange Commission’s Whistleblower Program. With her background in accounting and finance, Ms. Gaulin takes the lead role in assessing client damages for lead plaintiff analysis in securities litigation and preparing damages analyses for settlement negotiations.

First joining the firm in 2014 as a financial analyst, Ms. Gaulin advanced to lead analyst and was named manager of the Corporate Research Department in 2016. In this position, Ms. Gaulin oversaw the investigative research assignments conducted by the department and worked directly with firm partners to identify potential new theories of liability. Prior to joining Robbins LLP, Ms. Gaulin worked at several small and international law firms. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Gaulin worked as a financial reporting auditor for various public and private companies where her experience included financial statement and employee benefit plan audits, due diligence reviews, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance assessments.

Ms. Gaulin holds a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Gaulin competed nationally in mock trial, and was Director of Mock Trial for Phi Alpha Delta.  She also served as Vice President of the Immigration Law Society. Ms. Gaulin graduated from St. John’s University, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business with both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Accounting.



  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law (J.D. 2012)
  • St. John’s University, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business (M.S. 2005)
  • St. John’s University, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business (B.S. 2004)



  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California