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 submitting tips to the Securities & Exchange Commission and litigating qui tam actions. 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 analysis for settlement negotiations. 

First joining the firm in 2014 as a financial analyst, Ms. Gaulin advanced to lead analyst before she was named as manager of the Corporate Research Department in 2016, a role she possessed for over five years.  As Corporate Research Manager, 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 annual audits of financial statements and employee benefit plans, due diligence reviews, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance assessments providing effective recommendations needed to strengthen internal controls. 

Ms. Gaulin holds a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Gaulin was a member of Phi Alpha Delta, served on its mock trial team and was Director of Mock Trial.  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