Kim Theriot-Smith, Corporate Counsel and Contracts Administrator, Conrad Shipyard, LLC

Kim Theriot-Smith is an experienced attorney with a strong focus on contract construction and interpretation. With over 30 years of legal practice, she has specialized in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various types of shipyard contracts, including new construction, repair, conversion, and fabrication contracts. She is currently corporate counsel for Conrad Shipyard, LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana and has 20 years of shipyard in-house experience. In addition to her work as an in-house lawyer, she has also served in leadership positions for the Association of Corporate Counsel Louisiana, where she currently holds the position of treasurer and past president. She holds a J.D. from Tulane Law School and a B.A. from Nicholls State University. Theriot-Smith is a frustrated gardener and avid Saints fan, and she and her husband are adapting to their newly acquired empty nester status.