History: Founded in 1949, the firm is one of Louisiana's oldest and largest law offices devoted principally to serving the public and other members of the bar on behalf of victims of wrongful personal injury and death.
Areas of Emphasis: In addition to general tort practice, areas in which the firm's partners and associates are experienced include Admiralty, Products Liability, Professional Negligence, General Maritime, Jones Act and Offshore Oilfield, Aviation, Railroad and other Personal Injury Litigation, as well as Securities Fraud.
Firm Activities: The firm's partners actively participate as Adjunct Professors of Law at Tulane and Loyola Universities, and in continuing legal education activities sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association and other regional bar associations.
Special Distinctions: Presidencies: Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, and the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.
Board Memberships: Association of Trial Lawyers of America and Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.
Chairmanship: New Orleans Metropolitan Crime Commission, Louisiana State Bar Association, Medical/Legal Interprofessional Committee, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Medial Malpractice Section, and New Orleans Bar Association, Medical Jurisprudence Committee.
Memberships: American College of Trial Lawyers, Louisiana State Law Institute Council and National board of Trial Advocacy.
Authorship: Trial Handbook for Louisiana Lawyers.