A partner of Montgomery Barnett, Gordon Grant is engaged in general admiralty trial and appellate practice involving hull and machinery, collisions, groundings, structural failures, fires, explosions and marine insurance coverage issues. He also has extensive experience in pollution cases, personal injury and wrongful death claims and maritime products liability cases.
Mr. Grant is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit and the Maritime Law Association of the United States, where he served as Vice-Chairman of Recreational Boating Committee from 1990-94. Mr. Grant is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts and the Louisiana Supreme Court; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the Southern District of Texas; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court. He also has appeared before the National Transportation Safety Board and the United States Coast Guard. He has been listed continually in The Best Lawyers In America since 1995.
An instructor of Admiralty Law at the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of New Orleans, and a contributing author ( Benedict on Admiralty, Volume 8, Seventh Edition; Recreational Boating Law, published by Matthew Bender), Mr. Grant is a member of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, and the New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court, Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, the Association of Average Adjusters of the United States, Propeller Club - Port of New Orleans (Board of Governors 1992-94) and the American Boat and Yacht Council (Board of Directors 1991-1998 and 2002-2005).
Areas of Practice
- Admiralty & Maritime Law
- Environmental Law
- Insurance Law
- Litigation & Appeals
- Personal Injury -- Defense
- Products Liability Law
- Transportation Law
- Insurance Coverage and Extra Contractual Liability