In his 30-plus years as a litigator in New Orleans, Brent Barriere has built a solid reputation as a tireless advocate for his clients. Clients praise Brent’s tenacious, dogged representation and his “industrious work ethic.” With a crisp, creative mind, Brent is able to craft inventive arguments to advance his client’s cause, and his professionalism – both in and out of the courtroom – has earned him the respective of his peers in the community.
Brent joined the firm as a partner in 2013. He practices in the firm’s Litigation Section and represents clients in a wide variety of commercial disputes, which run the gamut from breach of contract and business valuation disputes to officer and director error and omission claims to securities litigation and class action.
Chambers & Partners calls Brent “really top-notch” and “very creative” and says he is a “‘polished’ and ‘tenacious’ advocate with excellent instincts and an industrious work ethic.” The National Law Journal has named him one of Louisiana’s Top 10 Litigators. He is a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers, elected in 2007, and also a member of the International Society of Barristers. He was recently inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Brent frequently lectures on litigation techniques, fiduciary duty litigation, evidence and other litigation related topics.