Ewell E. Eagan , Jr. - Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan LLC

Ewell E. Eagan , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2001

Tim Eagan enjoys a diverse legal practice concentrating on complex commercial litigation in the trial and appellate courts in both the state and federal court systems. He has represented business clients in a range of industries including energy, securities, exploration, health care, banking and construction. Tim has served as lead counsel in national and state class actions, multidistrict litigation, regulatory actions, antitrust, RICO, securities fraud, shareholder disputes, corporate disputes, technology, patent and intellectual property, products liability, contract claims, rights of first refusal, recovery of expenses under joint operating agreements, gas balancing cases, fraud, misrepresentation and other business torts. In 1995, he was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and in 2009, he was inducted into the International Society of Barristers.

A significant portion of Tim's practice is dedicated to defending consumer class actions. He has successfully defended national firms in the brokerage and retail industries in class action suits filed in Louisiana. He has also defended a major utility company against antitrust class action claims regarding rates, and represented that utility before the Louisiana Public Service Commission and the New Orleans City Council on those matters.

In the area of business litigation, Tim has represented exploration companies pursuing and defending claims for breach of contract involving hundreds of millions of dollars. As lead counsel, he made all strategy decisions.

Tim is also an experienced construction law attorney having represented owners, contractors and subcontractors for more than 25 years. He has advised clients in negotiating construction contracts, subcontracts and other related agreements and has litigated and arbitrated construction claims involving change orders, oral modifications, cardinal changes, disruption and delay claims, and scheduling issues. He has also assisted clients with filing, enforcing, and resolving construction liens.Tim earned his J.D. from Georgetown University where he served on the Georgetown Law Journal. Prior to law school, he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1969-1973. 

Professional Affiliations: 

  • St. Thomas More Inn of Court - Master


  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • International Society of Barristers
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • Listed in Chambers USA 2012
  • Listed in Louisiana SuperLawyers

Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D. 1975

Office Location

201 Saint Charles Avenue, 40th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170-4000
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the New Orleans Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the New Orleans Metro Area
Ewell E. Eagan, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Ewell E. Eagan, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Energy Law (Public Utility, Transactions)
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Male