Fred L. Herman - Fred Herman Law Firm

Fred L. Herman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 504-541-9034

Fred L. Herman graduated from Loyola University College of Law in 1975. He was a partner with the law firm of Herman, Herman & Katz, a civil litigation and general civil practice firm, through 1987, when he established the Law Offices of Fred L. Herman. Fred founded his personal practice with special emphasis on litigation, business transactions and alternative dispute resolution. He served as Chief Negotiator for Tom Benson for the acquisition of the city’s NFL franchise, the New Orleans Saints. Fred also served as legal advisor to Rob Couhig in his sale of the New Orleans Zephyrs minor league baseball franchise.In addition to his law practice, Fred is a regular Lecturer at Loyola University College of Law, Skills Curriculum, and was on the Tulane School of Law Trial Advocacy Faculty. He has served as judge pro tempore in First City Court, and has been an arbitrator and mediator in over 300 civil disputes.Fred is a member of the ADR Section of Louisiana State Bar Association, Fred is a member of the ADR Section of Louisiana State Bar Association as well as the American Arbitration Association and the American Healthcare Lawyer’s Association. Fred Herman has been selected to Super Lawyers (2008-2014) and Best Lawyers (2014) and is a Martindale-Hubbell® AV-rated Preeminent Lawyer.

Tulane UniversityBA 1972Loyola University New OrleansJ.D. 1975
Jefferson Parish Child Advocacy ProgramLouisiana State Bar Panel Of ArbitratorsAmerican Arbitration Association Panel of ArbitratorsAmerican Arbitration AssociationLouisiana State BarLouisiana Trial Lawyers Association Louisiana Trial Lawyers AssociationLouisiana Trial Lawyers Association

Case History


American Healthcare Lawyer’s Association – Health Insurer ABC v. XYZ Hospital Corporation (Ongoing $70 million reimbursement claim)

General Counsel

to Tom Benson and Chief Negotiator for the Purchase of the New Orleans Saints from John Mecom.

General Counsel — New Orleans Zephyrs Investment Group in connection with the sale of the New Orleans Zephyrs Baseball Club
Special Counsel —  to the City Council of the City of New Orleans
Discovery Master and Class Certification Hearing Officer, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans — Toxic Tort Class Action; Litigation – See La. R.S. 13:4165, et seq., HarveyTerm Litigation, CDC Proceeding No. 2001-8708 and all consolidated cases

Office Location

1010 Common Street, Suite 3000
New Orleans, LA 70112
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs