Gerard E. Wimberly , Jr. - McGlinchey Stafford PLLC

Gerard E. Wimberly , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Having practiced for several years at large law firms in Washington, D.C. and Phoenix, Arizona, Gerard Wimberly brings strong litigation experience to McGlinchey Stafford's commercial litigation section. In addition to his broad-based litigation practice, Gerard has maintained a corporate practice in which from time to time he advises corporate and business clients on the rules and regulations governing national and international business transactions so that they stay legally and ethically compliant. He has been lead or co-lead counsel in numerous cases involving government contracts law, financial fraud, and antitrust. His client base has included Fortune 100 companies as well as small, socio-economically disadvantaged businesses.

Gerard is head of the firm's Government Contracts practice group and co-chair of the firm's White Collar/Government Investigations group. He is also practice leader of our False Claims practice group. Gerard has experience in all aspects of government contracts law, domestic and international, civil and criminal. Gerard has successfully handled numerous state and federal bid protests as well as contract claims. Gerard is experienced in False Claims Act qui tam cases, having been lead counsel for major companies in recent actions.

Gerard is actively involved in the Public Contract Law Section of the American Bar Association, having served for several years as co-chair of the State and Local Procurement Division, and as the Louisiana State Chair. He was appointed in 2012 to a 3-year term as a member of the Section Council.

Gerard served as law clerk for Associate Justice James L. Dennis (now judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit) of the Louisiana Supreme Court from 1979-1980; and as Associate Editor of the Louisiana Law Review from 1978-1979.

Additional Information

Court Admissions U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Cornell UniversityBA 1976Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law CenterJ.D. 1979Harvard UniversityLL.M 1984
American Bar AssociationAmerican Law InstituteArizona State Bar Association

Office Location

601 Poydras Street, Suite 1200
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation