Eades Hogue is Of Counsel in the Commercial Litigation section of the firm’s New Orleans office. A former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Eades’ practice focuses on representing financial services, corporate, and individual clients in complex commercial litigation, professional liability litigation, white collar defense, and civil RICO defense matters. He has received several honors from the U.S. Attorney General, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Justice Department, and the New Orleans Metropolitan Crime Commission for his involvement in the prosecution of significant RICO cases over the past several decades.
He also has experience representing clients in environmental and intellectual property matters.
Eades has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Tulane University School of Law’s Trial Advocacy Program and has served on the school’s Advisory Committee for the Federal Rules of Evidence seminar series. He is a former and original board member of the New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy in Algiers, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Civil War Museum. Eades has spoken at various Justice Department seminars on RICO investigations and prosecutions.
- Obtained defendant's verdict in a significant civil RICO case following a five-week jury trial in Western District of Louisiana. No appeal taken.
- Prosecuted significant RICO cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from 1977-1982.
- Won summary judgment motion on statute of limitation grounds in significant civil RICO case in Western DIstrict of Louisiana. No appeal taken.