Steven W. Copley - Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan LLC

Steven W. Copley

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 504-569-1648

Since joining the Firm in 1985, Steve Copley has represented local and national concerns in complex commercial litigation and trials including class action, insurance, energy, products liability, construction, bankruptcy and franchise law matters. He has extensive trial experience in both Louisiana Federal and State courts. He has successfully represented clients in federal and state appeal courts and has extensive experience arbitrating disputes.  Steve is also admitted to practice law in Texas.  Steve has written and lectured extensively on various litigation topics and, during law school, served as the Articles/Comments Editor of Loyola Law Review.

Published Works & Presentations: 

  • Co-author, "Fifth Circuit Symposium: Federal Jurisdiction and Procedure," 36 Loy. L. Rev. 801 (1990)
  • "First Sale Pricing Treatment for Natural Gas Pipeline Production," 30 Loy. L. Rev. 179 (1984)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Bar Association of the Fifth Circuit
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association - Litigation Section
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • St. Thomas More Inn of Court


  • New Orleans Magazine "Top Lawyers" 2013 - Product Liability Litigation
  • Listed in SuperLawyers 2014 - Business Litigation; Personal Injury - Products: Defense 
  • Listed in 2014 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Litigation: General Commerical

Office Location

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

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Male