The Cochran Firm – Metairie/New Orleans is a law firm that focuses its practice on traumatic brain injury and medical malpractice cases. The Firm has combined verdicts and settlements in traumatic brain injury cases totaling in excess of $40,000,000 in the past 4 years alone. The Firm is a Bar Registry Firm in the area of medical malpractice, which indicates it has achieved a status as preeminent in this field. Its senior managing partner, Mr. Jeffrey A. Mitchell, was hand-picked by the famous late Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. (1937-2005), to chair the Medical Malpractice Section for The Cochran Firm, U.S.A., which has approximately 30 offices nationwide. Mr. Mitchell enjoys a legal rating of A.V., the highest legal rating available for an attorney from the Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory. Mr. Mitchell is also only one of approximately 12 lawyers in Louisiana who is Board Certified to handle medical malpractice cases by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. Mr. Mitchell was recently selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers.