Firm Profile

Deutsch Kerrigan LLP


755 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-3629
United States
(504) 581.5141

Firm Details

With nearly a 100-year track record, Deutsch Kerrigan concentrates on litigating complex and high-profile cases and clearly laying out our clients’ options and best path for resolving disputes efficiently.

Deutsch Kerrigan employs over 65 legal counselors and trial attorneys practicing primarily in the following areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Construction Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Marine & Energy Law
  • Professional Liability Law
  • Toxic Tort & Environmental Law

We represent local, national and international businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to small, emerging businesses. We also represent state and local governmental bodies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals.

We know that the ability to maintain our client base and to build that base is dependent upon excellent results as well as the efficient handling of files in a cost-effective manner.

Using a sensible approach to litigation, we help our clients resolve disputes by balancing desired business outcomes with what's smart economically.  We’re relentless about moving cases forward to keep your case in the “red zone” where matters get resolved and cases don’t collect dust.


Terrence L. Brennan
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Louisiana in Construction Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Louisiana in Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants with 5 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Construction Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants with 5 lawyers


John Jerry Glas
Civil Litigation
Kelly E. Theard
Construction Law
Frederic Theodore Le Clercq
Labor & Employment, Commercial Litigation
Walter P. Maestri
Marine & Energy
Judy L. Burnthorn
Professional Liability
Jennifer E. Adams
Toxic Tort & Environmental

Firm Practice Areas

  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Aviation Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Toxic Tort
  • Transportation Law

Office Locations

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United States



New Orleans, LA

755 Magazine Street

New Orleans, LA 70130-3629

United States

(504) 581.5141

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Gulfport, MS

2510 Fourteenth Street, Suite 1001

Gulfport, MS 39501

United States

(228) 864.0161

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