John W. Joyce

John W. Joyce

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.

Recognized since 2015

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Insurance

Litigation - Securities

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John W. Joyce is a member of the law firm of Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C., a New Orleans litigation firm ranked among the top litigation firms in Louisiana. He is an experienced litigator and trial attorney whose practice includes most types of sophisticated civil litigation. He represents insurance companies in coverage and claim-handling cases, broker-dealers and financial advisors in securities and employment disputes, and both businesses and individuals in contract, fraud, fiduciary liability, shareholder, restrictive covenant, and trade secret litigation. John has represented clients in more than twenty trials, evidentiary hearings, and arbitrations. He also has represented clients in federal and state regulatory matters, as well as internal corporate investigations.


  • 909 Poydras Street, Suite 2350
    New Orleans, LA 70112


  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College , J.D., graduated 2000
  • Dickinson College, BA, graduated 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2000
  • Louisiana, 2001


  • American Bar Association - Former Associate Editor of the ABA Section of Litigation’s Litigation News
  • American Bar Association - Former Editor of the ABA Section of Litigation Ethics & Professionalism Committee Newsletter

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - Securities
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Insurance


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Order of the Coif
  • Louisiana Law Review, Member and Editor

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