Judy Y. Barrasso

Judy Y. Barrasso


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

Recognized since 2001

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Insurance

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Bet-the-Company Litigation
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Judy Y. Barrasso is a founding 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. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation, and includes complex commercial litigation matters and class actions involving insurance coverage and bad faith, director and officer liability, securities fraud, and commercial contracts.

Location

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

Education

  • Tulane University , J.D., graduated 1981
  • The University of Tennessee, M.S., graduated 1976
  • California State University Fullerton, B.A., graduated 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1981

Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • International Society of Barristers - Fellow and Past-President
  • Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights - Board Member
  • Downtown Development District - Commissioner and Past-President
  • New Orleans Bar Association - Served as President in 2016
  • Pro Bono Project - Former Member of the Board of Directors

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Bet-the-Company Litigation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, New Orleans (2021)
  • Insurance Law, New Orleans (2020)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, New Orleans (2018)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, New Orleans (2015)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, New Orleans (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Complex Litigation
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Insurance
  • Large Case Litigation

Awards:

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow and Member of the Board of Governors
  • Lawdragon: 500 Leading Lawyers
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Benchmark Litigation, Louisiana Litigator of the Year 2012
  • Best Lawyers Law of the Year 2012, Bet-the-Company Litigation, New Orleans
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, Top 10
  • Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award, Association of Women Attorneys

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