Leonard A. Davis

Leonard A. Davis


Herman Herman & Katz, LLC

Recognized since 2010

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Environmental

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
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Leonard A. Davis is a partner of Herman, Herman &Katz , L.L.C., as well as the national firm of HERMAN GEREL, LLP, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. After receiving his B.A. from the University Texas at Austin, Mr. Davis attended Tulane University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate in 1984.

Mr. Davis’ practice includes corporate law, commercial litigation, complex business litigation, multi-district litigation, mass torts, class actions and railroad crossing matters. He is an AV-rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Davis is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association (Member of the Business Law Section), American Association for Justice, The Mass Tort Lawyers Association and the Louisiana Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has written articles on railroad litigation for several publications, including Trial Magazine, and spoken at numerous seminars. He teaches Complex Litigation at Tulane Law School as an adjunct professor.

Mr. Davis is active in the community and serves on or has served on several boards of the New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana Children’s Museum, Jewish Endowment Foundation, Tulane University Medical Center Chancellor’s Advisory Council, the Anti-Defamation League, New Orleans Music Legends and numerous other charitable and non-profit organizations.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 820 O'Keefe Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70113

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, Louisiana State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member, Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association - Member, Business Law Section
  • Federal Bar Association - Member
  • Federal Bar Association - Member
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association - Member

Herman Herman & Katz, LLC
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

8 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

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

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs, New Orleans (2021)
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs, New Orleans (2019)
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs, New Orleans (2017)

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

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2010-present
  • Best Lawyers, 2017 Lawyer of the Year, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2009-2017
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Mass Torts by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
  • Benchmark Litigation, 2011-2013
  • New Orleans Magazine, Top Lawyers, 2012-2013
  • City Business Leadership in Law Award, 2010
  • Lawdragon Leading Lawyers in America, 2007
  • Legal 500, 2008-2009

Haney v. Delta Petroleum Co., Inc.

811 So.2d 1200 (La. App. 4 Cir. Mar 06, 2002)

Haney v. Delta Petroleum, Co.

748 So. 2d 36 (La.App. 4 Cir. 1999)

Leiching v. Conrail

1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3561

Gottsegen v. Diagnostic Imaging Svcs.

672 So. 2d 940 (La. App. 5 Cir. 1996)

Ellvog, Inc. v. Schnadelbach

661 So. 2d 1062 (La. App. 4 Cir. 1995)

Sanders v. Wysocki

631 So. 2d 1330 (La. App. 4 Cir. 1994)

Stephens Imports, Inc. v. Abraham

557 So.2d 467 (La.App. 4 Cir. Feb 15, 1990)

Shames v. City of San Diego

Superior Court for the State of California for the County of San Diego, No. GIC 831539

In re: Chinese Drywall

MDL-2047

In re: Vioxx

MDL-1657

In re: Propulsid

MDL-1355

In re: Rezulin

MDL-1348

In Re: Fosamax (Alendronate Sodium) Products Liability Litigation (No. II)

MDL-2243

In Re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. ASR Hip Implant Products

MDL-2197

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