Richard E. "Rick" Sarver

Richard E. "Rick" Sarver


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

Recognized since 2006

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Environmental Law

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Environmental Law
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Richard E. Sarver 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. Rick has extensive jury trial experience, including trials in thirteen different states. He has served as lead trial attorney in more than 100 jury trials, including complex multidistrict litigation. Many of his trials have been in bet-the-company litigation, where he repeatedly has succeeded before juries. His experience includes federal and state civil and criminal proceedings. His practice is concentrated in complex litigation, particularly including environmental, product liability and toxic tort cases.

Location

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

Education

  • University of Virginia, LL.M, graduated 1990
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, J.D., graduated 1982
  • Purdue University, MS, graduated 1976
  • United States Air Force Academy, B.S., graduated 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1995
  • Michigan, 1983

Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Environmental Law

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

  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, New Orleans (2021)
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, New Orleans (2017)
  • Environmental Law, New Orleans (2014)

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

  • Environmental Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Environmental
  • Large Case Litigation
  • Mass Disaster
  • Natural Resources
  • Product Liability

Awards:

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Chambers USA, Ranked in Band 1, Litigation: General Commercial
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell

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