Shaundra Schudmak

Shaundra Schudmak

Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard

Recognized since 2019

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

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Lugenbuhl shareholder, Shaundra Schudmak’s practice areas include insurance coverage, insurance defense, bad faith claims, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, property damage claims, commercial litigation, torts, premises liability, public sector liability, and pre-litigation consulting.

Shaundra is an attorney with substantial litigation experience both in state and federal courts. Since joining Lugenbuhl in 2013, she has worked diligently to partner with clients to rectify matters through pre-litigation consulting and negotiation and has effectively managed every aspect of the claim and litigation process, and is passionate about resolving matters in a fair and expeditious manner. She is detail-oriented and proficient at identifying and isolating issues in dispute. Her unique skills combined with her calm confidence resonates with her clients to earn their trust for resolving matters. Her ability to make clients feel at ease in tricky situations has led her to also earn plaintiff representation experience with complex property insurance claims, personal injury, medical malpractice, and civil rights claims. Shaundra has also been selected to serve as a panel arbitrator for the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc.

A passionate student, Shaundra graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice. Earning a position with a real estate law firm in Atlanta, Georgia after graduation opened her eyes to the legal field and start a path towards a law degree. In 2008, she received her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law from Louisiana State University School of Law. Actively involved in law school, she was a member of multiple Moot Court teams and participated in trial advocacy programs. She also earned a Certificate in Global Arbitration Law and Practice from the Hamline Dispute Resolution Institute. She ultimately found her niche when she started as a clerked for an insurance defense firm providing in-house counsel services for a large national insurance company, and then a boutique firm handling primarily insurance and public sector liability disputes.

Shaundra Schudmak is admitted to practice law in the State of Louisiana and the State of Georgia. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, as well as the United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit. She has appellate experience in all five Louisiana appellate courts, as well as before the Louisiana Supreme Court and United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit.


  • Pan-American Life Center, Suite 2775
    601 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130


  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College , J.D./B.C.L., graduated 2008
  • University of Georgia, B.S., graduated 2003


  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance - Member
  • Georgia State Bar Association - Member
  • Louisiana Bar Association - Member
  • Louisiana Claims Association - Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association - Member

Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

17 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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

  • Insurance Law


  • Best Lawyers - 2019-2021New Orleans Top Lawyers - 2019Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2016-2018Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

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