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Meyer H Gertler

Meyer H Gertler

also known as Mike H Gertler, M.H. Gertler

Practice areas:

Mesothelioma & Asbestos, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Defective and Dangerous Products, Brain Injury, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Animal & Dog Bites, Birth Injury, Car Accidents, Class Action

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Mike Gertler is the managing partner of the Gertler Law Firm, a New Orleans personal injury law firm.  The law firm focuses on the following injury and accident practice areas:

  • Mesothelioma

  • Wrongful Death Claims

  • Birth Injury/Cerebral Palsy

  • Brain Injuries/Traumatic Brain Injury/TBI

  • Injuries From Defective Products

  • Toxic Mold

  • Car Accidents Resulting In Serious Injury

  • Injuries From Trucking Accidents

  • Injuries From Motorcycle Accidents

  • Rail Road/Train Accidents

  • Premises Liability/Non-Secure Premises

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Medical Negligence

  • Nursing Home Abuse

  • Nursing Home Negligence

  • Construction Accidents & Injuries

  • Electrical & Construction Related Burn Injuries

  • Industrial Accidents & Injuries

  • Offshore Injury/Oil Rig Injuries

  • Dog Bites

We assist residents in the following areas:

Orleans Parish:

New Orleans

Jefferson Parish:

Gretna, Harahan, Kenner, Westwego, Grand Isle, Jean Lafitte, Avondale, Barataria, Bridge City, Elmwood, Estelle,

Harvey, Jefferson, Lafitte, Marrero, Metairie, River Ridge, Terrytown, Timberlane, Waggaman, Woodmere

Plaquemines Parish:

Belle Chasse, Boothville-Venice, Buras-Triumph, Empire, Port Sulphur, Bohemia, Davant, Homeplace, Jesuit Bend,

Pilottown, Pointe a la Hache, Port Eads, Venice

St. Bernard Parish:

Arabi, Chalmette, Meraux, Poydras, Violet, Caernarvon, Contreras, Delacroix Island, Hopedale, Kenilworth, Reggio,

Sebastopol, Shell Beach, Toca, Verret, Versailles, Yscloskey

St. Tammany Parish:

Covington, Mandeville, Slidell, Abita Springs, Madisonville, Pearl River, Folsom, Sun, Eden Isle, Lacombe, Bush,


St. Charles Parish

Ama, Bayou Gauche, Boutte, Des Allemands, Destrehan, Hahnville, Killona, Luling, Montz, New Sarpy, Norco, Paradis,

St. Rose, Taft, Almedia, Frellsen

St. James Parish

Gramercy, Lutcher, North Vacherie, South Vacherie, Convent, Vacherie



Practice Areas

Licensed since 1970

  1. Mesothelioma & Asbestos: 25%
  2. Wrongful Death: 15%
  3. Medical Malpractice: 15%
  4. Brain Injury: 10%
  5. Other: 35%
  6. More 

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LAEligible to practice law197003/19/2010

Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2012
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2011
Leadership in LawNew Orleans City Business2011
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2011
Who's Who in AmericaWho's Who in America2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Association for Justice2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2010
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2010
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2009
Top Lawyers in the New Orleans AreaNew Orleans Magazine2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2009
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2008
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2007
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who Legal2006
2005 Trial Lawyer of Year Award FinalistTrial Lawyers for Public Justice2005
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who Legal2005
The Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.1987
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Who's Who in SocietyWho's Who LegalN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerGertler Law Firm2010 - Present
Managing PartnerGertler, Gertler, Vincent & Plotkin1995 - 2010
N/AGertler, Gertler and Vincent1986 - 1995
N/AGertler and Gertler1976 - 1986
N/AUddo and Gertler1970 - 1976


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Trial Advocates, Membership CommitteeCo-chair2008 - 2009
Louisiana Bar FoundationEducation Committee1997 - 1998
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Louisiana Trial Lawyers AssociationMember of Hall of FameN/A
Civil Justice FoundationMemberN/A
American Judicature SocietyMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Dussouy v. Gulf Coast Inv. Corp.N/A
Williams v. Public Grain Elevator of New Orleans, Inc.N/A
Prince v. Paretti Pontiac Co.N/A

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1969

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Tulane University Study Abroad - University of Innsbruck, AustriaTobacco Litigation2004
Louisiana Association for Justice CLE ConferenceThe Flow and Ebbs of Workers’ Access to Meaningful Compensation since Canter v. Koehring2002
Tulane University School of Law, Trial Advocacy ProgramTrial Advocacy1988
American Board of Trial AdvocatesLecturer - CLE SeminarsN/A