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New Orleans Louisiana native and former Senior Trial Attorney for the Orleans Parish District Attorneys office from 1987 to 1990. Experienced with handling offshore and maritime accidents, automobile accidents and insurance, truck accidents, wrongful death, negligence and products liabiltity cases.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Insurance: 30%
    5 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Car Accident: 20%
    5 years
  4. Maritime: 10%
    5 years
  5. Business: 10%
    5 years

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Fees:

Contingent (20-40%)

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Peirce. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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Contact info

650 Poydras St.
Suite 2617
New Orleans, LA, 70130

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
LAEligible to practice law198701/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Top Lawyers in New OrleansNew Orleans Magazine2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLeake & Andersson, LLP2002 - 2008
PartnerBaus, Hammond & Daly, LLP1995 - 2002
AssociateWoodley, Williams, Fenet, Boudreaux, Norman & Brown1993 - 1995
AssociateHebert, Mouledoux & Bland1990 - 1993
Head of Economic Crime Unit, Senior Trial AttorneyOrleans Parish District Attorney's Office1987 - 1990
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Commercial Law League of AmericaMember2009 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesMember1991 - Present
Louisiana Association of Defense CounselMember1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Joseph v. Hospital Service Dist. No. 2 et al , 939 So.2d 1206, (La. 2006)Win for my client
Daigle v. Authement, 691 So.2d 1213, (La., 1997)Win for my client
Wheeler v. Paillet, 704 So.2d 242, (La., 1997)Win for my client
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
NBIUninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in Louisiana2002
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of AlabamaN/ABA1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SIU SeminarDefense Ethics - The Tripartite Relationship between Insurer, Insured and Defense Counsel2006
Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law In LouisianaLouisiana Uninsured Motorist Law2002