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  1. Class Action: 20%
    31 years, 22 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 20%
    31 years, 137 cases
  3. Admiralty & Maritime: 20%
    31 years, 168 cases
  4. Litigation: 20%
    31 years, 324 cases
  5. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%
    31 years, 41 cases

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Frilot, LLC

1100 Poydras St
Suite 3700
New Orleans, LA, 70163-3600


LAEligible to practice law198411/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Lousiana Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyer2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Top Rated Lawyers Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution.Corporate Counsel2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Leadership in Law Award- Top 50 Lawyers in New OrleansCity Business Newspaper2011
FellowInternational Association of Defense Counsel2011
Fellow (FCIArb)Chartered Institute of Arbitrators- London2010
ArbitratorHong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)2010
FellowCollege of Commercial Arbitrators2009
ListedLouisiana Super Lawyer2008
ListedLouisiana Super Lawyer2007
Highest Grade- Federal CourtsLoyola School of Law1984
Highest grade- Constitutional LawLoyola School of Law1984
Humanitarian Service MedalU.S. Army1981
Army Commendation Medal - One Oak Leaf ClusterU.S. Army1981
Alpha Sigma Nu- National Jesuit Honor SocietyLoyola University1977
Distinguished Military GraduateU.S. Army1977
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Litigation partnerFrilot L.L.C.1995 - Present
Litigation PartnerLemle & Kelleher1985 - 1994
Judicial Law ClerkU.S. District Court- Eastern District of Louisisana1984 - 1985
Captain- Military Police CorpsU.S. Army1977 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Asociation of International ArbitratorsArbitrator2010 - Present
The National Academy of Distinguished NeutralsFellow2010 - Present
College of Commercial ArbitratorsFellow2009 - Present
American College of Civil Trial MediatorsFellow2009 - Present
Academy of Court Appointed MastersFellow2009 - Present
London Court of International ArbitrationArbitrator2009 - Present
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators-LondonArbitrator2007 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationArbitrator/Mediator2006 - Present
ICDRArbitrator2006 - Present
FINRAArbitrator and Mediator2002 - Present
CPRArbitrator/Mediator-Franchise- e-discovery;insurance panels2002 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationArbitrator/Mediator- LCC; Employment, Commercial Panels1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Orleans Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Louisiana Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesProctorN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Thomas More Inn of CourtExecutive CommitteeN/A
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
FortuneOutlook Louisiana Legal- Frilot L.L.C.2008
Defense Research InstituteSatellite Imagery — The Space Odyssey Arrives In The Courtroom2000
Loyola Law ReviewA Complaint Based on Rumors: Countering Frivolous Litigation1985
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Loyola University New OrleansCommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude)1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lousiana Department of JusticeManaging Electronic Discovery2010
Louisiana State Bar AssociationLSBA Annual "Update On e- Discovery"2010
Natural Gas Claims & Litigation AssociationManaging Electronic Discovery2009
Lousiana State Bar AssociationManaging Electronic Discovery2009
Natural Gas Claims & Litigation Association, Annual MeetingHurricane Katrina and “The 2005 Murphy Oil Spill"2008
National Business InstituteProving Your Case with Computer Forensics2008
Chlorine InstituteHandling a Chlorine Leak of a Tank Car in an Urban Area (And the 26 Class Action Lawsuits That Followed!)2005
American Bar AssociationSatellite Imagery: The Space Odyssey Arrives in the Courtroom2000
Thomson West Westlaw National Sales MeetingDiscovery and Litigation TacticsN/A
Thomas More Inn of CourtSatellite Imagery: The Space Odyssey Arrives in the CourtroomN/A
National Business InstituteProving Your Case With Computer ForensicsN/A
First International Conference on State of Remote Sensing LawSatellite Imagery: The Space Odyssey Arrives in the CourtroomN/A