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  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Oil & Gas: 20%
  4. Energy & Utilities: 20%
  5. Admiralty & Maritime: 20%

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Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, LLP

201 St Charles Ave Fl 48
New Orleans, LA, 70170


LAEligible to practice law197911/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2007
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Top LawyerAmerican Lawyer Magazine2007
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2006
Leadership in Law AwardNew Orleans City Business2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2005
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Orleans Bar Association, Fellows Gala CommitteeMember2008 - 2008
Louisiana Bar Foundation, Gala CommitteeMember2008 - 2008
American Bar Association, Mid-Year Planning CommitteeMember2006 - 2006
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesBoard of Directors2005 - Present
Louisiana Bar Foundation, Judicial Liaison CommitteeMember2005 - 2006
American Bar AssociationHouse Delegate2004 - 2006
Tulane Admiralty Law Institute, National Advisory BoardMember2004 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Offshore Industries CommitteeChairman2004 - 2008
Southeast Admiralty Law InstitutePort Captain2003 - 2006
Southeast Admiralty Law InstituteBoard of Directors2003 - 2006
New Orleans Bar AssociationPresident2002 - 2002
Louisiana Bar FoundationFellow2001 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesProctor Member2001 - 2001
New Orleans Bar AssociationVice President2000 - 2000
New Orleans Bar AssociationTreasurer1998 - 1998
New Orleans Bar AssociationSecretary1997 - 1997
New Orleans Bar AssociationExecutive Board of Directors1994 - 1999
New Orleans Bar Association, It's The Law CommitteeMember1994 - 2001
Louisiana State Bar Association, National Mock Trial ChampionshipExecutive Committee1991 - 1991
New Orleans Bar Association, Maritime Law CommitteeChairman1990 - 1992
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Maritime Personnel CommitteeMember1989 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Young Lawyers CommitteeMember1989 - 1995
Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionRepresentative1986 - 1987
Louisiana State Bar Association, Bar Admissions CommitteeAssistant Tort Examiner1986 - Present
St. Thomas More SocietyMemberN/A
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law InstituteMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Wrongful Death and Workman's Compensation SubcommitteeChairmanN/A
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Offshore Industries CommitteeProctorN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, TIPS, Maritime Law Committee, Collision Law SubcommitteeMemberN/A
Louisiana Bar Foundation, Young Lawyers SectionRepresentative to the BoardN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Briefly SpeakingMiles v. Apex1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1981
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Tulane UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976