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A native of Thibodaux, Louisiana, William graduated from Louisiana State University in 2008; he received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans - College of Law in 2011. While at LSU, William was a member of Sigma Chi and studied biology.

While in law school, William gained valuable judicial clerkship experience in the 17th Judicial District Court of Lafourche Parish, the 9th District Worker's Compensation Court of Terrebonne Parish, and the Louisiana Supreme Court. William was also an active courtroom participant in Loyola's Law Clinic. 

After law school, William worked as an attorney for a local law firm and real estate title insurance producer. 

Since joining the Riviere law firm, William has participated in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters representing businesses in the local oil and gas, construction, maritime, and agricultural industries in both state and federal courts. 



Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
    3 years
  2. Admiralty & Maritime: 10%
    3 years
  3. Commercial: 10%
    3 years
  4. Construction & Development: 10%
    3 years

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The Law Office of Christopher H Riviere

103 W 3rd St
Thibodaux, LA, 70301-3101


LAEligible to practice law201109/03/2015

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Office of Christopher H. Riviere2013 - Present
AttorneyBourgeois Thorguson, LLC2011 - 2013
Association NamePosition NameDuration
LaFourche Parish Bar AssociationSecretary/Treasurer2015 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Terrebonne Parish Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
LaFourche Parish Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Sealevel Const., Inc. v. Westcoast Corp., 2014 WL 3587264 (E.D.La.) (E.D.La.,2014)Verdict after trial.
XL Specialty Ins. Co. v. Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., CIV.A. 12-2071, 2014 WL 5393242, at *6 (E.D. La. Oct. 22, 2014).DIsmissal prior to trial.
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJuris Doctor2011
Louisiana State UniversityBiologyB.S.2008