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


  • Mesothelioma

  • Wrongful Death Claims

  • Automobile Accidents

  • Injuries Suffered At Birth Including Cerebral Palsy

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Resulting From An Accident

  • Product Liability

  • Toxic Mold

  • Semi-Truck Accidents

  • Motorycycle Accidents

  • Dangerous
    Property Conditions

  • Train & Railroad Related Accidents

  • Hospital & Physician Malpractice

  • Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence

  • Construction Site Accidents

  • Burn Injuries

  • Factory Accidents

  • Injuries Suffered While On Oil Rigs

  • Dog Bites

General Personal Injury Practice: Office Location - 129 Carondelet Street,
New Orleans, LA 70130 - 504-581-6411

Mesothelioma Practice: Office Location - 127 Carondelet Street,
New Orleans, LA 70130 - 504-355-0057


Practice areas


  1. Trucking Accident: 25%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
  3. Nursing Home Abuse: 25%
  4. Car Accident: 25%

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LAEligible to practice law199407/08/2016
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 America2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Association for Justice2011
Super LawyerLouisiana Super Lawyers2011
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2010
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Louisiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Trial Lawyer of the Year Award FinalistTrial Lawyers for Public Justice2005
BV Distinguished RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGertler Law Firm1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Louisiana Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2008 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Louisiana Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Louisiana Association for Justice, Section on Toxics, Environment and PharmaceuticalsChairman2008 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ludwig v. Jefferson Performing Arts SocietyN/A
Ludwig v. Jefferson Performing Arts SocietyN/A
Chaisson v. Avondale Industries, et alN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Louisiana Advocates"Midnight" OSHA opinion letter aims to create protections for respirator manufacturers2009
Louisiana AdvocatesNew name; looking ahead.2008
Tulane Law ReviewA Special Gift of Wisdom From My Grandfather1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Louisiana Association for Justice - CLE Highlights of 2008The Work Product Privilege in Louisiana2008
Louisiana Association for Justice - CLE à la CarteWhat is the work-product privilege?2007