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  1. Litigation: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Entertainment: 20%
  4. Employment: 20%
  5. Construction: 20%

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Montgomery Barnett, LLP

One American Place
301 Main Street, Suite 1170
Baton Rouge, LA, 70825

Montgomery Barnett, LLP

Energy Centre
1100 Poydras Street 33rd Floor
New Orleans, LA, 70163-3300



LAEligible to practice law199907/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent Lawyer RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Tier Law FirmLawyers World2012
Top Law Firms in AmericaU.S. News & World Report2012
Named Among Best New Orleans Attorneys & LawyersBizvote.com2012
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2011
USA Law Firm of the Year - ConstructionAcquisition International Magazine2011
Appointed Asst. Bar Examiner (Negot.Instrm. & Busi. Entities)Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Professor - Contracts, Commercial PaperSouthern University Law Center2012 - Present
Board Counsel - Drafted new R.S. 37:2441, et seq. (2006 & 2012).La. State Board for Hearing Aid Dealers2006 - Present
Adjunct Professor - Public AdministrationSouthern University (New Orleans)2010 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Louisiana State Bar AssociationAsst. Bar Examiner2009 - Present
New Orleans Bar Association (Entertainment Law Committee)Speaker2009 - Present
Southern University New OrleansBoard Member - School of Business Advisory Board2008 - Present
Baton Rouge Bar AssociationLaw Day Speaker2007 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Trial Practice CommitteeCo-chair2003 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2001 - Present
National Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
YMCA - Baton Rouge (Baranco)Board Member2009 - 2011
Duplichain UniversityPresident's Cabinet2007 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lobell v. Torres, 812 So.2d 678 (La. App. 4th Cir. 2001)Judgement for defendant; such agreements require written commemoration.
Englande v. Glaxo Smithkline, et al, 206 F. Supp.2d 815 (E.D. La. 2002)Judgment for mover, matter remanded.
Oiler v. Biomet Orthopedics, Inc., 2004 WL 325389 (U.S.D.C. E.D. La. 2003)Judgment for Defendant, case not remanded (MSJ for Defense).
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Publication nameTitleDate
New Orleans Jazz Festival (Seminars)Entertainment Industry Professionalism2010
Trial Practice JournalA Practical Look at Daubert, Voir Dire and Report Preparation Issues Re: Expert Witnesses2006
Montgomery BarnettLifetime Business, Financial, Retirement and Estate Planning -- Plus a Will2006
Chase/Woodfin SuitesLouisiana Hospitality Law & Management Guide2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Southern University - New OrleansEconomics (Magna Cum Laude)BS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawIntenat'l LawN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Graduation/Medallion Ceremony - Graduate ProgramCommencement Speaker2008
National ConventionSarbanes Oxley / Accounting Disclosures for Non-Profits2007
Investing in the FuturePlanned Giving for the Millenium2004
Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers AssociationSports and Entertainment Law2002