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Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.

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What the team is known for

Dominant litigation boutique fielding an elite team able to handle a broad range of disputes, including insurance, product liability and securities cases. Frequently called on to handle bad faith cases. Also offers significant expertise in financial regulations, including defending against enforcement proceedings. Sector expertise covers chemicals, energy and pharmaceuticals. Also has a sizable client base of major insurance companies.

Strengths

"Its lawyers are proactive, cutting-edge thinkers, responsive and they anticipate issues."

Work highlights

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver continued to represent Hilcorp Energy Company and its affiliates in a number of legacy disputes across South Louisiana concerning alleged environmental damage by historical oil and gas exploration activities.

Notable practitioners

Craig Isenberg is recognized for his vast experience representing clients in high-stakes trials. His commercial litigation practice includes product liability claims and toxic tort disputes.

George Freeman boasts an excellent reputation among peers for his litigation practice and is regularly sought out by clients for his expert handling of securities cases.
"George is an excellent securities lawyer. He has a tremendous knowledge base."

Jamie Berger is highly regarded for her securities litigation practice. She regularly represents clients before the SEC and FINRA, and is adept at handling regulatory investigations.

Judy Barrasso routinely handles personal injury, breach of contract and product liability disputes and has significant expertise representing insurance companies.

Kyle Siegel assists clients with on complex litigation, including product liability cases and toxic torts. 
"Kyle is an asset to any team. She is very easy to work with and highly diligent at sifting through complex documentation."

Richard Sarver enjoys an excellent reputation for his product liability practice and has noteworthy experience in cases arising in the pharmaceutical industry.
"Rick is like a Jedi Master that everyone looks to for trial strategy. He is very experienced and highly respected."

Stephen Kupperman has a wide-ranging commercial litigation practice and offers particular expertise in contract disputes and security matters.
"Stephen is an excellent securities litigator."

Steven Usdin possesses a highly-regarded litigation practice that regularly sees him handle a variety of commercial disputes for clients in the oil and gas, utilities and pharmaceutical sectors.

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Overview

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver is a boutique litigation firm based in New Orleans. The Firm has experience litigating complex civil cases throughout the country, including all types of commercial disputes, class actions, environmental cases, product liability and toxic tort cases, intellectual property cases, insurance bad faith and coverage cases, and securities arbitrations, litigation, and regulatory matters.




Members

Balascio, Michael

Barrasso, Judy Y

Berger, Jamie L.

Calogero, Christine

Dressel, Robert J.

Freeman III, George C

Isenberg, Craig

Joyce, John

Kupperman, Stephen H

LeSueur, Jr., Laurence ("Lon") D.

Luder, David

McFall, Shaun P.

Sarver, Richard E

Siegel, Kyle

Clients

Allied World Insurance Co.

Allstate

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Blanchard & Co.

Chubb

CITGO Petroleum Corp.

Eaton Corp.

Hilcorp

Hiscox

Johnson & Johnson

Liberty Mutual

Monsanto

Morgan Stanley

Owens Corning

Praxair

Raymond James

UBS Financial Services

Wells Fargo

Industries

Energy & Utilities

Financial Institutions

Health Care & Life Sciences

Industrials & Manufacturing

Insurance

Mining and Oil & Gas

Litigation

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.

firm
Location

909 Poydras Street

Suite 2350

New Orleans

Louisiana

USA

LA 70112

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Louisiana

Litigation: General Commercial


Craig Isenberg
Band 3
Judy Y Barrasso
Band 1
Kyle W. Siegel
Up and Coming
Richard E Sarver
Band 1
Stephen H Kupperman
Band 1
Steven W Usdin
Band 1

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