Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett

Litigation Department

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Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett represents business clients of all sizes in litigation as diverse and complex as the firm’s markets and clients.  It represents clients as plaintiffs and as defendants in federal and state courts, before administrative agencies and in alternative dispute resolution forums.  The commercial litigation group has earned its reputation as one of Louisiana’s premier practices and represents clients in matters regarding:

  • Antitrust
  • Construction litigation and arbitration
  • Consumer class actions
  • Corporate and shareholder litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Financial services litigation
  • Franchise litigation
  • Insurance litigation
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Products liability
  • Professional liability
  • Securities fraud
  • Tax
  • Telecommunications and public utilities
  • Unfair trade practices

The firm is nationally known for defense of consumer class actions, having successfully represented clients in nationwide and statewide class actions and multi-district litigation matters.  It regularly handles complicated litigation matters for financial institutions, such as those involving negotiable instruments, letters of credit and security documents. It also handles large and complex construction actions on behalf of owners, contractors and subcontractors and involving both public and private works involving claim preparation and defense, scheduling issues and disruption and delay claims.


Antis, Phil

Berry Jr., C. Byron

Botnick, Michael

Brooks, Philip

Copley, Steven

Currault, Donna Phillips

Eagan, Ewell

Fenasci, Edward

Flanery, Meghan

Gelpi Jr., Kenneth

Grant Jr., Gordon

Grimsal, A. Gregory

Haase III, Edmond

Kitto, Ronald

Knister, Terrence

Lafourcade, Caroline

Landrieu, Martin

LeBlanc, Jared

Long, Armistead

Lund, Daniel

Masur, Samuel

O'Connor, Scott

Pearce, John

Perrier, Kelly

Rhorer, James

Schiff, Gerald

Simon, Paul

Sinor, Howard

Stinneford, Charles

Williamson, Stephen


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