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Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Undertakes an array of contract, employment and zoning litigation and offers strength handling complex tax disputes. Regularly handles litigation arising from the energy sector. Also frequently retained to advise on the defense of consumer class actions.

Work highlights

Defended Hub Steel in multiple claims and regulatory hearings arising from the collapse of a Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans in 2019.

Notable practitioners

Ewell Eagan represents banking, energy, healthcare and construction sector clients in an array of disputes, including multidistrict litigation.
"He is a seasoned trial attorney with practical and analytical sense." "He has a tremendous reputation."

Howard Sinor is regularly called upon by clients for representation in complex litigation, including class action disputes. He offers particular expertise handling a full array of disputes arising from construction projects.
"He's a damn good lawyer."

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Overview

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.

Members

Eagan, Ewell (Head of Department)

O'Connor, Scott (Head of Department)

Antis, Phil

Berry Jr., C. Byron

Botnick, Michael

Copley, Steven

Flanery, Meghan

Grimsal, A. Gregory

Knister, Marianna

Knister, Terrence

Lafourcade, Caroline

Landrieu, Martin

LeBlanc, Jared

Long, Armistead

Lund, Daniel

Masur, Samuel

Pearce, John

Perrier, Kelly

Rhorer, James

Russ, Adam

Schiff, Gerald

Simon, Paul

Sinor, Howard

Stinneford, Charles

Williamson, Stephen

Industries

Admiralty & Maritime

Banks

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy & Natural Resources

Financial Services

Government

Health Care

Insurance

Media

Oil & Gas

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Securities

Telecommunications

Tobacco

Transportation

Utilities

Litigation Department

Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett

firm
Department location

201 St Charles Avenue

40th Floor

New Orleans

Louisiana

USA

LA 70170-4000

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Louisiana

Litigation: General Commercial


Ewell Eagan
Senior Statespeople
Howard Sinor
Band 3