Attorney Patrick D. DeRouen founded our New Orleans insurance defense and commercial litigation firm in 2009 after amassing decades of invaluable experience in business and the law. Mr. DeRouen earned both an MBA and his law degree from prestigious Louisiana institutions prior to launching a 22-plus-year legal career covering a broad spectrum of complex dispute resolution through negotiations, mediation, arbitration and trial in state and federal courts.

Among other honors, Mr. DeRouen has been recognized with an AV Preeminent* rating under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review system, selected for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers in 2008 and 2013, and recognized as one New Orleans Magazine's Top Attorneys. He is an in-demand speaker and presenter on evolving aspects of insurance litigation, SIU issues and trucking/transportation law.

Personal Attention from Experienced Lawyers

Associate lawyers Laurie L. DeArmond, who holds an LL.M. in addition to her Juris Doctorate, and George M. McGregor bring proven strengths in research and discovery, document analysis, trial and appellate work, and more to bear on protection of our valued clients' interests. To learn more about our team members' educational backgrounds, accomplishments and community activities, follow the links below. For a consultation focused on your needs, call 800-594-9610 or send an email inquiry anytime.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.