The attorneys at DeRouen Law Firm have built a track record of dynamic, effective representation that has earned our firm numerous honors including an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and inclusion in New Orleans Super Lawyers and New Orleans Maganize's Top Attorneys. Our firm possesses the skills, resources, work ethic and reputation to protect our client's bottom lines and market positions.
We focus on insurance defense, including all manner of insurance coverage disputes, bad faith litigation, SIU (insurance fraud) claims as well as transportation law, construction law and business disputes. Our legal team has porven its ability to manage complexity, expose evidence, build winning cases and go the distance for our clients.Read less
“Dealing with Disasters – Emergency Management For Your Company and Law Firm -Considerations for Medium and Small Law Firms and Businesses” , Transportation MegaConference IX, CLE Conference, March 5-6th 2009
“Water Under and Over the Bridge: Litigating Property Cases in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina”, Southeastern Claims Executive Association, Annual Meeting, April 24th 2006, Hutchinson Island, Florida
“Is it Covered? Recent Developments in Automobile Insurance Coverage”, Louisiana State Bar Associations sponsored CLE conference, November 5th 2004
“Better Understanding Your Client and The Trucking Industry”, Transportation Megaconference VI - CLE Conference, April 17-18th 2003
“Automobile Insurance Coverage Issues”, Destination Disney/LSBA Multi-Topic CLE Seminar, CLE Conference, March 3-5th 2003
“21st Century Challenges Which Face the Trucking Industry and its Lawyers”, Transportation Megaconference V, CLE Conference, March 15th 2001
“Automobile Insurance” The Who’s, What’s, Where’s and When’s of Coverage”, Insurance Law: Those Continuing and Never Ending Changes CLE Conference, October 2nd 1998
Annual Presentations to various clients on multiple topics including Insurance Coverage, Extra-Contractual issues, SIU issues, Katrina and Catastrophe Litigation, Business Interruption Claims, and Recent Developments in Louisiana Law
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