Our Clients, Our Wins, and Our Work

  • (Client: New Orleans City Council)

    The firm obtained a major victory before the Louisiana Supreme Court on behalf of the New Orleans City Council in a closely watched case. Following full briefing and oral argument, the Supreme Court agreed with the firm’s position in full, reversing a prior decision in the case by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal.

  • George C. Freeman, III and Robert J. Dressel recently secured a victory following a three-week FINRA arbitration.  After a full hearing, the panel issued an award denying the claims in their entirety and fully vindicating the firm’s client.

  • The firm represented a Montana-based gun manufacturer in a lawsuit brought by a Louisiana competitor for defamation and violation of the Louisiana Unfair Trade Practices Act.  The firm helped the client secure victory at the district court level, and on appeal.

  • The firm successfully defended its client in a three-week FINRA arbitration hearing in which claimants were seeking an award of approximately $24 million in compensatory damages and more than $8 million in interest, fees, and punitive damages.

  • (Client: International Insurance Company)

    Recently, the firm obtained its ninth consecutive win on behalf of an international insurance company, when a Central District of California Court dismissed policyholders’ claims for business income losses allegedly suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • (Client: Firm Insurance Client)

    A New Jersey appellate panel sided with the firm's insurance client and unanimously rejected a hair salon's COVID-19 coverage appeal, finding that a virus exclusion clearly prevents coverage.

  • (Client: Multinational insurer)

    The firm successfully obtained an early dismissal with prejudice of plaintiffs’ claims for COVID-19 related business income losses in Louisiana federal court.

  • The firm had a huge win in the Fifth Circuit against Regions Bank, which was sued for mishandling the renewal of oil & gas leases for three ladies who were longtime clients.

  • Judy Barrasso and Viviana Aldous of Barrasso Usdin, together with Jenner & Block, represented a group of math and computer science professors at Louisiana State University and Tulane University who filed an amicus brief advocating for the rejection of the Louisiana congressional map enacted by the legislature and submitting a proposed map based on science.

  • The firm obtained summary judgment on behalf of a knee and bone cement manufacturer. The firm then defended the victory on appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which affirmed the client’s complete victory.

  • (Client: Insurance Client)

    The Fifth Circuit affirmed a ruling denying class certification against a purported class of Louisiana GEICO insurance holders, who alleged that the valuation system GEICO used to pay total loss automobile accidents violated Louisiana state law.

  • (Client: Tiger Athletic Foundation)

    The firm was pleased to defend Tiger Athletic Foundation in the pending Title IX suit against the LSU Board of Supervisors and others.