Barrasso Usdin Named Louisiana Litigation Firm of the Year

February 16, 2018

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. was named Louisiana Litigation Firm of the Year at the Benchmark US Annual Awards dinner held on February 15, 2018 at The Pierre Hotel in New York. This is the 5th time the firm has won this award.  The firm was named Louisiana Firm of the Year in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. Benchmark Litigation conducted research, collected peer reviews, and reviewed supplementary questionnaires of significant cases in order to select the four firms in the running for Louisiana, and to name Barrasso Usdin as the Louisiana Litigation Firm of the Year. 

Benchmark Litigation is the only publication on the market that focuses exclusively on litigation in the United States. Every year, Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading litigation firms and lawyers in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

Among litigation firms in Louisiana, Barrasso Usdin has been “highly recommended”—Benchmark’s premier designation—every year Benchmark Litigation has been published. Benchmark Litigation’s list of “local litigation stars” included seven Barrasso Usdin attorneys, the “future stars” list included one Barrasso Usdin attorney, and the "Under 40 Hot List" included five Barrasso Usdin attorneys. 

Local Litigation Stars – Louisiana: Judy BarrassoGeorge C. Freeman, IIICraig IsenbergStephen H. Kupperman, H. Minor Pipes, IIIRichard E. Sarver, and Steven W. Usdin 

Future Litigation Stars – Louisiana: Andrea Mahady Price

Under 40 Hot List – Michael A. Balascio, Kristin L. Beckman, Jamie L. Berger, David N. Luder, and Stephen L. Miles

Benchmark 2018 Award Winner

Benchmark Litigation 
Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading US trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the US litigation market, the publication’s rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Supplementary firm information is also submitted in the form of a questionnaire. The guide’s “local litigation stars” reflect lawyers who are recommended by peers and clients to have established consistent reputations as trial attorneys, while “future stars” are those litigators who are highlighted as likely to be become “local litigation stars” in coming editions.Benchmark’s independent research is conducted annually between March and November. 

About Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C., is a litigation law firm located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Firm has experience litigating complex civil cases throughout the country, including all types of commercial disputes, class actions, environmental cases, product liability and toxic tort cases, intellectual property cases, insurance bad faith and coverage cases, and securities arbitrations, litigation, and regulatory matters.