Catherine Giarrusso Named to CityBusiness' Leadership in Law Class of 2018

February 16, 2018

Barrasso Usdin partner Catherine (“Cassie”) F. Giarrusso has been selected for the New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2018. CityBusiness’ Leadership in Law designation is awarded to only fifty legal professionals each year. The Leaders are nominated by their peers and then selected based on their professional and community involvement. The Leadership in Law Class of 2018 will be honored at a reception on May 14th at the New Orleans Museum of Art and in a special insert in the May 25th issue of New Orleans CityBusiness.

Catherine F. Giarrusso

Catherine F. Giarrusso represents insurers in state and federal courts throughout Louisiana in coverage and bad faith litigation.  Her insurance coverage expertise includes first-party and third-party claims involving both commercial and personal lines.  In addition, she has advised clients on possible appeals and briefed matters in the Louisiana appellate courts and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Since 2017, Louisiana Super Lawyers has recognized Cassie as a leading lawyer in the state.  

Cassie is licensed in Louisiana and Texas and practiced for two years with an international law firm in Houston before moving home to Louisiana in 2004. 

Cassie graduated first in her class at Tulane Law School, for which she received the Faculty Medal.  Before beginning her practice in Louisiana, Cassie served as a law clerk for Chief Justice Pascal Calogero of the Louisiana Supreme Court. 

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.