13 Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America®

August 20, 2020

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver is pleased to announce that Michael A. Balascio, Judy Barrasso, Jamie L. Berger, Christine M. Calogero, Celeste Coco-EwingGeorge C. Freeman, IIICraig IsenbergJohn W. JoyceStephen H. Kupperman, David C. Landever, Richard E. Sarver, Kyle W. Siegel, and Steven W. Usdin have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. 

Additionally, we had four partners named as Best Lawyers'  2021 "Lawyer of the Year" in New Orleans in one of their practice areas.  Celeste Coco-Ewing was named for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action - Defendants, George C. Freeman was named for Litigation - Securities, Judy Barasso was named for Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Richard E. Sarver was named for Product Liability - Defendants. 

The annual lawyer referral guide produced by Best Lawyers collects confidential peer-review surveys from top lawyers across the country. Since lawyers cannot pay for inclusion or choose their listed practice area, the publication is seen as one of the most reliable and unbiased peer-review publications for lawyers, and inclusion is regarded as a singular honor.

Below are the listed attorneys and the practice areas for which they were rated:

Michael A. Balascio

  • Commercial Litigation

Judy Y. Barrasso

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Jamie L. Berger

  • Litigation - Securities

Christine M. Calogero

  • Insurance Law

Celeste Coco-Ewing

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

George C. Freeman, III

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Securities

Craig Isenberg

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

John W. Joyce

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Insurance

Stephen H. Kupperman

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Securities

Richard E. Sarver

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Kyle W. Siegel

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Steven W. Usdin

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance

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.