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  • Jun 072024

    We are pleased to announce that Barrasso Usdin has been named by Chambers USA as a top tier firm in Louisiana for commercial litigation for over twenty years.  The firm has also been ranked in the top tier for Insurance and Securities Litigation.  In addition to the Firm’s ranking, seven members were ranked as leading individuals.

  • Mar 142024

    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 March 13, 2024, in New York.

  • Mar 062024

    Partners Chloé M. Chetta and Craig Isenberg will be presenting at the New Orleans Bar Association 2024 Bench Bar Conference later this month.  Chloé will be presenting on the differences between litigation in State and Federal Court, and Craig will be presenting on the art of litigation.

  • Jan 172024

    Barrasso Usdin attorney Mithun B. Kamath is teaching a course at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law this semester.  His course "The Intersection of Law, Politics & Policy" is a public law course designed to introduce students to the ways in which the law informs, impacts, and intersects with governmental and political decision-making.

  • Dec 272023

    Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. is proud to announce that eleven attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters list.  Nine attorneys were named to "Louisiana Super Lawyers" and two were named to "Louisiana Rising Stars." 

  • Nov 282023

    On Friday, December 1, Judy Barrasso will be presenting on "Professionalism:  Gender - Past, Present, and Future" at the Louisiana State Bar Association Ethics & Professionalism CLE.

  • Nov 032023

    Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®. The list is comprised of only those firms who are recognized by their clients and peers for professional excellence. 

  • Oct 192023

    We are proud to announce that Judy Barrasso was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the Downtown Development District for her contributions to New Orleans. The Downtown NOLA Awards were held at the Audubon Aquarium and Insectarium.

  • Oct 052023

    We are pleased to announce that Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “highly recommended” firm in Louisiana.  In addition to the firm’s recognition, 6 partners were recognized as "local litigation stars" and 4 partners were recognized as "future litigation stars."

  • Sep 052023

    We are pleased to welcome Michael C. Gretchen as Of Counsel to the firm.  Michael is trial and appellate litigator. His practice focuses on complex litigation, including all manner of business disputes, insurance coverage disputes, securities litigation and arbitration, partnership and fiduciary duty disputes, and fraud and RICO litigation.

  • Aug 222023

    On August 1, 2023, attorney Whitney Antoine participated in Dillard University’s Foundation to LEAD program as a speaker for the Lunch with a Lawyer Series.

  • Aug 182023

    We are pleased to announce that 23 attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers®.  15 attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® , 8 attorneys were selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™, and 2 attorneys were also selected as "Lawyer of the Year."

  • Aug 142023

    We are pleased to announce that three of our partners have been named to Benchmark 40 & Under 2023: Robert J. Dressel, Laurence D. LeSueur, Jr., and Shaun P. McFall.

  • Aug 082023

    The firm is pleased to announce that Judy Barrasso has been selected for inclusion in Benchmark's Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2023. Judy is one of only three women recognized in the State of Louisiana.

  • Jun 292023

    Barrasso Usdin attorney Whitney M. Antoine has been selected for the New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2023. The CityBusiness’  Leadership in Law designation is awarded to only fifty legal professionals each year. 

  • Jun 022023

    We are pleased to announce that Barrasso Usdin has been named by Chambers USA as a top tier firm in Louisiana for commercial litigation for the twentieth year in a row.  The firm has also been ranked in the top tier for Insurance and Securities Litigation.  In addition to the Firm’s ranking, eight members were ranked as leading individuals.

  • Jun 022023

    We are pleased to welcome Mithun Kamath as Of Counsel to the firm. Before joining the firm, Mithun served as Chief Administrative Officer for the Orleans Parish District Attorney and an Assistant District Attorney focused on appellate matters. His work will help continue the firm’s investment into building out its white collar, government and internal investigation, and appellate practice.  

  • Mar 312023

    Whitney M. Antoine and Chloé M. Chetta have been selected as recipients of the Louisiana State Bar Association Young Lawyer Division's 2022 Top 40 Award.  In addition to being selected as a Top 40 recipient, Chloé was also selected to receive the "Outstanding Young Lawyer" award.

  • Mar 162023

    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 March 15, 2023, in New York. This is the 9th time the firm has won this award. 

  • Feb 092023

    Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that David Luder has been named Managing Partner of the firm.  David joined the firm in 2010 and previously served on the firm’s Executive Committee.

  • Feb 072023

    Barrasso Usdin recently achieved a significant victory for one of its multi-national brokerage clients in a confidential securities arbitration.  Following the victory, the client had high praise both for the firm and for partners Jamie Berger and George Freeman.

  • Jan 062023

    We are proud to announce that Judy Barrasso has been named to the 2023 class of the Lawdragon Hall of Fame.  Judy is one of the remarkable attorneys honored this year, all of whom have been practicing for approximately 40 years or more.