Leger & Shaw is a full service New Orleans regional law firm helping clients throughout Louisiana and the Gulf Coast since 1979

We focus on handling a wide variety of maritime and admiralty law cases, class actions and complex litigation, commercial litigation issues and serious personal injury claims.

We are a firm committed to standing up for our clients' rights throughout the entirety of their cases. Our attorneys understand that legal matters can often be overwhelming and confusing. We take the time to explain all of your options before proceeding toward a resolution.


Significant Cases, Verdicts & Settlements

Leger Firm members staffed the Administrative Committee, the Discovery Committee, the Law Committee, the Science Committee, and Leger was in charge of document discovery and what was called the "document boot camp." The settlement was valued in excess of $246 billion, believed to be the largest litigation settlement in history.


Leger was Special Counsel to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee and was a member of the Phase I and Phase II Trial Team. The trial took over 300 depositions, of which Leger attorneys participated in dozens. Leger firm lawyers were heavily involved in document review, document discovery, liability and expert depositions, and retaining and development of technical experts. In all, members of the Proposing Herman, Leger, and Fayard law firms were involved in $13 billion in settlement payments


Leger & Shaw served as co-lead counsel for Plaintiffs in a consolidated complex litigation including personal injury, property damage, and business losses resulting from the allision of the M/V BRIGHT FIELD with the Riverwalk Shopping Center in New Orleans. Over $150 million was recovered.


Leger & Shaw firm members served as class counsel attorneys in a massive explosion at a nitromethane plant in Sterlington, Louisiana that resulted in a recovery of over $85,000,000.


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We're experienced, we offer personal service, and we deliver results.

Our commitment to the people of Louisiana is second to none. Our attorneys demonstrate their genuine concern for the people of Louisiana through their civic service and community involvement. Both the law firm itself and the named partners are rated "AV" by the best known system of rating attorneys throughout the United States, Martindale-Hubbell©. "AV" is the highest rating a lawyer or a law firm can achieve – the "A" is for legal ability and the "V" is for ethical standards. Read more about our experience, personal service and results here.

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