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Recognized in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Recognized in Euro-Money's Guide to the World's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers

Recognized in Who's Who in American Law

Recognized in New Orleans Magazine's "Top Lawyers"

AV® Rated

Maritime and Admiralty

Floating drilling rigSince its founding, our firm has represented marine insurers and vessel owners (primarily clients in the London market), hull underwriters and charter legal liability underwriters, and third party manufacturers and premises owners in product liability claims under the general maritime law. We are experienced in protecting assureds against seamen’s claims, including Jones Act, unseaworthiness, and maintenance and cure actions. We have litigated third party personal injury claims, wreck removal and limitation of liability claims, and allisions between supply vessels and fixed structures.

John M. Futrell

Gary A. Lee

Richard M. Perles

M. Kevin Powell

Lee, Futrell & Perles, LLP is small enough to provide prompt, personal attention, yet large enough to handle complex, multiparty litigation at every level of the state and federal judiciary. Although we are located in New Orleans, our practice is regional in scope, with lawyers licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Georgia. Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer-review rating—AV®—has been conferred on the firm. Contact Us