A. Gordon Grant, Jr.

A. Gordon Grant Jr.

New Orleans, Louisiana

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A. Gordon Grant Jr.


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A partner of Montgomery Barnett, Gordon Grant is engaged in general admiralty trial and appellate practice involving hull and machinery, collisions, groundings, structural failures, fires, explosions and marine insurance coverage issues. He also has extensive experience in pollution cases, personal injury and wrongful death claims and maritime products liability cases.

Mr. Grant is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit and the Maritime Law Association of the United States, where he served as Vice-Chairman of Recreational Boating Committee from 1990-94. Mr. Grant is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts and the Louisiana Supreme Court; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the Southern District of Texas; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court. He also has appeared before the National Transportation Safety Board and the United States Coast Guard. He has been listed continually in The Best Lawyers In America since 1995.

An instructor of Admiralty Law at the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of New Orleans, and a contributing author ( Benedict on Admiralty, Volume 8, Seventh Edition; Recreational Boating Law, published by Matthew Bender), Mr. Grant is a member of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, and the New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court, Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, the Association of Average Adjusters of the United States, Propeller Club - Port of New Orleans (Board of Governors 1992-94) and the American Boat and Yacht Council (Board of Directors 1991-1998 and 2002-2005).

A native New Orleanian, Mr. Grant was born in 1945 and received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina in 1967. He received a Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University School of Law in 1970, the same year he joined Montgomery Barnett.

Fraternities/Sororities:

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
  • Phi Delta Phi

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, 2001 - 2004, Vice-Chairman, Hull and P & I Insurance Committee
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, 1990 - 1994, Vice-Chairman, Recreational Boating Committee
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, 2000 - 2002, Port Director
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Member
  • Propeller Club, Port of New Orleans, 1992 - 1994, Member, Board of Governors
  • American Boat and Yacht Council, 1990 - 1998, Member, Board of Directors
  • American Boat and Yacht Council, 2002 - 2005, Member, Board of Directors
  • Association of Average Adjusters of the United States

Honors and Awards:

  • New Orleans Bar Association Distinguished Maritime Lawyer - 2007
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • New Orleans Magazine's Top Lawyer, 2015
  • City Business, Leadership in Law

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Instructor, Admiralty Law in the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of New Orleans (1990-2001)

Published Works:

  • Benedict on Admiralty, (Contributing Author), Volume 8, Seventh Edition
  • Recreational Boating Law, (Contributing Author), Matthew Bender

Education:

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1970 J.D.
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1967 B.A.

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Areas of Practice:

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Products Liability Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Insurance Coverage and Extra Contractual Liability

Year Joined Organization:

  • 1970
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