Philip S. Brooks, Jr.

Philip S. Brooks Jr.

New Orleans, Louisiana

phone 504-585-3200
fax (504) 200-8948
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Philip S. Brooks Jr.

Philip Brooks is primarily engaged in general maritime law and insurance coverage litigation and arbitration. He principally represents U.S. and foreign insurers and companies in the areas of cargo loss, pollution, hull and machinery, collisions, groundings, personal injury and insurance coverage issues.

Mr. Brooks has litigated and overseen maritime and transportation casualties and disputes in multiple courts throughout the United States. He regularly acts as lead counsel in the investigation and recovery efforts involving major maritime casualties and warehouse fire losses.

Mr. Brooks also has broad experience in product liability, transportation and commercial litigation in state and federal courts.


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1992
    Juris Doctor
  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1988

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 for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

Areas of Practice:

  • Admiralty and Maritime Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Litigation
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Subrogation
  • Insurance Coverage and Extra Contractual Liability

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Member
  • New Orleans Mariners Club, Member
  • Houston Mariners Club, Member
  • Tulane Maritime Law Center Liaison Group, Member
  • United States Maritime Law Association

Honors and Awards:

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2017
Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P. - Lawyer
Located at: 3300 Energy Centre, 1100 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70163

In Baton Rouge - One American Place 301 Main Street, Suite 1170 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70825
(504) 585-3200
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