Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P.'s Practice Areas
Dedicated Attorneys in New Orleans
The attorneys at Montgomery Barnett are dedicated legal professionals who
have been serving the New Orleans community since 1892. As they enter
into their third century of service, they are poised to provide outstanding
representation to future clients and devoted to ensuring clients receive
At the firm, the attorneys operate under simple principles that separate
them from the competition. They believe that through goal setting and
prompt representation their clients can have their matters effectively
resolved in a swift amount of time. The team is proud to provide representation
in numerous areas of law, including assistance with any of the case types
and concerns described below.
Admiralty and Maritime
At Montgomery Barnett, the firm represents shippers and navigators in
numerous respects of maritime law. The team can provide assistance to
any individual seeking representation after an offshore accident, collision
on the high seas, or any complication that may arise while working on
a vessel, rig, or ship.
Attorneys at the firm can provide representation for Chapter 11 business
bankruptcy as well as provide quality representation to creditors. The
firm is proud to offer counsel for large-scale and commercial business
Business, Corporate and Finance
The firm is proud to represent clients in the business, corporate, and
financial sector. The team can help start, grow, or dissolve a business
entity and offer valuable information on franchising, contracts, and Uniform
Commercial Code compliance.
Casualty and Insurance Defense
Montgomery Barnett effectively protects the rights of insurance companies
in a range of claims that may be filed against them. The experienced trial
attorneys in New Orleans can assist with claims of malpractice, errors
and omissions, injury, and disease, among many others.
The firm considers their business litigation practice to be the heart
of their business. Any person who is facing a contract issue, construction
concern, or any portion of the law that may be considered business litigation
can contact the firm for representation.
Montgomery Barnett represents individuals, professionals, contractors,
developers, and insurance companies in every aspect of their cases, from
the bidding of a project through the final construction details. The attorneys
protect clients' rights and assets throughout the legal and business
Fidelity and Surety
A fidelity bond is an insurance bond that is designed to protect a company
from incurring significant loss due to the misconduct of an employee,
such as in cases of theft. A surety bond protects a company from loss
suffered due to the incompletion of a job by a separate entity. The firm
can assist with matters pertaining to both types of bonds.
The team at Montgomery Barnett represents employers that are facing employment
law matters. Any issue from employment pay and harassment to wage disputes
and equal opportunity concerns can be addressed and aggressively defended
by the dedicated legal team.
Intellectual Property Law
As a business owner, your logo, name, reputation, and product are your
image and brand. When you are faced with an intellectual property matter,
you need to ensure that the attorney you choose can help aggressively
defend your rights and ensure that you receive a favorable case resolution.
Environmental Law and Toxic Torts
Landowners, lenders, tenants, and insurers can all rely on Montgomery
Barnett to provide them with trusted counsel and the representation that
they require. The attorneys at the firm are highly experienced in environmental
law and may be able to quickly resolve a case.
The dedicated lawyers from Montgomery Barnett can provide clients with
legal guidance to help them ensure that their finances, taxes, debts,
and property are in order by drafting an estate plan. The firm provides
estate planning and administrative services to clients.
Governmental and Public Entities
Montgomery Barnett has a strong understanding of governmental tort law
and administrative procedures and can help governmental and public entities
that are facing contractual disagreements or are negotiating purchasing
agreements. The firm also can provide aggressive litigation defense.
Insurance Coverage and Extra-Contractual Liability
Major insurance companies can rely on Montgomery Barnett to provide them
with multi-layer analysis representation, preparation, and reservation
of rights in insurance cases as well as assist clients with wording and
Mediation and Arbitration
Any legal concern that a company may be facing may not be settled as well
in court as it would through mediation or arbitration. At Montgomery Barnett,
the team of attorneys includes trained mediators and arbitrators who are
dedicated to helping clients obtain the best possible outcomes out of court.
Energy, Natural Resources, and Oil and Gas Law
In recent years, legal matters pertaining to energy, natural resources,
oil, and gas have received major media attention. Montgomery Barnett can
provide representation to oil and gas companies after leaks, injuries
to workers, or for other environmental concerns. You need to work with
the team immediately!
Product Liability Defense
Are you facing a product liability case? If your product has been deemed
faulty or has malfunctioned, you could be facing serious penalties. To
avoid a major lawsuit or costly verdict, your business needs to contact
Montgomery Barnett and retain immediate legal defense.
Professional Liability Defense
As a professional, you accept an enormous burden of responsibility and
a duty to perform at the expected standards of practice. When you are
threatened with legal action, you can turn to Montgomery Barnett for professional
liability defense. The firm represents physicians, attorneys, accountants,
brokers, long-term residential care facilities, and others.
If your business is facing due diligence investigations, environmental
investigations, or has hit a roadblock in your development or permitting,
you need to contact Montgomery Barnett. The firm is devoted to real estate
companies and assisting them with obtaining favorable outcomes for their cases.
Montgomery Barnett can aggressively defend motor carrier companies, aviation
and freight liners, as well as shipping companies that are facing personal
injury, damage, or insurance disputes. If your business is facing a legal
concern, you need to contact the firm as soon as possible.
Workers' Compensation and Administrative Law
When an employee is hurt on the job, employers may be entitled to provide
them with workers' compensation; however, when employees sue for negligence
or seek additional compensation, employers and insurance providers need
to work with Montgomery Barnett immediately.
Retain Representation Today
At Montgomery Barnett, the firm is entering its third century of providing
representation and committed excellence to the New Orleans and Baton Rouge
areas. No case is too complex for the team to handle. The firm maintains
simple principles of providing devoted service and effective representation
so that clients can receive favorable resolutions to their legal cases.