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Duplass, Zwain, Bourgeois, Pfister & Weinstock
A Professional Law Corporation 
Size of Organization: 20
Year Established: 1987
Main Office: Metairie, Louisiana

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All attorneys are admitted to practice in all Louisiana and United States District Courts and U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. Several members of the firm are also admitted to practice in Texas and Mississippi. The firm's attorneys often make appearances on behalf of clients in the state and federal courts of Texas, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. Duplass, Zwain, Bourgeois and Morton is listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Lawrence J. Duplass and Gary M. Zwain, the firm's original founders, are graduates of Tulane University School of Law and have practiced together since 1978. In January of 1987, Duplass, Zwain, Bourgeois and Morton was formed for the purpose of concentrating its efforts in the fields of Casualty Defense, with emphasis upon Products Liability, Toxic Tort and Insurance Coverage Dispute Litigation. Now staffed with 20 attorneys, the firm's practice extends to Construction, Environmental law, Products Liability, Medical Device Litigation, Labor, Employment Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, ADA and Professional Liability Litigation. Former members of the firm include Representative David B. Vitter, who resigned in 1999 following his election to the United States Congress.

Statement of Practice Summary:
General Civil and Trial Practice. Business, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Director and Officer Liability, Environmental Law, ERISA, Insurance Law, Products Liability, Toxic and Mass Tort, Employer and Professional Liability, Worker's Compensation, Medical Device Litigation.