Plauché Smith & Nieset, LLC was founded by S.W. Plauché, Sr. in 1921. From its inception, the firm has specialized in insurance defense. The firm handles insurance defense in the fourteen contiguous parishes making up Southwest Louisiana.
The firm's insurance defense practice includes Admiralty, Arson, Automobile, Aviation, Environmental Liability (Toxic Tort), General Liability, Insurance Coverage, Products Liability, Professional Liability, Surety Bonds, Workers' Compensation, and Oil Field Litigation (land and offshore).
Plauché Smith & Nieset is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.