James P. Nader

James P. Nader: Attorney with Lobman, Carnahan, Batt, Angelle & Nader A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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Mr. Nader is a nationally recognized practitioner with over 25 years of litigation and trial experience in insurance defense. From the firm's offices in New Orleans, Louisiana and Houston, Texas, Mr. Nader has served as counsel for domestic and international insurance carriers in complex commercial and personal lines property matters, as well as automobile, transportation, and admiralty claims. During his years of practice, Mr. Nader has acquired a particular expertise in litigating large claims arising from catastrophes such as Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma and Harvey, as well as the Moore, Oklahoma tornadoes. Mr. Nader has appeared as counsel and litigated matters in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Florida. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Tulane University, where he teaches litigation and insurance related courses.Mr. Nader obtained his law degree from Loyola University School of Law. Following law school, he attended the University of Notre Dame’s National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Mr. Nader has authored articles in the areas of his expertise for various legal publications, including the American Bar Journal, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal and as a contributing editor for Marine News Magazine. He is a member of the Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas State Bar Associations, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the Advisory Panel for the ABA, The Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, the Admiralty, Maritime and Insurance Coverage sections of the American Bar Association, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, and the Defense Research Institute.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Insurance Defense
  • Admiralty Law
  • Insurance Contracts
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Transportation
  • Construction Defects
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504 586 9292  Phone
504-586-1290  Fax
University Attended:
University of Notre Dame, National Institute of Trial Advocacy
Law School Attended:
Loyola University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Southern, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2006, Texas; 1984, Louisiana
Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; National Institute of Trial Advocacy; Counsel on Litigation Management

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (18 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 02/08/10 in Insurance

    He is a fantastic lawyer and a quality individual. he is an asset to the legal community

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 02/08/10 in Insurance

    An outstanding atty. with impeccable work ethics and credentials. it is a pleasure for him to appear in my court

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Houston, Texas

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