Allan Kanner

Allan Kanner: Attorney with Kanner & Whiteley, L.L.C. AV stamp icon
  • Member at Kanner & Whiteley, L.L.C. (7 Attorneys)
  • 701 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-3701
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Phi Beta Kappa. Comments Editor, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, 1978-1979. Law Clerk, Honorable Robert S. Vance, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1979-1980. Author, Environmental and Toxic Tort Trials, Lexis-Michie. Co-Author: Louisiana Supreme Court, Committee on Complex Litigation Bench Book for Trial Judges. Adjunct Professor, Tulane Law School, 1990+, Toxic Torts and Environmental Law. Visiting Professor, Duke Law School, 2000, Business Torts. Visiting Professor, University of Texas, 2001, Toxic Torts. Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School, 2002, Complex Litigation. Visiting Professor, Duke Law School, 2004, Complex Litigation and Strategy. Past President, Louisiana Association of Justice. Past Board Member, Louisiana Supreme Court Historical Society. Editorial Board, BNA Class Action Reporter. Editorial Board, BNA Toxic Tort Reporter; BNA Class Action Reporter. Advisory Board, Sedona Conference. Board of Directors, Ogden Museum of Southern Art

New Jersey Bar Foundation; Louisiana Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Civil RICO
  • Environmental Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Business Torts
  • Natural Resources

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-655-9464  Phone
504-524-5777  Phone
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
Harvard University, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1997, Puerto Rico (Federal); 1979, District of Columbia; 1990, Louisiana; 2007, New York; 1981, New Jersey; 2006, Oklahoma; 1980, Pennsylvania; Texas; 1985, California
State Bar of California; District of Columbia Bar; Louisiana, New Jersey State, Pennsylvania, and Oklahoma Bar Associations; Louisiana Association of Justice; American Association of Justice.
Birth Information:
Vineland, New Jersey, May 3, 1955

Peer Reviews

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New Orleans, Louisiana