New Orleans, LA:

Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, L.L.C.

Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, L.L.C.
  • New Orleans, LA
  • 616 Girod Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • A firm of defense litigators.
  • Peer Reviews
    5.0/5.0 (15)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (2)
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About our New Orleans, LA: office

The firm has a full service practice throughout the South with attorneys licensed and practicing in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi.

Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, L.L.C. has handled the defense of numerous multi-plaintiff and multi-defendant toxic tort cases. The firm offers a full range of insurance defense and coverage services to insurers in all lines. The firm maintains a policy of not representing plaintiffs in personal injury actions.

Office Details

Contact Information:
504-524-5510  Phone
504-524-7887  Fax
www.courington-law.com
Mailing Address:
616 Girod Street, P.O. Box 2350, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Office Size:
13
Year Established:
1995
Languages:
Spanish.
Clients
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Alfred Conhagen; American Recreational Markets, Inc.; AXA Global Risks; B&B Engineering; Bagwell Coating; Bergen Brunswig Medical Center; Bird, Inc.; Black Equipment; Capital Inland Marine; Certain Underwriters at Lloyds; Certainteed; Chubb; Cities Service; Claims Control, Inc.; Clark Equipment; Congoleum Corporation; Danos & Curole; Delta Catering, Inc.; Detroit Stoker Company; Devall Towing & Boat Service, Inc.; Dixie Machine Welding & Supply; Dominion E & P; Dravo; Durametallic, Inc.; Dynamic Industries, Inc.; Eastern Safety Equipment; E.O. Wood, Inc.; F.G. Holdings, Inc.; Fireman's Fund Insurance Company; Freeport; Gardner Denver, Inc.; General Security Insurance Company; Great American Insurance Companies; Halliburton Energy Services; H.H. Robertson; Harry Laws & Company, Inc.; Home State Mutual Insurance Company; Hopeman Brothers, Inc.; Hunt Insurance Group; John Crane, Inc.; Liberty International Underwriters; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company; Lifeguard Transportation, Inc.; Marine Genetics, Inc.; Mega Fleet Towing; Mitchell Liftboats, LLC; Orleans Insulations; Osprey Underwriting Agency, Ltd.; Petrin Corporation; QBE Insurance Company; Reichhold Corporation; Reilly-Benton; Rite-Aid; St. Paul Fire and Marine; ServiceMaster of Lafayette; Shaw Construction; Texaco, Inc.; Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association; Transportation Financial Group; U.C. Realty; Ventura-Lesbro; Viking Pump; Vinson Supply; Warren Pumps; Weavexx; Weil-McLain; Williams-McWilliams; Zapata Corporation.
Reference: Capital One.
State Bar Summary:

All Members and Associates are members of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Partnership Information:
A Professional Limited Liability Company
Office Hours:
Monday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday
By Appointment
Sunday
By Appointment

Areas of Practice (91)

Specific Areas of Practice for our New Orleans office:

  • Environmental Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Class Actions
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Admiralty And Maritime Law
  • Indemnity Contracts
  • Hull
  • Cargo
  • Collision
  • Marine Insurance
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Death
  • Insurance Defense
  • Federal Employers Liability Act
  • Fela
  • Workers Compensation
  • Longshore And Harborworkers Compensation Act
  • General Casualty Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Death Claims
  • Automobile Accidents And Injuries
  • Transportation
  • Professional
  • General Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Trial Practice
  • State Courts In Louisiana
  • Texas
  • Mississippi
  • Environmental Law
  • Air Pollution
  • Air Quality
  • Environmental Class Actions
  • Environmental Insurance Defense
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act
  • Civil Practice
  • Marine Insurance Defense
  • Mass Torts
  • Toxic Torts
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Retail Liability
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Subrogation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Jones Act
  • Admiralty Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Trucking Law
  • Automobile Liability
  • Employment Defense
  • Toxic Tort Class Actions
  • White Collar Crime
  • Criminal Defense
  • Hospitality Law
  • Restaurant Law
  • Property Damage
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies
  • General Liability Defense
  • Construction Defects
  • Successions
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Defense Litigation
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Mold Litigation
  • Tort Liability
  • Civil Litigation

People (13)

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (15)
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    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • William J. Sommers Jr. Read 1 Review

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/15/14 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Troy N. Bell Read 1 Review

    5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 03/23/12 in Defense Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
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  • Valerie Theng Matherne Read all 12 Reviews

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/14/13 in General Liability Defense

    Valerie Matherne has proven herself to be a lawyer with high moral, ethical and professional standards. She has over 15 years of experience in Genera...

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    Valerie Matherne has proven herself to be a lawyer with high moral, ethical and professional standards. She has over 15 years of experience in General Liability Litigation. As an attorney, I have sought her advice on numerous occasions regarding General Liability Litigation. Valerie's legal knowledge regarding General Liability Litigation has proven to be exceptional. She makes a great representative for the legal community.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
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  • Blaine A. Moore Read 1 Review

    4.2/5.0 by a Partner on 04/02/12 in Asbestos Defense

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.0/5.0
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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (2)
  • 100% (2)
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
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Diversity

Courington, Kiefer & Sommers is committed to ethnic and cultural diversity and strives to meet those guidelines in all aspects of its firm development.

  1. Number of partnerships with minority owned law firms? 1

  2. Number of Partners who are...

    • Non-minority Males 2
    • Non-minority Females 2
  3. Number of Associates who are...

    • Non-minority Males 2
    • Minority Males 1
    • Non-minority Females 4
    • Minority Females 1
  4. Number of Of Counsel who are...

    • Minority Males 1
  5. Plan on partnering with minority owned law firms? No

  6. Number of Technology Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1
  7. Number of Paralegals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 3
    • Minority Females 1
  8. Number of Administrative Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1
  9. Number of partnerships with women owned law firms? 1

  10. Plan on partnering with women owned law firms? No

Bar Registry

  • Insurance Defense

New Orleans, Louisiana

  • New Orleans, LA
    616 Girod Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130

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