David M. Moragas

David M. Moragas: Attorney with Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith A Professional Law Corporation
  • Director at Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith A Professional Law Corporation (112 Attorneys)
  • One Shell Square, 701 Poydras Street, 40th Floor, New Orleans, LA 70139
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  • In the words of Aristotle, "Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered." Having defended hundreds of lawsuits arising out of Hurricane Katrina, David Moragas possesses intimate knowledge of the ways that catastrophic events shape the landscape of the law. Disciplined and focused, David is no stranger to change. Prior to joining the New Orleans office of Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith in 2005, David began his study of the law while working as an in-patient rehabilitation case manager where he coordinated a team of medical professionals in shaping the ever changing treatment plans of patients recovering from a variety of neurological and orthopedic impairments. David utilizes his life experiences to provide strategic counsel for businesses and insurance companies in wrongful death and catastrophic injury litigation; insurance defense and coverage; construction litigation; toxic tort litigation; commercial property damage and business interruption litigation; lease disputes; and subrogation litigation. David serves on the board of a local condominium association as vice president where he contributes to the growth, development, and management of the association. David is a member of the Krewe of Thoth and enjoys golf, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

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Biography

As a result of defending countless lawsuits arising out of Hurricane Katrina and its aftereffects, David possesses intimate knowledge, not only of the law related to property damage, business interruption, and construction defect claims, but also of the ways that catastrophic events shape the landscape of the law.

David’s experience is not limited, however, to property damage, business interruption, and construction defect claims. Prior to joining the New Orleans office of Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith in 2005, David began his study of the law while working as an in-patient rehabilitation case manager where he coordinated a team of medical professionals in shaping the ever changing treatment plans of patients recovering from a variety of neurological and orthopedic impairments. David utilizes his life experiences to provide strategic counsel for businesses and insurance companies in wrongful death and catastrophic injury litigation; insurance defense and coverage; construction litigation; toxic tort litigation; commercial property damage and business interruption litigation; products liability; lease disputes; and subrogation litigation.

David’s skill and dedication has earned him recognition by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2013 and 2014, and as a Louisiana Super Lawyer for 2015. David serves on the board of a local condominium association where he contributes to the growth, development, and management of the association.

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•Apr 25
Steven Bucher and David Moragas To Present at LA Claims Association Annual Conference on Cyber Law
•Dec 29
Seven New Orleans and Mandeville Attorneys Named Super Lawyers 2015 Rising Stars

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Environmental & Toxic Tort
  • Insurance Defense & Coverage
  • Products Liability
  • Subrogation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mass Tort & Class Action
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Trucking & Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(504) 525-6802  Phone
(504) 525-2456  Fax
www.gjtbs.com
University Attended:
Louisiana State University Medical Center, School of Allied Health Professions, Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Services, 1997
Law School Attended:
Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2004
Year of First Admission:
2005
Admission:
2010, Coushatta Tribal Court for the Coushatta Indian Nation, Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana; 2005, Louisiana; 2005, United States District Court -all districts in Louisiana
Memberships:

Professional Associations

National Association of Subrogation Professionals

Louisiana State Bar Association

ISLN:
919317336

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (2 reviews)
Peer Reviewed
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    4.5/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0

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New Orleans, Louisiana

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