Gavin H. Guillot

Gavin H. Guillot: Attorney with Pusateri Johnston Guillot & Greenbaum Attorneys at Law


Gavin Hodges Guillot is a founding member of the firm. He is an alumnus of Tulane University Law School and Louisiana State University. His practice focuses primarily on maritime litigation and transactional matters, including representing clients in negotiating service contracts, vessel collisions and allisions, contractual defense and indemnity disputes, Jones Act defense, LHWCA/USL&H defense, cargo loss, vessel arrests and maritime attachment proceedings, maritime liens, towage, employment contracts, insurance coverage disputes, and a variety of other matters. His clients include among them offshore operators, tugboat companies, international shipping companies, a Fortune 10 Global Energy Company, and various domestic and London-based insurers.

Gavin has also authored and co-authored several published articles and spoken at seminars on various aspects of maritime law ranging from economic loss damages to the ever expanding LHWCA/USL&H jurisdiction to the peculiarities of offshore contracts. He has been designated by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2015 and 2016 for Admiralty & Maritime Law. Gavin is also active in several bar associations and industry-centered associations, including the Mariners Club of the Port of New Orleans of which he is a former President and Director and the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute of which he is presently a Director. Aside from his practice, Gavin volunteers his time with several local non-profits, including for several years having taught an undergraduate pre-law studies class at the University of New Orleans. He lives in New Orleans with his wife and two children
Order of Barristers.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Toxic Torts
  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Energy/Offshore Litigation
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Admiralty Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Jones Act
  • Energy
  • Offshore Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-533-4513  Phone
504-620-2510  Fax
Year of First Admission:
2008, Louisiana
Birth Information:
New Orleans, Louisiana

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