James R. Sutterfield

James R. Sutterfield: Attorney with Sutterfield & Webb L.L.C.

Biography

Author: "In Personam Jurisdiction: How Long is the 'Long Arm,' in Products Liability?" Insurance Law Journal, August, 1980; "Marine Insurance: Express Warranties and the Wilburn Boat Case," Insurance Counsel Journal, 1981; "Maritime Injury and Death Aboard Racing Yachts," Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, January, 1981; "Foreign Offshore Workers Injuries in Foreign Waters —Why a United States Forum?" Insurance Counsel Journal, July, 1981; "Relationships Between Excess and Primary Insurers: The Excess Judgement Problem," Insurance Counsel Journal, 1985; "Remedies For Breach of a Liability Insurance Policy," Commercial Damages, Matthew Bender, 1988. Member, Louisiana House of Representatives, 1970-1972. Honorary Consul General, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 1997—.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Admiralty
  • Insurance
  • Reinsurance
  • Coverage Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-322-1481  Phone
504-529-7197  Fax
www.swslaw.com
University Attended:
Tulane Univ.; Univ. of Texas
Law School Attended:
Loyola Univ., J.D., 1967; Tulane Univ., LL.M. in Admiralty, with distinction, 1981
Year of First admission:
1967
Admission:
1967, Louisiana, U.S. Dist. Courts of Louisiana and U.S. Ct. of App., 5th Circuit; 1977, U.S. Sup. Ct. and District of Columbia; 1993, Texas
Memberships:
Louisiana State and American (Chair, 1993-1994, Excess, Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Committee; Chair, Ocean Marine Insurance Committee, 1991-1993) Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; State Bar of Texas; International Association of Defense Counsel (Chair, 1995-1999, Class Action and Multi-party Litigation Committee; Chair, 1993-1995, Maritime and Environmental Law Committee); Maritime Law Association of the United States (Chair, 1996-2000, Maritime Products Liability Committee); The Harmonie Group (President, 1999-2001).
Birth Information:
Houston, Texas, August 6, 1942
ISLN:
903303895

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