John J. Hainkel, III

John J. Hainkel, III: Attorney with Frilot L.L.C. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Frilot L.L.C. (45 Attorneys)
  • 1100 Poydras Street, Suite 3700, New Orleans, LA 70163
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    4.7/5.0 (2)
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A founding member of the firm, John Hainkel is Chairman of the firm's Management Committee and leads the Mass Tort & Class Actions Practice Area. In addition to his leadership role at the Firm, Mr. Hainkel participates in numerous civil and community service organizations.

With his unsurpassed expertise in the defense of claims involving asbestos and other toxic exposures, Mr. Hainkel often handles cases involving multi-party claims and understands the complexities of mass tort occupational disease and products liability litigation. Serving as lead counsel in numerous cases, Mr. Hainkel has led the firm in coordinating discovery, developing overall litigation and settlement strategy and coordinating the activities of local counsel around the country. He has tried many cases to verdict and has participated in significant Louisiana appeals relating to asbestos and other occupational exposures. Because of his extensive background and experience in defending mass tort claims, Mr. Hainkel is able to provide clients with early strategic thinking, vigorous defense and efficient litigation management. With a unique combination of administrative and accomplished trial skills, Mr. Hainkel has gained a strong reputation as a leading advisor in mass tort/complex litigation.

Awards & Honours

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
Louisiana Super Lawyer
Who's Who in American Law
Leadership in Law Award

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Energy & Environmental
  • Mass Tort & Class Actions
  • Railroad

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(504) 599-8021  Phone
(504) 599-8121  Fax
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
Tulane Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987, Louisiana

Professional Association & Memberships

Louisiana State Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
New Orleans Bar Association
Louisiana Bar Foundation


Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (2 reviews)
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