Martha Young Curtis

Martha Young Curtis: Attorney with Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Phi Beta Kappa. Order of the Coif. Recipient, John Minor Wisdom Award, 1990. Board of Advisory Editors of Tulane Law Review. Member, 1988-1989, and Senior Managing Editor, 1989-1990, Tulane Law Review. Law Clerk, Judge W. Eugene Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1990-1991. President, New Orleans Vanderbilt Club, 1998-2000. Former Member, Uniform Rules Committee of the Judicial Council (appointed by order of Louisiana Supreme Court). Assistant Examiner, Louisiana State Bar Examination, 1997-2000. City Business, Leadership in Law, 2010. New Orleans Magazine, Top Lawyers in New Orleans.

Louisiana State Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Lease Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-322-1277  Phone
504-299-2111  Phone
504-299-2311  Fax
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1987
Law School Attended:
Tulane Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 1990
Year of First Admission:
1991, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana; 1992, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1997, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi; 2006, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit; 1991, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; 1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1991, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; 1992, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1993, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 1990, Louisiana; 2000, Texas; 2003, U.S. Supreme Court
Louisiana State Bar Association.
Birth Information:
New Orleans, Louisiana, August 20, 1965
Reported Cases:
Nassar v. Academy Sports and Outdoors, 227 Fed.Appx. 392 (Miss. 2007); Touro Infirmary v. Sizeler Architects, 948 So.2d 261 (La.App. 4 Cir. 2006); Touro Infirmary v. Sizeler Architects, 947 So.2d 740 (La.App. 4 Cir. 2006); Fergusson v. Allstate Property and Cas. Ins. Co., Not reported in F. Supp. 2d. (S.D. Miss. 2006); Touro Infirmary v. Sizeler Architects, 900 So.2d 200 (La.App. 4 Cir. 2005); Exposition Partner, L.L.P. v. King, LeBlanc & Bland L.L.P., 869 So.2d 934 (La.App. 4 Cir. 2004); Ackel v. Academy Louisiana Co., 821 So.2d 109 (La.App. 5 Cir. 2002); Estate of Patout v. City of New Iberia, 813 So.2d 1248 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2002); Squirrel Run Inv. Group, Inc. v. City of New Iberia, 813 So.2d 1253 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2002); Brown v. Manhattan Life Ins. Co., 791 So.2d 74 (La. 2001); Squirrel Run Investment Group, Inc. City of New Iberia, 791 So.2d 748 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2001); Estate of Patout v. City of New Iberia, 791 So.2d 741 (La.App. 3 Cir. 2001); Smith Barney, Inc. v. Henry, 775 So.2d 722 (Miss. 2001); Coalition for Good Government v. Louisiana Dept. of Environmental Quality, 772 So.2d 715 (La.App. 1 Cir. 2000); M.K.L. Dev., L.L.C. v. City of New Orleans, 772 So.2d 711 (La.App. 4th Cir., 2000); Young v. Bichan Partnership, 709 So.2d 794 (La.App. 5th Cir., 1997); Jones v. Hyatt Corp., 681 So.2d 381 (La.App. 4th Cir., 1995); Henning Constr. v. First E. Bank & Trust, 635 So.2d 273 (La.App. 4th Cir., 1994); Walls v. American Optical Corp., 740 So.2d 1262 (La.Sup.Ct., 1999); Estate of Patout v. City of New Iberia, 738 So.2d 544 (La.Sup.Ct., 1999); Adams v. J.E. Merit Constr., Inc., 712 So.2d 88 (La.Sup.Ct., 1998); Cole v. Celotex Corp., 599 So.2d 1086 (La.Sup.Ct. 1992); TGX Corp. v. Simmons, 62 F.3d 666 (U.S. 5th Cir., 1995); United States v. Eighty-Three Rolex Watches, 992 F.2d 508 (U.S. 5th Cir., 1993).

Peer Reviews

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