Salvador J. Pusateri

Salvador J. Pusateri: Attorney with Pusateri Johnston Guillot & Greenbaum Attorneys at Law AV stamp icon
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Salvador J. Pusateri is a founding member of the firm and is currently managing member. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sal graduated from Loyola University of Chicago and Tulane University Law School. In law school, he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was a member of the Tulane Moot Court Board. He was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 1991 to the Texas Bar in 2010. Sal practices before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

He is an active member of the American Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, Maritime Law Association of the United States, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel. He is currently serving as vice-chairman of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and was previously president of the New Orleans Mariners Club.

Sal has defended maritime and offshore industry owners, operators, and their insurers, in all aspects of maritime litigation, including personal injuries, vessel collisions and allisions, barge breakaways, and maritime and toxic tort class actions. He also has an active practice in corporate matters including business litigation and consulting on maritime contracts, offshore industry master service agreements, financing arrangements, and business formation.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Toxic Torts
  • Energy/Offshore Litigation
  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Admiralty Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Maritime Contracts
  • Master Service Agreements

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-533-4513  Phone
504-620-2510  Fax
University Attended:
Loyola University of Chicago, A.B., Classics, magna cum laude, 1988
Law School Attended:
Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1991
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1991, Louisiana; U.S. Supreme Court; 1991, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations; Maritime Law Association of the United States; Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Member, Board of Directors, 1997-1998); Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (2 reviews)
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New Orleans, Louisiana

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