J. Whitney Pesnell

Attorney Awards


Pi Tau Sigma; Tau Beta Pi; Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, Louisiana Law Review, 1983-1984. Author: "Contributing Negligence: When Should it be a Defense in Strict Liability Actions?" 43 La. L. Rev. 801 (1983); "The Contribution Bar in CERCLA Settlements and its Effect on the Liability of Nonsettlors," 58 La. L. Rev. 167 (1997).

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Administrative Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
  • Probate
  • Contracts
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Environmental Law
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Tort Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
318-226-5577  Phone
318-226-5578  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1794, Shreveport, LA 71166-1794
University Attended:
Louisiana Tech University, B.S.M.E., 1981
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1984; Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, LL.M., Environmental Law, 1996
Year of First Admission:
1987, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1988, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana; 1988, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; 1996, District of Columbia; 1995, Texas; 1985, Louisiana; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Eleventh Circuits, and U.S. Supreme Court
Shreveport, Louisiana State, and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; District of Columbia Bar; American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Birth Information:
Ruston, Louisiana, October 8, 1959
Payment Information:
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Shreveport, Louisiana

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