AREAS OF PRACTICE
Admiralty & Maritime
RICO Class Actions
University of Alabama, 2008
Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law J.D., 2012
Louisiana State Bar Association
Mississippi State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
American Bar Association
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Brittney Bullock Ankersen defends small business owners, fortune 500 companies and insurers against personal injury claims stemming from products liability, toxic tort, maritime, and casualty litigation. She also assists many of these companies in drafting and negotiating transactional agreements, including but not limited to, Master Service Agreements, End User Agreements and, other business contracting agreements with a special focus on indemnification clauses. Ms. Ankersen also represents government contractors with claims arising under the Clean Water Act, CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Air Act, chemical exposure and project development disputes. She is experienced in bad faith, indemnification, and insurance coverage litigation.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 2008 and her Juris Doctorate and Civil Law Certificate from Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law in 2012. At Loyola College of Law, Ms. Ankersen received the Law in Excellence Awards for the highest grade achievement in Torts II, Community Property and Constitutional Criminal Procedure. Ms. Ankersen also served as the Vice President of the Student Bar Association and Lieutenant Governor of the 13th Circuit for the American Bar Association. Ms. Ankersen has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star.
Ms. Ankersen has a reputation for being personally invested in her clients and is known for her innovative strategy, which has afforded her clients success in obtaining dismissals and/or efficient resolution of cases on the best possible terms in the following matter types:
Insurance Defense: defends insurers and insureds in connection with bodily injury, property damage, and extra-contractual bad-faith claims in addition to insurance coverage issues.
Products Liability: defends manufacturers and suppliers in connection with personal injuries in connection with a wide array of products.
Toxic Tort: defends manufacturers and suppliers in Asbestos (state and multi-district litigation), Chinese Drywall (state and multi-district litigation), Benzene, Silica, Toxic Mold, and numerous other chemical exposure and hazardous waste cases.
Contractors: defends owners, developers, contractors and subcontractors in complex construction litigation in both public and private sectors.
Admiralty and Maritime: defends insurers and employers in connection arising under the Jones Act, Longshore and Habor Workers' Compensations Act in addition to collision and allision claims, subrogation claims, and master service agreements.
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