Valerie Matherne

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Insurance Defense
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Toxic Torts/Environmenta
Construction
Employment
Admiralty & Maritime

BAR ADMISSIONS
Louisiana
Mississippi

EDUCATION
Florida State University, B.S., 1995
Loyola University, J.D., 1998

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Louisiana State Bar Association
Mississippi State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
Louisiana Asian Pacific Bar Association

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Scott B. Kiefer was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 1988, the U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit in 1990. He received his education from Southern Methodist University (B.A., 1985) and Louisiana State University (J.D., 1988). He was the Law Clerk to the Hon. Edwin F. Hunter, Jr., United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, 1988-1990. He is a member of the New Orleans, Louisiana State and Federal Bar Associations, the Bar Association for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute. His practice includes Insurance Defense, Admiralty and Maritime Law, State Workers’ Compensation, and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. He has tried cases in state and federal court and before the United States Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Workers’ Compensation
Toxic Torts
Admiralty & Maritime
Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
insurance Defense

BAR ADMISSIONS
Louisiana

EDUCATION
Southern Methodist University, B.A., 1985
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1988

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Louisiana State Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute