Adam P. Sanderson

Member Adam Sanderson’s litigation practice includes both trial and appellate experience in admiralty/maritime law and general commercial litigation. Adam routinely advises clients in employment and workers’ compensation matters, and represents employers defending claims arising under state and federal law. He has extensive experience in matters involving cargo claims, insurance, vessel collisions, allisions, personal injury, commercial transactions, contractual drafting and interpretation, including indemnification and dispute resolution.

As supported by the peer recognition, Adam has developed a reputation for his skill in transportation, admiralty and maritime litigation, including acknowledgements in Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars and New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers. He has represented a variety of clients locally and nationwide, including blue and brown water, oil and gas, insurance, trucking and transportation companies.

Adam served as law clerk for the Honorable Kay Bates, Judge for the 19th Judicial District Court of Louisiana. “Clerking for a judge was an incredible experience. I was exposed to many different and interesting areas of law. I managed one of the state’s busiest civil dockets and participated in numerous bench and jury trials which is an advantage for my clients.”

Adam has been active in the community, volunteering on ethics and professionalism panels at local law schools. He also devotes his time to charity golf events in his hometown of Baton Rouge. He loves playing golf, watching the Louisiana State University’s Fighting Tigers, and spending time with his wife, son and dog (Kathryn, Ford and Arthur).

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CONTACT

Work: (504) 595-3000
Cellular: (504) 224-1409
asanderson@mblb.com
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AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Defense of employers and insurance carriers under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Admiralty and maritime law
  • Commercial litigation

EDUCATION

  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, Certificate in International Law (J.D. 2007)
  • Louisiana State University (B.A. 2004)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
  • United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, Member
  • Offshore Marine Services Association, Member

RECOGNITION

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star – Transportation/Maritime Law (2014-2017)
  • New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers – Admiralty & Maritime Law (2013, 2016)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Editor and Contributor, Legal Lagniappe
  • “Careful What You Settle For – CMS Is on the Loose!,” For the Record, Summer 2010
  • Comment and Casenote Editor, Loyola Maritime Law Journal
  • Articles and Comment Editor, Loyola Law and Technology Annual

CIVIC

  • Former Volunteer, Ethics and Professionalism Panels at Loyola University New Orleans Law School and Tulane University Law School
Adam Sanderson
Member Adam Sanderson’s litigation practice includes both trial and appellate experience in federal maritime law and general commercial litigation. Adam routinely advises clients in employment and workers’ compensation matters, and represents employers defending claims arising under state law and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. As supported by the peer recognition he has received, including Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars and New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers, he has developed a reputation for his skill in admiralty and maritime law. Adam is known for being highly prepared, whether he goes to court, which he loves, or settles. “I like establishing long-term relationships with my clients. I listen and give advice always keeping mind what makes sense for their business.” Contact Adam at 504-595-3000 or asanderson@mblb.com.
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