Jon is a Member at Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett. He joined the firm in 2006, after graduating from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Jon’s nationwide practice focuses on the representation and defense of employers and insurance carriers in all matters arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“LHWCA”), the Defense Base Act (“DBA”), and the War Hazards Compensation Act (“WHCA”) team. He has served as lead trial and lead appellate attorney on numerous LHWCA and DBA cases, and he has successfully recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients pursuant to the WHCA.
In addition to his practice, Jon edits and contributes to the award-winning Navigable Waters: A Maritime, Longshore and Defense Base Act Blog (http://navwaters.com). He also speaks at professional conferences and contributes scholarly articles on legal developments important to the Longshore community. And as a service to his clients, Jon conducts seminars and provides written training materials discussing the administration and adjudication of LHWCA, DBA and WHCA claims. Jon’s efforts for his clients and community have led to his recognition by Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2013 Louisiana Rising Star, and by New Orleans Magazine as a 2012 Top Lawyer in New Orleans.
While in law school, Jon was a Member of the Loyola Law Review. He authored two articles, both of which were selected for publication. Jon’s Casenote won the Loyola Law Review’s Best Casenote Award for 2005-2006. Prior to law school, Jon attended Louisiana State University, where he double majored in Creative Writing and History.
Jon is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts, as well as the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the DOL-Joint Bar Association.
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth 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
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January 29, 1979, Winston Salem, N.C.
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
Juris Doctorate, 2006
Honors: Loyola Law Review, Best Casenote Award
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bachelor of Arts, 2002
Major: Creative Writing and History
Honors: Dean’s List, Published in The Delta
Jon B. Robinson et al., A Long Way from a New Longshore Act: Critiquing Senate Bill 669, 11 Loy. Mar. L.J. 51 (2012)
Jon B. Robinson, Robinson on Roberts v. Sea-Land Services: “Newly Awarded” Means “Newly Entitled,” 2012 Emerging Issues 6267 (2012)
Jon B. Robinson, Comment, From Pong to Porn: Considering the First Amendment, Violent Video Games, and the Federal Trade Commission’s Constitutional Concerns, 52 Loy. L. Rev. 409 (2006)
Jon B. Robinson, Casenote, Bailey v. Khoury: Exaggerating the Ignorance of the Reasonable Person, 52 Loy. L. Rev. 497 (2006)
The 67th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference 2012
Presentation: Case Law Update and Hot Topics
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law’s Annual Longshore Conference 2012
Presentation: Proposed Amendments to the Act
Written Materials: A Long Way From a New Longshore Act: Critiquing Senate Bill 669
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law’s Annual Longshore Conference 2009
Presentation: Claims Arising Under the War Hazards Compensation Act
Written Materials: Claims Under the War Hazards Compensation Act
DOL-Joint Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
LSU Alumni Association