Austin G. Brackett, Associate
Associate Austin G. Brackett’s areas of practice include the defense of employers and insurance carriers for claims arising under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act, Defense Base Act, and War Hazards Compensation Act. With a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Austin understands transparency, attention to detail, and responsiveness are key to any relationship. “A successful relationship is built on a foundation of effective communication and reciprocal understanding. Conveying the law to my clients in a clear and concise manner creates a level of trust they can depend upon, no matter the situation.”
While attending Tulane University Law School, Austin worked as a Judicial Extern for Justice Greg Guidry and Justice Marcus Clark of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Austin’s experience at the Louisiana Supreme Court has taught him the value of effective legal writing and oral advocacy, as well as provided a unique perspective of legal analysis from the highest court in the state.
Additionally, Austin was elected to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of Volume 26 of The Sports Lawyers Journal, widely recognized as the top sports law publication in the world. As a junior member on The Sports Lawyers Journal, Austin authored a case note titled “Kennedy v. Bremerton School District: The Ninth Circuit Takes a Stand Against a High School Coach’s Post Game Prayers” that was selected for publication in the journal’s 25th volume.
Austin is a native of New Orleans, LA. In his personal time, Austin enjoys traveling, cooking, attending football and basketball games, and serving as a mentor with the New Orleans-based organization Son of a Saint.
- Editor-in-Chief, The Sports Lawyers Journal, Vol. 26
- “Kennedy v. Bremerton School District: The Ninth Circuit Takes a Stand Against a High School Coach’s Post Game Prayers,” The Sports Lawyers Journal, Vol 25
Civic and Community
- Son of a Saint, Mentor
- Judicial Extern, Justice Greg Guidry, Louisiana Supreme Court
- Judicial Extern, Justice Marcus Clark, Louisiana Supreme Court