DeRouen Law Firm
650 Poydras St, Ste 1913, New Orleans, LA 70130
The seasoned legal team at DeRouen Law Firm responds with agility and decisiveness when insurance and business disputes arise in Louisiana. Our constant mission is vigorous defense of our clients’ interests within a framework of risk/reward assessment and cost efficiency.
Trial attorney Patrick Rouen founded our New Orleans insurance defense and commercial litigation firm in 2009, after amassing decades of experience in business and the law. Today, DeRouen Law Firm represents insurers and businesses in Louisiana and beyond, with a niche strength in trucking company representation.
As a small firm, our accomplished lawyers are directly involved in your case and directly accessible to you. Patrick DeRouen’s solid track record and respect in the field has earned professional recognition, including multiple selections for inclusion to the list of Louisiana Super Lawyers, inclusion in New Orleans Magazine’s Top Attorneys and an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He is in demand as a speaker and presenter on evolving aspects of insurance litigation, SIU issues and trucking/transportation law.
At DeRouen Law Firm, we operate a thriving litigation practice focused intently on meeting the needs of insurers and business clients. Our investigative rigor and strategic case-building abilities are critical assets for a nationwide client base with interests in Louisiana.
Our team of dedicated attorneys provides personal attention to each client’s concerns and delivers the utmost in quality legal services. We emphasize thorough upfront investigation and risk assessment, diligent preparation and seeking favorable resolution via timely, cost-efficient means. However, when necessary, we also have a proven ability to solve our clients’ problems by taking complex matters through trial.
We offer clear, informed counsel and comprehensive representation in matters associated with:
Insurance defense and litigation arising from all types of first-party and third-party insurance coverage and claims disputes — with specific strength in the complex area of special investigation and fraud (special investigations unit, or SIU, cases)
Personal lines, including home and auto insurance disputes
Commercial lines, including property and auto insurance disputes
Protection of trucking/transportation companies’ interests, including defense against tort claims and liability lawsuits involving personal injury, wrongful death and cargo loss or theft
Commercial/business litigation, including the skilled pursuit of or defense against business interruption insurance claims after natural disasters, as well as construction defect lawsuits and other contract disputes
Governmental relations, including matters calling for representation in administrative hearings and other regulatory proceedings with impact on licensing, permitting, discipline and other concerns
Serving Louisiana Statewide - CLM Member
Years in Business