Matthew Williamson 2018-05-08T11:01:03+00:00

1515 Poydras Street, Suite 2130
New Orleans, LA 70112
Telephone: 504-525-9800
Toll Free: 800-856-1241
Fax: 504-525-9820


Matt is a partner in the firm and handles a wide range of matters, primarily centralized in the marine industry.  His practice involves numerous aspects of litigation on behalf of his clients, including, but not limited to, admiralty and maritime matters involving collisions and incidents at sea, and various other forms of admiralty law.  He also handles a good deal of insurance litigation issues and commercial litigation matters. Matt also handles matters for his clients that involve arbitration and mediation. Matt works hard on strategy and often looks for the right approach to cases.

Recently, Matt’s practice has expanded into other areas of litigation focused on serving the needs of business clients in South Louisiana centralized to support.  He is presently representing a Fortune 500 company that performs scaffolding and other work in the industrial sector in a trade secret matter. He also represents various companies in litigation when working with insurance companies regarding disputes and has been involved in various construction related litigation issues.

Matt is a former Moot Court Board member and served as Law Clerk to the Honorable James L. Dennis, Supreme Court of Louisiana, 1981-1982.  He is an AV Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.

  • Civil Practice
  • Admiralty Law
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Trade Secrets
  • Construction
  • Louisiana State University, 1977, B.A.
  • Louisiana State University, 1981, J.D.
  • Louisiana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1983
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • New Orleans Bar Association

AV Preeminent