Focusing exclusively on maritime law, Hugh P. Lambert represents clients in Lafayette, New Orleans and Houma, Louisiana. He founded the Lambert Firm PLC in 1977 and has built it into one of the most respected practices in the area when it comes to class actions and mass torts.
For his many accomplishments, Mr. Lambert holds an Avvo "Superb" rating; he was listed in the American Institute of Legal Counsel's 10 Best Attorneys and Firms For Client Satisfaction; and he was listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.
Having decades of successful cases under his belt, Mr. Lambert knows the importance of giving back. He frequently travels across the country to speak to law students and fellow attorneys about maritime issues. Mr. Lambert has also written extensively on these matters, and has published works for organizations such as the Louisiana Association for Justice and the New Orleans Bar Association.
Representing injured seamen and dock workers requires a deep understanding of the industry as well as the ability to examine every detail. In 1969, Mr. Lambert earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Michigan. He then worked as an engineer, developing invaluable analytical skills. Deciding to pursue a legal career, Mr. Lambert earned a Juris Doctor in 1973 from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. During his time there, he served as the lead article editor for the school's law review.
Mr. Lambert is a member of a number of legal organizations, including Public Justice, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, the Louisiana Association for Justice, the Louisiana Bar Foundation and the Louisiana State Bar Association.
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Last Updated: 1/31/2017