Adam P. Sanderson

Adam P. Sanderson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett
 | 701 Poydras Street, Suite 4250
New Orleans, LA 70139
Phone: 504-595-3000
Fax: 504-522-2121
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime (60%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Member Adam Sanderson’s litigation practice includes both trial and appellate experience in admiralty/maritime law and general commercial litigation. Adam routinely advises clients in employment and workers’ compensation matters, and represents employers defending claims arising under state and federal law. He has extensive experience in matters involving cargo claims, insurance, vessel collisions, allisions, personal injury, commercial transactions, contractual drafting and interpretation, including indemnification and dispute resolution.

As supported by the peer recognition, Adam has developed a reputation for his skill in transportation, admiralty and maritime litigation, including acknowledgments in Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars and New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers. He has represented a variety of clients locally and nationwide, including blue and brown water, oil and gas, insurance, trucking, and transportation companies.

Adam served as law clerk for the Honorable Kay Bates, Judge for the 19th Judicial District Court of Louisiana. “Clerking for a judge was an incredible experience. I was exposed to many different and interesting areas of law. I managed one of the state’s busiest civil dockets and participated in numerous bench and jury trials which is an advantage for my clients.”

Adam has been active in the community, volunteering on ethics and professionalism panels at local law schools. He also devotes his time to charity golf events in his hometown of Baton Rouge. He loves playing golf, watching the Louisiana State University’s Fighting Tigers, and spending time with his wife, two boys, and dog (Kathryn, Ford, Beck, and Arthur).

About Adam Sanderson

Admitted: 2007, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:


  • New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers – Admiralty & Maritime Law (2013, 2016)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • Offshore Marine Services Association, Member
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member

Educational Background:

  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, Certificate in International Law (J.D. 2007)
  • Louisiana State University (B.A. 2004)
Office Location for Adam P. Sanderson

701 Poydras Street
Suite 4250
New Orleans, LA 70139

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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