Alan G. Brackett

Alan G. Brackett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett
 | 701 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70139
Phone: 504-595-3000
Fax: 504-522-2121
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (60%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (40%)
    Attorney Profile

    Member Alan G. Brackett, who is one of the firm founders, leads the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act defense team, which also handles claims arising under the Defense Base Act and War Hazards Compensation Act. Alan litigates claims nationwide for large corporations and insurance companies, including Chubb and American Longshore Mutual Association.

    As supported by the many peer honors he has received, including The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers, Alan has developed a reputation as an extremely skilled litigation attorney, who maintains the highest standards of professionalism, qualities that have attributed to him being widely recognized as one of the top litigators in the industry. He has developed long-standing relationships within the judicial system, enabling him to resolve his clients’ claims more efficiently.

    Alan is known for being personally invested in his clients, many of whom he has worked with for decades. “I am a facilitator by nature. I like listening to people and solving problems. My goal is always to clearly understand the objectives of who I am representing, so everything can move toward that result on the best terms possible.”

    He has been highly involved in his profession. Alan is a fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, whose members have been nominated by their peers for possessing “the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership” during their careers. He is also a fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, American Bar Foundation and Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. Alan has been a contributing author to The Longshore Textbook and has served as Chairman of the Advisory Board and Seminar Moderator for the Loyola University College of Law Annual Longshore Conference since 1998. He has lectured at numerous maritime, labor and workers’ compensation law seminars around the country and abroad.

    Born and raised in Massachusetts, Alan came to New Orleans to attend Tulane University and has lived here ever since, becoming active in the community. He serves as Senior Warden of the Vestry and as a Verger for Christ Church Cathedral. He previously served on the Executive Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana and two terms as President of the Disciplinary Board. He is a past chair of the Board of Trustees of St. Martin’s Episcopal School.

    About Alan Brackett

    Admitted: 1984, Louisiana

    Professional Webpage:


    • American Bar Association, Fellow
    • New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers – Admiralty & Maritime Law (2017), Workers Compensation Law (2016, 2017)
    • College of Workers Compensation Lawyers, Fellow
    • The Best Lawyers in America – Admiralty/Maritime (2016, 2017, 2018)
    • New Orleans CityBusiness – Leadership in Law Classes of 2005, 2018
    • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Fellow
    • Martindale-Hubbell – AV Preeminent

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Proctor Member
    • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Member
    • New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, Member
    • Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, Inc., Member, Advisory Board Member and General Counsel (1994–2009)
    • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
    • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
    • DOL-Joint Bar Association, Board Member (2010-Present); President (2012)
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
    • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Member
    • Loyola University College of Law, Annual Longshore Conference, Chairman (1998-Present); Advisory Board Member (1998-Present); Seminar Moderator (1998–Present)Louisiana Bar Foundation, Board Member (2013-Present)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Martin’s Episcopal School, Board of Trustees (2003–2012); Chairman (2007 – 2010)
    • Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Director of the Educational Foundation (Current); International President (2010–2012); VP (2008–2010); Second VP (2004–2008); Secretary (2002–2004); Southern Division President (1999–2002)
    • Assistant Bar Examiner for the State of Louisiana
    • North-American Interfraternity Conference, Former Board Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Loyola University College of Law, Annual Longshore Conference, Seminar Moderator (1998–Present)
    • The Longshore Textbook, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Editions (Chapter: Disability), Lawyer’s & Judges Publishing Company, Inc.

    Educational Background:

    • Tulane University Law School, Finalist, Senior Moot Court Appellate Competition (J.D., 1984)
    • B.A., Tulane University, 1982
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    Office Location for Alan G. Brackett

    701 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, LA 70139

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    Last Updated: 5/6/2020

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