Cayce C. Peterson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in New Orleans, LA

The Lambert Firm
 | 701 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-3629
Phone: 504-581-1750
Fax: 504-529-2931
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime (40%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Cayce C. Peterson is an attorney at The Lambert Firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Peterson focuses his practice on transportation and maritime law and practices class action and mass tort law, personal injury law and employment litigation, serving clients throughout the New Orleans region. He has several years of legal experience, particularly in the area of maritime law. Over his career, he has briefed, argued and litigated numerous legal issues in this area.

The recipient of various awards, Mr. Peterson was included among the “top 40 under 40” and the “top 100 trial lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers multiple years in a row. He sits on the board of directors of the New Orleans Bar Association and is chair of the association’s products liability committee.

Active in numerous professional organizations, Mr. Peterson is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louisiana Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Federal Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also belongs to the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, the Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers and the Public Justice Foundation.

Mr. Peterson earned a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University and received his law degree from Tulane University Law School. He obtained his license to practice law in 2009. He holds an active license before all Louisiana state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Transportation/Maritime (40%): Admiralty & Maritime Law

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Insurance Coverage (10%): Insurance

Employment Litigation (10%): Retaliation

Focus Areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law, Products Liability, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Insurance, Retaliation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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About Cayce Peterson

Admitted: 2009, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.thelambertfirm.com/lawyers/cayce-c-peterson/

Honors/Awards:

  • 10.0 Avvo rating
  • Guest Arbitrator for Tulane Law School National Baseball Arbitration Competition, New Orleans, LA (2010-2014)
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2015-2018
  • Guest Judge for Tulane Law School 20th Annual Mardi Gras Sports law Invitational, February 11-13, 2015
  • The National Trial Lawyers TOP 100 TRIAL LAWYERS (2013-2015)
  • The National Trial Lawyers TOP 40 UNDER 40 (2012-2016)
  • Social Chair, Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers (2016 & 2017 Term)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors, New Orleans Bar Association, 2019
  • Products Liability Committee Chair, New Orleans Bar Association, 2018 & 2019
  • US Federal Claims Court
  • US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • State of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Louisiana Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers, and Public Justice Foundation.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Maritime Injuries: Where & How They Occur,” Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Maritime Society, March 3, 2017
  • “30 Practice Tips in 60 Minutes“, New Orleans Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section: Procrastinators Cont. Legal Educ. Program, New Orleans, LA, December 14, 2016.
  • “Offshore Retaliation: A Guide to Helping Offshore Workers Who Do The Right Thing”, La. Assoc. for Justice, 2016 Cont. Legal Educ. A La Carte, New Orleans, LA, December 30, 2016.
  • “The Jones Act Has to Stay,” Biz New Orleans Magazine, Maritime Law Hot Topic, May 2017
  • “Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturer: A Fifth Circuit Update”, Briefly Speaking, New Orleans Bar Association, Spring 2014“The Insurance Cases”, Tulane Environmental Law News, v. 12, Issue One, Fall 2006.“Homeowner’s and Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy Issues”, La. Assoc. for Justice, 2010 Cont. Legal Educ. A La Carte, New Orleans, LA, December 29, 2010.“Trying a Case on a Shoestring Budget”, New Orleans Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Section, Procrastinator’s Program CLE Presentation, December 15, 2015.“Direct/Cross and Introducing Evidence”, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Skills Practicum Presentation, October 17, 2014.
  • “Perils of the Sea: The Basics of Maritime Injury Law,” Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Maritime Society, October 5, 2017
  • “Civil and Criminal Liability for Maritime Environmental Offenses,” New Orleans Bar Association, Maritime & International Law Committee, Panel Discussion, September 13, 2017
  • “Maritime Law: Treasure Hunters, Space Pirates, and Salvage Seekers” La. Assoc. for Justice, 2017 Cont. Legal Educ. A La Carte, New Orleans, LA, December 28, 2018. New Orleans Bar Association’s Procrastinators Cont. Legal Educ. Program, New Orleans, LA, December 28, 2018
  • “Where Can I Fish Without Trespassing?”, La. Assoc. for Justice, 2017 Cont. Legal Educ. A La Carte, New Orleans, LA, December 28, 2017. New Orleans Bar Association’s Procrastinators Cont. Legal Educ. Program, New Orleans, LA, December 28, 2017
  • “30 Practice Tips in 60 Minutes,” New Orleans Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section: Procrastinators Cont. Legal Educ. Program, New Orleans, LA, December 13, 2017

Educational Background:

  • Tulane University, Bachelor of Science
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Office Location for Cayce C. Peterson

701 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-3629

Phone: 504-581-1750

Fax: 504-529-2931

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Last Updated: 10/26/2019

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