Daniel J. Hoerner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett
701 Poydras Street, Suite 600
New Orleans, LA 70139
Phone: 504-595-3000
Fax: 504-522-2121
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020, 2022
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Transportation/Maritime
Attorney Profile

Member Dan Hoerner anchors the firm’s Lafayette, Louisiana office. He has been with Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett since it was founded in 1997 and practiced with the firm’s founders for five years prior to that. His practice is primarily litigation-based, with emphasis on admiralty and maritime law, general casualty and insurance defense, personal injury defense, property damage claims, employer and premises liability, and contract negotiations and disputes. He has successfully represented his clients, which include companies in the insurance, shipping, and transportation industries, in state and federal district and appellate courts and before various governmental agencies.

As supported by his Super Lawyers peer honor, Dan has developed a reputation as a 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 transportation and maritime industries. He is known for his goal-oriented approach to litigation. “I have a depth of experience in the areas of law in which I practice and have honed my litigation skills to enable me to resolve my clients’ cases favorably and efficiently.”

He is currently admitted to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Dan is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts Arkansas. He has obtained special temporary admission before courts in numerous other states from coast to coast.

In his personal time, Dan enjoys traveling, reading, cycling and other outdoor activities. He lives in Lafayette, Louisiana, and is the proud father of two teenage sons.

About Daniel J. Hoerner

Admitted: 1992, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: https://mblb.com/attorney/daniel-j-hoerner/

Educational Background

  • University of New Orleans, Dean’s List (B.A. 1989)
  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, Loyola Law Review (J.D. 1992)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Propeller Club, Port of New Orleans, Member (1998–Present); Past Member of the Board of Governors
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • American Inn of Court of Acadiana, Member
  • Lafayette Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
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Office Location for Daniel J. Hoerner

701 Poydras Street
Suite 600
New Orleans, LA 70139

Last Updated: 7/13/2021

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