Eva Dossier

Eva Dossier

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, LLC
 | 909 Poydras Street, Suite 2500
New Orleans, LA 70112-4011
Phone: 504-523-1580
Fax: 504-524-0069
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense (20%),
  • Intellectual Property (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Eva J. Dossier practices primarily in complex litigation and legal ethics.   As part of her ethics practice, Ms. Dossier represents lawyers and law firms, including in relation to disciplinary complaints.

    Ms. Dossier received a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Tulane University, where she was a Deans’ Honor Scholar and graduated cum laude with academic honors. Ms. Dossier graduated Order of the Coif from Vanderbilt University Law School. She was Editor in Chief of the Vanderbilt Law Review and a John W. Wade Scholar. Ms. Dossier received the Vanderbilt Pro Bono Service Award, as well as Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards in Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Torts, and Wills and Trusts.

    After law school, Ms. Dossier served as a law clerk to the Honorable James B. Loken, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and then the Honorable Lance M. Africk, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. In 2017, Ms. Dossier was appointed to serve on the Lawyer Disciplinary Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.  In 2019, Ms. Dossier was selected to serve on the Insurance Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and, in 2020, Ms. Dossier was named to the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Bar Association.

    About Eva Dossier

    Admitted: 2014, Louisiana

    Professional Webpage: https://www.stanleyreuter.com/attorneys/eva-j-dossier/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Editor in Chief of the Vanderbilt Law Review, Editor in Chief, Vanderbilt Law Review
    • Full tuition scholarship and stipend at Vanderbilt Law School; highest honor available to incoming law students., John W. Wade Scholar
    • Recipient of awards for exemplary performance in Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Torts, and Wills and Trusts., Scholastic Excellence Awards
    • Awarded in connecton with service to public defender's office., Vanderbilt Pro Bono Service Award, 2010
    • Full tuition scholarship to Tulane University's Newcomb College., Dean's Honor Scholar

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New Orleans Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2020
    • ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, 2019
    • New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Courts, 2019

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, Lawyer Disciplinary Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2020
    • CrescentCare, Board of Trustees, 2020

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-presented with the Hon. Carl J. Barbier, Louisiana State Bar Association’s Motions, Motions, Motions Seminar (October 2019) and Louisiana State Bar Association’s CLE Wrap Up! (December 2019), Presenter, Daubert Motions: from Wonder Woman to Litigation Analytics, 2019
    • Presented to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Biennial Bench and Bar Conference (October 2019), Presenter, A Primer on the Discipline of Attorneys in the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2019
    • Co-presented with Kathryn W. Munson, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s Workers’ Compensation Seminar (October 2019) and New Orleans Bar Association’s 11th Hour Ethics & Professionalism Series (November 2019), Presenter, Lying, Spying & Verifying, 2019
    • Presented to New Orleasn Bar Association on post-termination fee collection., Presenter, How to Ethically Collect a Fee After Being Terminated, 2018
    • Selected as panelist for Masters of the Courtroom Presentation, Panelist, Common Ethical Issues Associated with Trial, 2017
    • Presented with the Honorable Tiffany Gautier Chase and Jennifer Thornton (December 2016), Panelist, Common Ethical Issues Associated with Litigation, 2016

    Representative Clients:

    • Representation of defendants in successful oppositions to class certification at the trial and appellate level.
    • Represented biotechnology company in  patent and trade secrets litigation.
    • Representation of defendants in First Amendment litigation.
    • Represented litigation trust with respect to claims for violation of securities laws and accounting and legal malpractice.
    • Representation of national firms in legal malpractice litigation.
    • Representation of attorneys and judges in disciplinary proceedings.
    • Representation of law firms relative to ethical issues arising in complex litigation.

    Educational Background:

    • Vanderbilt University (J.D., Order of the Coif, Editor in Chief, Vanderbilt Law Review) John W. Wade Scholar (full tuition and stipend), 2011
    • (B.S. in Neuroscience, cum laude)  Dean's Honor Scholarship (full tuition), 2007
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    Office Location for Eva Dossier

    909 Poydras Street
    Suite 2500
    New Orleans, LA 70112-4011

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    Last Updated: 8/4/2020

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