Frank J. Swarr

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Landry & Swarr, LLC
 | 1010 Common Street, Suite 2050
New Orleans, LA 70112-2459
Phone: 504-299-1214
Fax: 504-299-1215
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (90%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Frank J. Swarr is an attorney and founding partner of Landry & Swarr, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Swarr devotes his practice to handling mesothelioma cases and serves clients throughout the state of Louisiana.

A licensed attorney since 1994, Mr. Swarr has more than 20 years of experience and has been representing victims of toxic torts caused by asbestos exposure since that time. He is licensed in Louisiana and Washington, D.C., and has appeared before the Louisiana Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Swarr has litigated and settled numerous multimillion-dollar cases. He has been involved in many cases that have resulted in significant rulings, including one involving the right of recovery for future medical monitoring for victims of toxic substances and another that resulted in a Louisiana court finding a duty to protect family members from work clothes that have been exposed to asbestos.

Mr. Swarr earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He received his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. While attending law school, he participated in law review and moot court and belonged to Alpha Sigma Nu, a national Jesuit honor society.

In addition to running his law practice, Mr. Swarr has lectured at continuing legal education seminars. He is a member of the Jefferson Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, The District of Columbia Bar, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He also serves on the council of directors for the Louisiana Association for Justice.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Products (90%)

General Litigation (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020

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About Frank Swarr

Admitted: 1994, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:


  • Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society, Louisiana Tech University, 1989

  • Law Review; Moot Court Staff; Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Justice, Council of Directors
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Jefferson Parish Bar Association

  • Admitted to Practice in all U.S. Federal District Courts in the State of Louisiana
  • Member of New Orleans Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, American Association for Justice
  • Admitted to Washington, D.C. Bar


  • Foret v. Main Iron Works, Jury Verdict for $5,474,934, 2018
  • Bourgeois v. AP Green, 716 So.2d 355 (La. 1998)

  • Engle v. City of N.O. - $3,127,796 verdict, 2002
  • Faulkner v. The McCarty Corporation - $2,331,640 verdict, 2001
  • Palermo v. Port of New Orleans - $5,000,000 verdict, 2006
  • Zimko v. American Cyanamid - $3,500,000 verdict, 2002

Educational Background:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, 1989
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Office Location for Frank J. Swarr

1010 Common Street
Suite 2050
New Orleans, LA 70112-2459

Phone: 504-299-1214

Fax: 504-299-1215

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Last Updated: 10/14/2019

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