Mark G. Montiel, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Montiel Hodge
400 Poydras St, Suite 2325
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-321-8338
Fax: 504-308-0511
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (30%), Construction Litigation: Business (20%), Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%), Civil Litigation: Defense (10%), Employment Litigation: Defense (10%), Transportation/Maritime (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark G. Montiel, Jr., is co-founder of Montiel Hodge law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than five years of total legal experience, Mr. Montiel focuses his practice primarily on insurance defense litigation in state and federal courts, and he provides exceptional counsel and support to insurance providers, business owners and other key stakeholders across his region who are dealing with tortious claims arising from any of the following:

·       Construction defects

·       Toxic torts

·       Workers' compensation

·       Trucking accidents

·       Premises liability

·       Products liability

·       Defense against other types of personal injury and wrongful death claims

Along with being a highly effective trial attorney, Mr. Montiel has also gained a reputation for his excellent negotiation skills and his ability to help his clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable settlement agreements without the need for expensive, protracted litigation. A very personable and gregarious attorney, he has become known for his sense of humor and ability to set his clients' mind at ease as he devises the most effective strategies possible to help them achieve the positive results they seek efficiently and cost-effectively.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Montiel has earned an inclusion into the Top Lawyer in Insurance Law designation list by New Orleans Magazine along with other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received excellent client ratings on Avvo as well as many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 2011 graduate of the University of Alabama, Mr. Montiel obtained his Juris Doctor from Tulane University School of Law in 2014. The Louisiana State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice in Alabama as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

While in law school, Mr. Montiel received a Certificate of Concentration in sports law, and he has remained involved with Tulane's athletic program since graduation. He was also managing editor of the Sports Law Journal and member of the Sports Law Society, and he received the Gary Lawton Fretwell Award his final year. He is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the New Orleans Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Defense
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Transportation/Maritime
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Employment Law - Employer, Transportation Law

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

About Mark G. Montiel, Jr.

Admitted: 2014, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://montielhodge.com/team/Mark-Montiel/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF DEFENSE COUNSEL
  • STATE BAR OF LOUISIANA
  • ADMITTED TO THE LOUISIANA BAR ADMITTED TO THE ALABAMA BAR UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA 5TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

Educational Background

  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, BACHELOR OF ARTS
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Office Location for Mark G. Montiel, Jr.

400 Poydras St
Suite 2325
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 504-321-8338

Fax: 504-308-0511

Last Updated: 7/22/2021

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