Peirce A. Hammond, II

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana

Hammond Law Firm LLC
Peirce A. Hammond, II
Hammond Law Firm LLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Insurance Coverage, Transportation & Maritime; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 1987

Education: Tulane University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

Hammond Law Firm LLC

650 Poydras Street
Suite 2617
New Orleans, LA 70130 Visit website


From the Hammond Law Firm LLC in New Orleans, Louisiana, Peirce A. Hammond II spends considerable time and resources in helping clients get the compensation they deserve for enduring an accident due to the fault of a third party. He is adept at handling matters pertaining to maritime and admiralty law, boating accidents, catastrophic injuries, premises liability, truck accidents, automobile wrecks, brain injury and wrongful death, among others.

Mr. Hammond not only takes on those responsible for causing his clients injury, but also the insurance companies that care mostly about their bottom line and not their customers. He is knowledgeable in insurance issues such as accident, disability and casualty insurance, as well as first- and third-party insurance. He truly cares for his clients’ well-being and pursues their case to its amicable end.

After completing his undergraduate studies in 1984 from The University of Alabama, graduating with his bachelor’s degree in English and history, Mr. Hammond attended the Tulane University Law School and received his Juris Doctor in 1987. The same year, he obtained his license to practice in Louisiana and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Eminent of his practice, many prominent organizations have recognized Mr. Hammond for his tireless efforts in improving the quality of service within his legal community, with New Orleans Magazine naming him to their Top Lawyers in New Orleans list. He has also been rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell and holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo.

When not enthusiastically representing clients, Mr. Hammond stays busy within his legal community with close ties to organizations such as the Maritime Law Association of the United States, the Commercial Law League of America, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the American Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Insurance Coverage, Transportation/Maritime, Business Litigation

Focus areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law, Animal Bites, Bad Faith Insurance, Brain Injury, Insurance, Insurance Defense, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Railroad Accident, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Insurance Coverage
  • 20% Transportation/Maritime
  • 10% Business Litigation

First Admitted: 1987, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:

  • AV rating, Martindale Hubble
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana 
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Educational Background:
  • University of Alabama, Graduating with his Bachelor’s Degree in English and History, 1984

Office location for Peirce A. Hammond, II

650 Poydras Street
Suite 2617
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 504-401-9880


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

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