Timothy J. Young

Top rated Transportation & Maritime attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana

The Young Firm
Timothy J. Young
The Young Firm

Practice Areas: Transportation & Maritime, Workers' Compensation; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 1993

Education: Tulane University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024

The Young Firm

400 Poydras St Ste 2090
New Orleans, LA 70130 Visit website


Attorney Timothy J. Young is the founder and owner of The Young Firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. Licensed to practice in Texas and Louisiana, Mr. Young has more than 26 years of legal experience. He provides exceptional advocacy and support to those throughout the Gulf Coast who have suffered a maritime injury or a serious injury caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing as well as for those who have workers' compensation claims.

A recognized leader in maritime and admiralty law, Mr. Young has recovered numerous substantial jury awards and settlements for his plaintiff clients, and he has extensive experience dealing with claims involving the Jones Act, the Longshore & Harbor Workers Act other related acts. No matter the issues his clients are facing or how complex their needs, Mr. Young delivers highly personalized counsel and dedicated support to help increase their chances of obtaining the full amount of compensation they deserve.

In recognition for his impeccable professionalism and outstanding service to his clients, Mr. Young has received top rankings from his peers, including an AV Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and the National Trial Lawyers selected him for inclusion in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers list in the United States. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he has received Superb client ratings on Avvo along with the site's Clients' Choice Award for Maritime Law.

A 1990 graduate of Wake Forest University, Mr. Young obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Tulane Law School in 1993. He is an active member of the American Association for Justice's Maritime Section and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, and he serves on the board of governors of the Louisiana Association for Justice.

Mr. Young's desire to become an attorney came largely from his father, who himself was an accomplished insurance defense lawyer, and Mr. Young has found great reward in being able to help the hardworking men and women of his region during their most difficult and uncertain times.

*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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Transportation/Maritime, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law

  • 90% Transportation/Maritime
  • 10% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1993

Professional Webpage: https://www.theyoungfirm.com/attorneys/timothy-j-young/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Admiralty Section
  • Member, Louisiana Association of Trial Lawyers, Admiralty Section
  • Member, Louisiana Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Texas, 1993
  • Member, Louisiana Association for Justice, Board of Governors
  • Member, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice, Maritime Section
  • Louisiana, 1993
  • AVVO – 10.0 Superb Rating
  • AVVO – Client’s Choice Award
  • Lifetime Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
Educational Background:
  • Wake Forest University, 1990
Industry Groups:
  • American Association For Justice
  • Louisiana Association For Justice

Office location for Timothy J. Young

400 Poydras St Ste 2090
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 504-680-4100


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024

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