Victor Farrugia

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Farrugia Law Firm, LLC
 | 1340 Poydras St, Suite 2100
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: 504-525-0250
Fax: 504-529-4579
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (90%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • German
Attorney Profile

Attorney Victor R. Farrugia is the founder of the New Orleans located Farrugia Law Firm, LLC. At his firm, Mr. Farrugia focuses his practice on employment law and the representation of employees and small businesses in employment matters. He provides legal services in the drafting of employment agreements and contracts. He reviews and helps to negotiate severance agreements. He also represents victims of wrongful employment practices in a wide range of cases, including:

  • Age discrimination
  • Gender and pregnancy discrimination
  • Race and national origin discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Whistleblower
  • Retaliation and wrongful termination

After graduating from United States Military Academy West Point and returning from service in Vietnam, Mr. Farrugia earned his law degree from the University of Colorado in 1976. He practiced law in Colorado for 13 years and. in 1989, he moved his practice to Louisiana, where he has continuously practiced law for over 30 years.

Over the course of Mr. Farrugia's 43-year career, he has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers due to his dedication to justice and outstanding legal abilities. He has received the AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell for the past 20 years.

Attorney Farrugia is also a highly valued member of the legal community. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the Louisiana State Bar Association, where he served as chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section, and the National Employment Lawyers Association. He is also the past president and founder of the Louisiana Employment Lawyers Association.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. 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 practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (90%)

Employment & Labor (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2007

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About Victor Farrugia

Admitted: 1989, Louisiana

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Louisiana Employment Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, 2019


  • Prescott v. Northlake Christian School, 369 F.3d 491 (5th Cir. 2004) Successful Arbitration award for School Principal, who was illegally fired, after week long arbitration., 2004
  • Brooks v. SUNO, 877 So.2d 1194 (La. App. 4 Cir. 2004), Successful jury trial for sexual harassment of college basketball coach. Got jury verdict of $600,000, which was reduced by trial court. Appealed and 4th Circuit increased award to $250,000., 2004

Representative Clients:

  • Many individual ex-employees., 2019
  • I teach a class on the Americans with Disabilities Act to the employees of the college. 

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1968
  • JD Degree, University of Colorado, 1976

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Gas
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil
  • Retail
  • Tourism
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Office Location for Victor Farrugia

1340 Poydras St
Suite 2100
New Orleans, LA 70113

Phone: 504-525-0250

Fax: 504-529-4579

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Last Updated: 7/2/2019

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