Andrew A. Braun

Andrew A. Braun

Of Counsel
Fax: (504) 561-1011
 

With over 35 years devoted to trying lawsuits and defending his clients in a wide variety of litigation, Andy has earned a stellar reputation among his peers and with his clients for his candid approach and seasoned understanding of the law. His practice is focused on representing Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, insurers, individuals, lenders, and creditors in a wide variety of insurance, product liability, construction and business litigation, as well as bankruptcy proceedings. Over the years, he also has successfully defended numerous class action claims, including those relating to environmental issues, mold exposure, asbestos exposure, ephedra, funeral insurance and other matters.

The National Law Journal recognized Andy’s talent by awarding him the “Defense Verdict of the Year” for his involvement in the successful defense of Thomas & Betts Corporation in the Kaiser Aluminum explosion case, one of the largest personal injury and property damage explosion cases ever tried in Louisiana. More recently, Andy has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the State of Louisiana every year since 2007, and New Orleans Magazine has recognized Andy as one of the top product liability and construction lawyers in New Orleans.

Prior to attending law school, Andy worked as an auditor for a public accounting firm.

 

Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense
Product Liability
Construction
Commercial Litigation
Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights

Education

J.D., 1981, cum laude, Tulane University School of Law
Member, Tulane Maritime Law Review (1979-1981)
B.S., 1977, Drexel University

Membership

Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Commercial Law League of America
Louisiana Bankers Association

Bar Admissions

State of Louisiana
State of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle & Western Districts of Louisiana
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Bar Affiliations

Louisiana State Bar Association; Member House of Delegates (2007-2010)
State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association

With over 35 years devoted to trying lawsuits and defending his clients in a wide variety of litigation, Andy has earned a stellar reputation among his peers and with his clients for his candid approach and seasoned understanding of the law. His practice is focused on representing Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, insurers, individuals, lenders, and creditors in a wide variety of insurance, product liability, construction and business litigation, as well as bankruptcy proceedings. Over the years, he also has successfully defended numerous class action claims, including those relating to environmental issues, mold exposure, asbestos exposure, ephedra, funeral insurance and other matters.

The National Law Journal recognized Andy’s talent by awarding him the “Defense Verdict of the Year” for his involvement in the successful defense of Thomas & Betts Corporation in the Kaiser Aluminum explosion case, one of the largest personal injury and property damage explosion cases ever tried in Louisiana. More recently, Andy has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the State of Louisiana every year since 2007, and New Orleans Magazine has recognized Andy as one of the top product liability and construction lawyers in New Orleans.

Prior to attending law school, Andy worked as an auditor for a public accounting firm.