Peter B. Tompkins

Donald R. Wing

Director
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone:
504-274-3847
Fax:
504-523-5574
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Member: Louisiana State, Federal and American (Past Chair Admiralty and Maritime Committee, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section) Bar Associations; Maritime Law Association of the United States (proctor); Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (former Port Director). Admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, the Louisiana Supreme Court and all courts of Louisiana.

Practice Areas: Mr. Tompkins' practice focuses on the areas of maritime personal injury and casualty claims, land-based personal injury and casualty claims, as well as litigation in the energy sector and insurance and contractual indemnity litigation. Mr. Tompkins has spoken at various Continuing Legal Education Seminars involving various maritime and oilfield issues. He has an "AV" rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

Areas of Practice

  • Maritime personal injury defense
  • Offshore oilfield litigation
  • General personal injury defense
  • General litigation/commercial litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Proctor in Admiralty, Maritime Law Association

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1986
  • Louisiana State University
    • B.S. - 1983

Classes/Seminars

  • Can You Enforce Your Indemnity Rights, Contract Risk Management in Upstream Oil, 2005
  • Contract Risk Management and Insurance, 56th Annual Program on Oil and Gas Law, 2005

Honors and Awards

  • "AV" rating with Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Past Chair, Admiralty and Maritime Committee
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Proctor
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Former Port Director