Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, L.L.C.

Year of foundation: 1995


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Law Office: Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, L.L.C.


A firm of defense litigators.

The firm has a full service practice throughout the South with attorneys licensed and practicing in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi.

Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, L.L.C. has handled the defense of numerous multi-plaintiff and multi-defendant toxic tort cases. The firm offers a full range of insurance defense and coverage services to insurers in all lines. The firm maintains a policy of not representing plaintiffs in personal injury actions.

Legal issues

  • Environmental Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Class Actions
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Admiralty And Maritime Law
  • Indemnity Contracts
  • Hull
  • Cargo
  • Collision
  • Marine Insurance
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Death
  • Insurance Defense
  • Federal Employers Liability Act
  • Fela
  • Workers Compensation
  • Longshore And Harborworkers Compensation Act
  • General Casualty Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Death Claims
  • Car Accidents And Injuries
  • Transportation
  • Professional
  • General Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Trial Practice
  • State Courts In Louisiana
  • Texas
  • Mississippi
  • Environmental Law
  • Air Pollution
  • Air Quality
  • Environmental Class Actions
  • Environmental Insurance Defense
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act
  • Civil Practice
  • Marine Insurance Defense
  • Mass Torts
  • Toxic Torts
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Car Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Car Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Retail Liability
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Subrogation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Jones Act
  • Admiralty Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Trucking Law
  • Car Liability
  • Employment Defense
  • Toxic Tort Class Actions
  • White Collar Crime
  • Criminal Defense
  • Hospitality Law
  • Restaurant Law
  • Property Damage
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies
  • General Liability Defense
  • Construction Defects
  • Successions
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Defense Litigation
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Mold Litigation
  • Tort Liability
  • Civil Litigation

Other Details

Customer Comments

  • 100% customer reviewed 2 person revieweds
  • 10.0 - 10.0 2 reviews
  • Easy Communication

    10.0 - 10.0
  • Friendly

    10.0 - 10.0
  • Problem Solving

    10.0 - 10.0
  • Price

    10.0 - 10.0
  • Recommended  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, L.L.C. on 12/14/10 in Insurance

    A great firm to deal with and wonderful people.

    Recommended  

    A great firm to deal with and wonderful people.

    Recommended  

  • Recommended  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Kaye N. Courington on 12/14/10 in Admiralty and Maritime Law

    great person

    Recommended  

    great person

    Recommended  

Review Avarage

  • 10.0 - 10.0 15 reviews
  • Law Information

    10.0 - 10.0
  • Analytical Ability

    10.0 - 10.0
  • Deliverance

    10.0 - 10.0
  • Easy Communication

    10.0 - 10.0
  • Legal Ability

    10.0 - 10.0
  • 10.0/10.0

    Review for William J. Sommers Jr. by a Partner lawyer on 05/15/14 in Litigation

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by a Sole Practitioner on 03/14/13 in General Liability Defense

    Valerie Matherne has proven herself to be a lawyer with high moral, ethical and professional standards. She has over 15 years of experience in General Liability Litigation. As an attorney, I have sought her advice on numerous occasions regarding Ge...

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    Valerie Matherne has proven herself to be a lawyer with high moral, ethical and professional standards. She has over 15 years of experience in General Liability Litigation. As an attorney, I have sought her advice on numerous occasions regarding General Liability Litigation. Valerie's legal knowledge regarding General Liability Litigation has proven to be exceptional. She makes a great representative for the legal community.

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by a Sole Practitioner on 03/14/13 in Personal Injury Defense

    Valerie Matherne has a wealth of knowledge and experience with personal injury litigation. Valerie has over 15 years of personal injury litigation. As an attorney, I have sought Valerie's advice regarding personal injury litigation on numerous occa...

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    Valerie Matherne has a wealth of knowledge and experience with personal injury litigation. Valerie has over 15 years of personal injury litigation. As an attorney, I have sought Valerie's advice regarding personal injury litigation on numerous occasions. Valerie's advice has always been helpful and insightful. Her professionalism is inspiring and she is a great benefit to the legal community and the community as a whole.

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by a Sole Practitioner on 03/14/13 in Car Insurance Defense

    Valerie Theng Matherne has over 15 years of experience in Car Insurance Litigation. Valerie's knowledge with Car Insurance Litigation is excellent. She not only has the intellectual knowledge required to litigate, Valerie has proven ex...

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    Valerie Theng Matherne has over 15 years of experience in Car Insurance Litigation. Valerie's knowledge with Car Insurance Litigation is excellent. She not only has the intellectual knowledge required to litigate, Valerie has proven experience with litigation. Valerie's moral, ethical and professional standards make her a great asset to the legal community.

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by a Sole Practitioner on 03/14/13 in Corporate Litigation

    I have been well acquainted with Valerie Theng Matherne both personally and professionally for 15 years. Valerie has consistently maintained high levels of moral, ethical and professional standards. She is a great benefit to the legal community. I...

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    I have been well acquainted with Valerie Theng Matherne both personally and professionally for 15 years. Valerie has consistently maintained high levels of moral, ethical and professional standards. She is a great benefit to the legal community. I have known Valerie to stay up to date with her legal education and skills. Further, Valerie has great communication skills which is demonstrated with the strong relationships she has with her family, friends and clients.

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by a Partner lawyer on 03/10/13 in Insurance

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by a Partner lawyer on 03/10/13 in Commercial Litigation

    Valerie is an agreessive and detailed lawyer who seeks the absolute best results for her clients.

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    Valerie is an agreessive and detailed lawyer who seeks the absolute best results for her clients.

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by a Partner lawyer on 02/22/13 in Litigation

    Valerie is well-deserving of an AV rating.

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    Valerie is well-deserving of an AV rating.

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by an Of Counsel on 02/22/13 in Litigation

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

  • Endorsed for Ethical Standing  
    10.0/10.0

    Review for Valerie Theng Matherne by a Managing Partner lawyer on 02/22/13 in Insurance Litigation

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

    Endorsed for Ethical Standing  

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Law Firm Information

Year Established
1995
Law Firm Years
14
Partner lawyership Information
A Professional Limited Liability Company
State Bar Summary

All Members and Associates are members of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Portfolio Customers
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Alfred Conhagen; American Recreational Markets, Inc.; AXA Global Risks; B&B Engineering; Bagwell Coating; Bergen Brunswig Medical Center; Bird, Inc.; Black Equipment; Capital Inland Marine; Certain Underwriters at Lloyds; Certainteed; Chubb; Cities Service; Claims Control, Inc.; Clark Equipment; Congoleum Corporation; Danos & Curole; Delta Catering, Inc.; Detroit Stoker Company; Devall Towing & Boat Service, Inc.; Dixie Machine Welding & Supply; Dominion E & P; Dravo; Durametallic, Inc.; Dynamic Industries, Inc.; Eastern Safety Equipment; E.O. Wood, Inc.; F.G. Holdings, Inc.; Fireman's Fund Insurance Company; Freeport; Gardner Denver, Inc.; General Security Insurance Company; Great American Insurance Companies; Halliburton Energy Services; H.H. Robertson; Harry Laws & Company, Inc.; Home State Mutual Insurance Company; Hopeman Brothers, Inc.; Hunt Insurance Group; John Crane, Inc.; Liberty International Underwriters; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company; Lifeguard Transportation, Inc.; Marine Genetics, Inc.; Mega Fleet Towing; Mitchell Liftboats, LLC; Orleans Insulations; Osprey Underwriting Agency, Ltd.; Petrin Corporation; QBE Insurance Company; Reichhold Corporation; Reilly-Benton; Rite-Aid; St. Paul Fire and Marine; ServiceMaster of Lafayette; Shaw Construction; Texaco, Inc.; Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association; Transportation Financial Group; U.C. Realty; Ventura-Lesbro; Viking Pump; Vinson Supply; Warren Pumps; Weavexx; Weil-McLain; Williams-McWilliams; Zapata Corporation.
Reference: Capital One.
Languages
Spanish.

Pro Bono

A commitment to public service has always been deeply rooted in our firm culture. Our commitment to public interest work has gone hand-in-hand with our commitment to provide our clients with the highest quality legal services. We encourage all our lawyers to provide legal service...

  • Family Law

Total time spent on pro bono work: 3%

Office Information

Fax: 504-524-7887

Website: http://www.courington-law.com

Law Company Address:

Courington, Kiefer & Sommers, L.L.C. 616 Girod Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
U.S.A.

Open Days and Hours:

  • Monday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday By appointment
  • Sunday By appointment

Open Days and Hours:

  • Monday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday By appointment
  • Sunday By appointment

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