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Baton Rouge Attorney
A. Gordon Grant, Jr., Esq.

Phone: 225.330.7852

Email: ggrant@monbar.com

Languages: English

A partner of Montgomery Barnett, Gordon Grant is engaged in general admiralty trial and appellate practice involving hull and machinery, collisions, groundings, structural failures, fires, explosions and marine insurance coverage issues. He also has extensive experience in pollution cases, personal injury and wrongful death claims and maritime products liability cases.

Mr. Grant is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit and the Maritime Law Association of the United States, where he served as Vice-Chairman of Recreational Boating Committee from 1990-94. Mr. Grant is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts and the Louisiana Supreme Court; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the Southern District of Texas; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court. He also has appeared before the National Transportation Safety Board and the United States Coast Guard. He has been listed continually in The Best Lawyers In America since 1995.

An instructor of Admiralty Law at the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of New Orleans, and a contributing author (Benedict on Admiralty, Volume 8, Seventh Edition; Recreational Boating Law, published by Matthew Bender), Mr. Grant is a member of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, and the New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court, Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, the Association of Average Adjusters of the United States, Propeller Club – Port of New Orleans (Board of Governors 1992-94) and the American Boat and Yacht Council (Board of Directors 1991-1998 and 2002-2005).

A native New Orleanian, Mr. Grant was born in 1945 and received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina in 1967. He received a Juris Doctor from Tulane University School of Law in 1970, the same year he joined Montgomery Barnett.

Year Joined Organization:

1970

Areas of Practice:

Admiralty & Maritime Law
Environmental Law
Insurance Law
Litigation & Appeals
Transportation Law

Bar Admissions:

Louisiana
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 Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1970
J.D.

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1967
B.A.

Published Works:

Benedict on Admiralty, (Contributing Author), Volume 8, Seventh Edition

Recreational Boating Law, (Contributing Author), Matthew Bender

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Instructor, Admiralty Law in the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of New Orleans

Honors and Awards:

Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2007 – 2015

Best Lawyers in America, 20th Year

New Orleans Bar Association Distinguished Maritime Lawyer – 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Louisiana State Bar Association
Member

Maritime Law Association of the United States, 2001 – 2004
Vice-Chairman, Hull and P & I Insurance Committee

Maritime Law Association of the United States, 1990 – 1994
Vice-Chairman, Recreational Boating Committee

New Orleans Bar Association
Member

Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
Member

Federal Bar Association
Member

Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, 2000 – 2002
Port Director

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
Member

Propeller Club, Port of New Orleans, 1992 – 1994
Member, Board of Governors

American Boat and Yacht Council, 1990 – 1998
Member, Board of Directors

American Boat and Yacht Council, 2002 – 2005
Member, Board of Directors

Association of Average Adjusters of the United States

City Business Leadership in Law, 2015.
Based on professional and community contributions.

Fraternities/Sororities:

Phi Delta Phi

Attorney News & Announcements:

Five Montgomery Barnett Partners Named in the Best Lawyers in America; Partner Ashley Belleau Selected One of the 2012 Women of the Year by New Orleans CityBusiness

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Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P.

One American Place
301 Main Street, Suite 1170
Baton Rouge, LA 70825
United States

Law Firm Contact: John Y. Pearce

Tel: 225.330.7852

Fax: 225.329.2850

Website: www.monbar.com

Member Since: 2009

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