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Philip S. Brooks, Jr., Esq.
Practice Areas:

New Orleans Attorney
Philip S. Brooks, Jr., Esq.

Phone: 504.708.4517


Languages: English

A partner of Montgomery Barnett since January, 2004, Mr. Brooks is primarily engaged in admiralty litigation involving hull and machinery, collisions, groundings, pollution, cargo subrogation and insurance coverage issues. He also has extensive experience in commercial litigation, products liability and transportation litigation in state and federal courts.

Mr. Brooks is a member of The Louisiana State Bar Association, The United States Maritime Law Association, The Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, The New Orleans Mariners Club, The Houston Mariners Club, and The Tulane Maritime Law Center Liaison Group. He is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana; and all state courts and the Supreme Court of Louisiana.

Born in 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mr. Brooks received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Washington and Lee University in 1988 and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Tulane University School of Law in 1992. He was a partner in another law firm prior to joining Montgomery Barnett in 2001.

Areas of Practice: 

Admiralty and Maritime Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Transportation Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Louisiana, 1992
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1992
U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1992
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1992


Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1992
Juris Doctor

Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1988
Major:  Concentration in Business
Major:  European History

Honors & Awards:

Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Louisiana State Bar Association

Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute

New Orleans Mariners Club

Houston Mariners Club

Tulane Maritime Law Center Liaison Group

United States Maritime Law Association


Sigma Alpha Epsilon

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Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett

3300 Energy Centre
1100 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70163-3300
United States

Law Firm Contact: John Y. Pearce

Tel: 504.708.4517

Fax: 504.585.7688



Member Since: 2009

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