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Howard E. Sinor, Jr., Of Counsel
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Baton Rouge Attorney
Howard E. Sinor, Jr., Of Counsel

Phone: 225.329.2800


Languages: English

Howard Sinor has extensive trial and appellate experience spanning four decades. He has handled hundreds of cases at all levels of the federal and state judicial systems, up to and including the United States and Louisiana Supreme Courts. He is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.

Howard’s experience in the practice of commercial litigation is broad and deep and includes class action, multi-district and other complex litigation. He has handled cases involving construction, environmental, corporate, securities, contract, technology, intellectual property, banking, health care, products liability and antitrust claims.

Howard has represented developers, contractors and subcontractors, as well as owners, in litigated and arbitrated construction disputes. He advises such parties, as well as design professionals, with respect to construction law issues and has experience in negotiating and drafting construction related documents.

Howard has experience representing corporate clients in environmental actions and advising them on compliance with federal and state environmental statutory and regulatory requirements. He has similarly advised clients, and defended them in litigation, with respect to employment and occupational safety issues.

Another area of concentration in Howard’s practice has been the field of antitrust and trade regulation. He has handled numerous private actions arising under federal and state antitrust and unfair competition laws and has represented clients in antitrust investigations by federal and state regulatory agencies. Howard has successfully represented a number of clients before the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Reserve Board, as well as before state regulators, with respect to the competitive issues of proposed mergers and acquisitions. He is former Chairman of the Louisiana State Bar Section of Antitrust and Trade Regulation.


  • Appellate
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate and Securities Litigation
  • Employment
  • Environmental and Toxic Torts
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation


  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate


  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of LA
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of LA
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of LA


  • Harvard Law School, J.D. cum laude 1975
  • University of New Orleans, B.A. Honors 1971


  • Louisiana Appellate Practice Handbook (Lawyer’s Co-Op Publishing, 1997) – Contributing Author
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee – Chairman
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation – Fellow


  • New Orleans Magazine “Top Lawyers” – Commercial Litigation (Since 2013)
  • Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Environmental Litigation, and Land Use and Zoning Litigation (Since 2008)
  • Chambers USA – Litigation (Since 2008)
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers – Business Litigation (Since 2013)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association – President’s Award

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Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett

301 Main Street
Suite 1170
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
United States

Law Firm Contact: John Y. Pearce, Michael E. Botnick

Tel: 225.329.2800

Fax: 225.329.2850



Member Since: 2009

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