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Kenneth J. Gelpi
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New Orleans Attorney
Kenneth J. Gelpi

Phone: 504.582.1111


Languages: English

Kenneth Gelpi serves as Chair of the Admiralty & Maritime Section for the Firm and has over 20 years of experience. His practice encompasses all aspects of admiralty and maritime law. He represents vessel interests and their insurers concerning charter and contractual issues, collisions, casualties, pollution events, insurance coverage and personal injury matters.

He received his J.D. from Loyola University of New Orleans School of Law in 1995 and his B.S. from the University of Alabama in 1991. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, all state and federal courts in Louisiana and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.


  • Loyola University New Orleans, J.D., 1995
  • University of Alabama, B.S., 1991

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana (1996)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Practice Areas:

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Environmental and Toxic Torts
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Transportation Law

Professional Affiliations:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • The Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • Maritime Law Association


  • Martindale AV Rated

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Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett

201 St. Charles Avenue
40th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170
United States

Law Firm Contact: John Y. Pearce

Tel: 504.582.1111

Fax: 504.582.1121



Member Since: 2009

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