International Society of Primerus Law Firms

New Orleans Attorney
R. Ethan Zubic

Phone: 504.582.1111


Languages: English

Ethan Zubic serves as Assistant Chair of the Admiralty & Maritime Section of the Firm and focuses his practice on commercial litigation in a wide range of practice areas, from cooperative purchasing enterprises to property damage to legacy litigation, as well as admiralty and maritime law, insurance coverage and defense, real estate litigation and commercial transactions. He has handled cases involving property insurance, ocean marine insurance coverage disputes, subrogation claims, marine pollution insurance defense, commercial transactions and general litigation in Louisiana state and federal courts.

In law school, Ethan served as President of the Maritime Law Society and co-authored “A Navigational Chart through Wrongful Death in Admiralty” a graphic illustration of the proper beneficiaries and their rights, remedies and damages for a wrongful death claim of Jones Act Seamen and Longshore & Harbor workers.


  • Appellate
  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Oil, Gas and Energy Litigation and Arbitration
  • Oil, Gas and Energy Transactions
  • Environmental and Toxic Torts
  • Real Estate and Commercial Leasing
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Banking
  • Insurance


  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Industrial, Chemical and Manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Maritime
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation


  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th 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


  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D. 2012
  • Millsaps College, M.B.A.
  • Millsaps College, B.S.


  • New Orleans Bar Association – Executive Council Member of and Bar Ambassador for the Young Lawyers Section
  • New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court – Member
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute – Port Director, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Propeller Club of New Orleans
  • Maritime Law Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Professional Landmen’s Association of New Orleans (PLANO)


  • Charles A. Sewell Award
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers – Named Rising Star in Transportation/Maritime (2017-2020)
  • Arthur Crais Family Award
  • “One To Watch” – New Orleans CityBusiness (April 2017)


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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, Michael E. Botnick

Tel: 504.582.1111

Fax: 504.582.1121



Member Since: 2009

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