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Matthew J. Averill

Associate

504.310.2119

PROFILE

Matt works on mass-tort litigation for pharmaceutical and medical device clients as well as product manufacturers. He also works on professional liability claims asserted against attorneys and bad faith insurance claims. Before attending law school, Matt spent four years in the New Orleans Mayor’s Office working in various capacities as part of the Mayor’s executive staff. His work dealt primarily with issues related to intergovernmental relations, boards and commissions, communications, speech writing and research.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Honors

  • Tulane Law Review
  • Cicero C. Sessions Trial Advocacy Award

EDUCATION

  • J.D., magna cum laude and order of the coif, Tulane University Law School (2016)
  • B.A., cum laude, Rhodes College (2009)

ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana