Quentin is an experienced trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in the defense of complex personal injury and property damage claims. His extensive experience includes the defense of individual and mass-tort claims in the products liability, pharmaceutical/medical device, toxic tort, consumer fraud, and general liability areas.

His products liability experience is vast and includes the defense of claims involving electrical components, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, robotic equipment, lifts and hoists, hydraulic components, pesticides, solvents, vehicles, fumigants, agricultural and household products, construction materials, radiation exposures, and asbestos.

Quentin has served as local, regional, and national counsel and successfully defended multi-million dollar claims through to verdict. Quentin earned an LLM in Energy & Environmental Law in 2009. He is a frequent guest speaker and author on numerous subjects ranging from federal civil procedure to trial strategy.


Gastrointestinal Medications: National Coordinating Counsel/ National Trial Team

Contraceptive Implants: Louisiana Trial and Coordinating Counsel

Hypertension Medications: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Endoscopic Devices: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Cholesterol Medications: Louisiana Trial Counsel/ National Coordinating Team

Chinese Manufactured Drywall MDL: Hormone Replacement Therapy: Regional Counsel

Hip/ Knee Replacement Systems: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Surgical Robotic Devices: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Cellular Phone Services: MDL Liaison Counsel

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Albuterol Sulfate: MDL Liaison Counsel (Vendors)

Diabetes Medications: Louisiana Trial Counsel and National Trial Team

Cox-II MDL Litigation: Louisiana Trial Counsel and National Trial Team

Orthopedic Knee Implants: National Coordinating Counsel Team

HTR-PMI Implants: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Migraine Pain Medication: Louisiana Trial Counsel and National Trial Team

Wood Destroying Organisms: National and Regional Counsel

Penile Implants: Louisiana Trial Counsel and National Trial Team

Breast Implants: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Insecticides: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Synthetic Stucco: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Termiticides: Louisiana Trial Counsel

Honors & Affiliations

Honors & Recognitions

Chambers and Partners, Nationwide USA, Product Liability & Mass Torts

Best Lawyers in America: Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Insurance, New Orleans (2018)

Best Lawyers in America: Insurance Law; Litigation - Environmental; Litigation - Insurance; Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Action - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation - Defendant (2011-2022)

AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell rating

Who's Who of International Product Liability Defense Lawyers, 2017, 2018 Global Thought Leader, 2019 Global Thought Leader, 2020-2022 Global Elite Thought Leader

International Who's Who of Life Sciences Lawyers

LMG Life Sciences, Non-IP Litigation & Enforcement (Product Liability)

Legal Media Group's US Expert Guide, Product Liability

Benchmark Litigation: Local Litigation Star, Product Liability

Louisiana Super Lawyers (one of top 50 attorneys in New Orleans)

New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers: Product Liability Litigation

Civic Affiliations

  • Louisiana Center for Children's Rights, Board of Directors

Professional Affiliations

  • Lawyers for Civil Justice, President-Elect (2019), Board of Directors (2011-2014)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, President (2012), Board of Directors (2008-2012), Major CLE Program Chair (2009), Drug, Device & Biotechnology Committee Chair (2002-2004)
  • Defense Research Institute, Board of Directors (2011-2014)
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Products Liability Advisory Council
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Alumni Board of Trustees (2013-2015)
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association


Publications & Presentations



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


L.L.M., Energy & Environmental Law, Tulane University Law School (2009)

J.D., Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center (1984)

B.S., Trinity University (1981)

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