BACK <----

Ali Spindler




Ali has extensive experience in defending manufacturers in national medical device litigation, specifically working with scientists and experts. She has experience in handling claims for exposure to asbestos-containing products and other toxic tort issues, including representing premise owners, insurers, and manufacturers. She has worked with teams of fact and expert witnesses from various disciplines and prepared them for their depositions and trial testimony. Ali has also represented corporate and individual clients before federal, state, and administrative courts in all phases of litigation. She has briefed and argued motions and oppositions before federal and Louisiana state courts. Before returning to Irwin Fritchie in 2017, Ali was a senior attorney at Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, where she represented children in immigration proceedings. There, she created the agency’s pro bono referral program and supervised cases placed with volunteer attorneys throughout New Orleans.



  • Best Lawyers in America: Products Liability Litigation (2022)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2021)
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Tulane Law Review, Senior Associate Editor


  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Association of Women Attorneys


  • J.D.,magna cum laude, Tulane University Law School (2011)
  • B.A.,summa cum laude, Louisiana State University (2008)


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


  • Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Advisory Board
  • Catholic Charities, pro bono attorney

Publications and Presentations