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Gretchen F. Richards

Associate

504.310.2164

PROFILE

Gretchen’s practice is concentrated in the defense of complex personal injury and property damage claims. Her experience includes the defense of corporate clients in a wide variety of personal injury and property damage claims in the areas of products liability, asbestos, toxic tort, insurance coverage, automotive, and premises liability. She has worked with corporate clients in all phases of the litigation process including discovery, motion practice, expert workup, trial preparation, and trial. Gretchen has also defended numerous professional liability claims asserted against attorneys and, in handling these matters, has drafted and argued motions, participated in settlement conferences and mediations, deposed fact witnesses, and prepared cases for trial.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

AFFILIATIONS

  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • J.D.,magna cum laude and order of the coif, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center (2014)
  • B.A., Washington and Lee (2011)

ADMISSIONS

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