Benjamin O. Schupp
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  • Tulane University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1991)
  • Southern Methodist University (B.A., 1988)


Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana 1991
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Lawyer  
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Admiralty and Maritime Law, and Commercial Litigation), 2020-present
  • "Robert G. Polack Award", Tulane University School of Law  
  • "Top Lawyer: Admiralty & Maritime Law," New Orleans Magazine, 2018  
  • Power List: Port and Maritime 2024, Biz New Orleans Magazine



  • Maritime Law Association of the United States  
  • New Orleans Bar Association (Board Member 2019-2023) 
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute  
  • Marine Money Offshore (conference speaker and article contributor) 
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Commercial Finance, Chair of Maritime Finance Subcommittee (2019-2020)

Outside the Office

Outside of the law firm, Ben loves to compete at tennis, pool, and cards. He enjoys reading to get a competitive edge and sometimes just to relax.