Deirdre C. McGlinchey
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  • Tulane University Law School (J.D., 1995)
  • Bates College (B.A., 1992)

    with high honors


Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • 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 Federal Claims


  • Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, 2017–present
  • International Women's Forum, Louisiana Chapter - Invited Member, 2021-present
  • Chambers USA / Nationwide - Product Liability & Mass Torts, Recognized Practitioner and Nationwide - Product Liability: Automobile, Spotlight Table, 2019 / Louisiana Litigation: General Commercial 2023-2024
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation – Insurance, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants), 2018–present
  • Best Lawyers® New Orleans Litigation - Insurance "Lawyer of the Year," 2021
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers (Personal Injury Defense: Products)
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • New Orleans CityBusiness "Ones to Watch" 2016
  • New Orleans CityBusiness Women of the Year, 2023
  • Irish Legal 100
  • New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Honoree, 2018



  • American Bar Association
  • Association for Women Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Diversity Law Institute, Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Irish American Business Chamber & Network
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Supreme Court Historical Society
  • New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2020–2021
  • Product Liability Advisory Council
  • The Federal Bar Association
  • Trial Law Institute, Member