I play the long game for my clients, always focused on counseling on all the moving parts in the immediate matter as well as the implications of each strategy. Clients say they appreciate the in-depth knowledge and strategic thinking I bring to my practice, which helps us navigate both the nuanced and the complex, multi-layered issues that surface in their matters. I act as the eyes and ears of busy clients, a position of trust that I relish as I work to continuously earn the privilege of representing them.
Serving regional, national and global clients, Gary Hebert counsels organizations in a variety of sectors, particularly manufacturers involved in products liability issues. With a focus on representing global manufacturers in matters across the United States, Gary draws on his institutional knowledge and decades of experience to help resolve the issues that both management and in-house counsel encounter.
Gary defends clients in products liability matters centering on automobiles, motorcycles, heavy equipment, forklifts, power tools, and other consumer products. Whether trying a case or settling it, he fully understands the importance of handling litigation efficiently to reach the best possible outcome for his clients, allowing them to concentrate on what they do best: managing their businesses profitability to provide jobs and generate revenue.
Companies also turn to Gary to provide both practical and creative strategies that steer them around the barriers that inevitably manifest in unfamiliar markets, enabling them to seize market opportunities and expand their businesses.
Gary places an emphasis on cultivating and sustaining long-term relationships, gaining an in-depth understanding of his clients’ day-to-day operations and crafting strategies that will serve the businesses for years into the future. These comprehensive and collaborative efforts have solidified his reputation as a business advisor skilled at building teams across all of McGlinchey Stafford’s offices. Gary calls upon the firm’s full-service capabilities and geographic diversity to connect his clients with lawyers who can adeptly address a spectrum of legal issues, including tax and commercial disputes, intellectual property matters, due diligence projects, and many others.
Gary has authored articles addressing the interaction between the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the European Privacy Laws, and has also provided counsel to European clients relating to these issues. He lectures in the U.S. and abroad on matters related to products liability and European privacy laws.
Active in the alumni association for the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Gary recently served as the group’s president, and now serves on the school’s Visiting Committee and as a member of its Inn of Court.