Asbestos and Toxic Torts

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  • Represented a government contractor in multidistrict litigation alleging formaldehyde exposure

    Represented a government contractor in multidistrict litigation, where the 3,601 named plaintiffs in the 31 putative class actions sought damages against numerous defendants for alleged formaldehyde exposure as a result of residing in emergency housing units provided by FEMA in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Numerous jurisdictional and other motionsMore




  • McGlinchey Expands Irvine Team with Three New Attorneys

    McGlinchey is pleased to announce the addition of three associate attorneys affiliated with the firm’s Irvine, California office. Steve Christianson, Adam B. Van Korlaar, and Heejoong Kim join the Enterprise Litigation and Investigations group, strengthening the group’s presence in California.

  • McGlinchey Moves Up with 47 Practice Areas Recognized in 2024 Best Law Firms

    McGlinchey is pleased to announce three national practice group rankings and 44 metropolitan practice area rankings in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®.

  • 65 McGlinchey Attorneys Recognized in 2024 Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch

    McGlinchey Stafford is proud to announce that 65 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America. These attorneys represent 12 of the firm’s 17 offices throughout nine states and Washington D.C. The recognized attorneys practice in 39 distinct areas of law. Seventeen attorneys are being recognized for the first time.

  • McGlinchey Adds Three Attorneys in New Orleans

    McGlinchey Stafford continues to bolster its talented team with the addition of three accomplished attorneys. Pamela Gautier, Melissa Losch, and Taylor Lombardo have joined the firm's New Orleans office, bringing their deep knowledge to the firm's Labor & Employment, Enterprise Litigation and Investigations, and Financial Services Litigation practice groups, respectively.

  • 5th Circuit: Mesothelioma Claim Not Preempted By Federal Statute

    On June 12, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit reversed a grant of summary judgment holding a shipyard immune from Louisiana state law tort claims pursuant to the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. What might the fate of Barosse v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc. mean for Louisiana asbestos claims in the future?

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