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Practice Areas

Construction Law
Personal/Commercial Property & Casualty Litigation
Products Liability
Toxic Tort Litigation

William L. Brockman


Attorney Brief

Mr. Brockman is a partner in the Metairie office and has been with the firm since 2006. Mr. Brockman’s practice currently focuses on construction litigation, although he also continues to handle toxic tort litigation, property and casualty cases and product liability matters. He has been a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association since 1974.


Mr. Brockman received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1971 and his juris doctor from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law in 1974. Mr. Brockman was a member of Dr. Brendan F. Brown’s International Moot Court Team and the Loyola Law School Clinic Program. He was the first student practitioner to argue before the Louisiana Supreme Court.


Mr. Brockman has enjoyed a wide range of experience, most of which has been in the area of casualty defense with private law firms. From 1975 to 1978 he served as an assistant district attorney in Orleans Parish. He was also employed from 1986 to 1993 by Shell Oil Company as an in-house litigation attorney focusing on allision claims, brownwater seaman claims and premise liability matters. He has represented several clients in asbestos-related claims, including manufacturers, distributors and heavy equipment designers, fabricators and engineers. In addition, he has defended automobile, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, construction contract and first-party insurance claims, including arson defense. He has engaged in considerable appellate advocacy on behalf of numerous clients.

Bars, Courts, and Professional Affiliations

Mr. Brockman is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Jefferson Parish Bar Association, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana and the United States Supreme Court.