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(504) 831-4091

Email:
cgrace@bluewilliams.com

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Practice Areas

Automobile/Trucking
Personal/Commercial Property & Casualty Litigation
Products Liability
Toxic Tort Litigation


Christopher T. Grace III

Partner

Attorney Brief

Mr. Grace joined Blue Williams as an associate in 2002. In 2006, he was elected partner at the firm. His practice primarily consists of motor vehicle and trucking litigation, environmental and toxic tort litigation, including asbestos and benzene litigation, personal/commercial property and casualty litigation and products liability.

Education

Mr. Grace earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He was awarded a juris doctorate from Loyola University School of Law in 2000. He received two Loyola University Law Excellence Awards and was the recipient of the prestigious Daniel S. Hermann Award.

Narrative

Mr. Grace was born and raised in the New Orleans area and worked as a writer and editor for the local newspaper in New Orleans while earning his law degree. Mr. Grace has successfully argued at the state district and appellate court levels. His reported cases include Leaming v. Century Vina, Inc., 908 So.2d 21 (La. App. 4th Cir. 6/11/05) and Peralta v. Perazzo, et al., - So.2d -, 2006 WL 3094055 (La. App. 5th Cir. 10/31/06). He has also successfully argued in federal court in Louisiana. He has first-chair bench trial and jury trial experience in general casualty, medical malpractice and asbestos litigation. Mr. Grace has authored several articles regarding developments in Louisiana case and procedural law and recently co-authored, along with fellow Blue Williams attorney Erin H. Boyd, the article "The Fourth Circuit Clarifies Issues of Proof" regarding the plaintiff’s burden of proof in proving negligence in an asbestos claim.

Bars, Courts, and Professional Affiliations

Mr. Grace is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Louisiana. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and the Jefferson Bar Association where he served as the chair of the Young Lawyers Section. He is also a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and was awarded and has maintained an AV®rating by Martindale-Hubbell since his first year of eligibility for its highest rating. He was selected a Super Lawyer for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.