NEW ORLEANS, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 – Herman, Herman & Katz partner Stephen J. Herman has begun his term as president of the Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ). The LAJ is a voluntary bar association whose statewide membership is composed mostly of lawyers who have a trial practice. The organization and its members are dedicated to promoting justice in the workplace and providing Louisiana families with a clean environment, consumer protection and product safety.
“I am humbled and honored by the opportunity to serve the families of Louisiana who depend upon the civil justice system to protect their livelihoods, the environment, and public health and safety,” says Herman.
This honor adds to a growing list of accolades for Mr. Herman from his peers in the legal community and the public, including serving as President of the Civil Justice Foundation, selection to 2014 Best Lawyers in America, appointments as an adjunct professor at both Tulane and Loyola law schools, and as Co-Liaison Counsel in the Federal Deepwater Horizon case against BP.
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