At Herman, Herman & Katz, our attorneys do everything they can to hold wrongful parties accountable, whether in personal injury lawsuits, mass torts, whistleblower cases, or commercial litigation. Our attorneys ensure every client is informed of the legal process and their options from the initial consultation to settlements or jury verdicts and beyond.
Our compassionate lawyers create meaningful connections with people facing the devastating effects of accidents and personal injuries; we handle cases of product liability, sexual abuse, offshore accidents, insurers acting in bad faith, toxic contamination, wrongful death, and more.
Using our expertise and the trust earned in 80 years of practice, we pride ourselves on developing strong cases and are ready for every scenario. From countless victories and industry awards to teaching positions and association memberships, the attorneys at Herman, Herman & Katz continually demonstrate why they’re some of the best in their field.
Outstanding Case Victories
Our lawyers have achieved outstanding settlements and case victories that amount to billions of dollars. We’ve been lead and co-counsel in high-profile cases involving thousands of plaintiffs, but we also specialize in personal injury lawsuits.
The Herman, Herman & Katz attorneys demonstrate dedication and grit by protecting clients’ rights and fighting for what they deserve. This has led to many victories since 1942, including:
- $85,000,000+ industrial accident
- $25,550,000,000 against cigarette manufacturer
- $9,000,000,000 (estimated) BP oil spill
- $55,000,000 bad faith insurers
- $202,000,000 civil rights case
- $24,000,000 medical malpractice
- $47,000,000+ offshore accident
While the above cases involved several plaintiffs, and many were class actions, our lawyers have had countless individual case victories that resulted in multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. Big or small, we’re committed to getting the best outcome for every case we handle.
Our attorneys have proven themselves as legal leaders in Louisiana and the U.S. As a result, we’re frequently sought after to speak at conventions and have authored many papers, books, and magazine articles. In fact, one of our lawyers published a book widely known by many in the industry as the go-to handbook for personal injury law.
The Herman, Herman & Katz team regularly creates webinars and other helpful resources to share our expertise with other personal injury lawyers. Several of our attorneys are also guest lecturers and faculty members at law schools and continuing education programs. Trial techniques, complex litigation, ethics, professionalism, leveraging expert witnesses, and cross-examination strategies are some topics presented at conventions and conferences and in publications.
Membership and Leadership in Professional Associations
Our attorneys are members of numerous legal organizations at the local, state, national, and international levels:
- American Association of Justice (AAJ)
- Louisiana Association of Justice (LAJ)
- Federal Bar Association
- Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
- Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- New Orleans Bar Association
- International Academy of Trial Lawyers
In addition, HHK lawyers currently hold and have previously held a wide range of positions within these organizations. Some of these roles include: President of the AAJ, board members of the AAJ and LAJ, President of the Civil Justice Foundation, and committee members for the New Orleans Bar Association and Louisiana State Bar Association.
Sharing our knowledge and skills that have led to great successes, and making vital connections thanks to these memberships and roles, keep us – and the firm as a whole – at the top of our field.
Attorney Awards and Recognition
Since 1942, our attorneys have received countless awards for their legal excellence and leadership and have been recognized as some of the best litigators and trial lawyers. Our attorneys have received many of the highest possible awards within the legal profession, including numerous awards through the AAJ and LAJ.
Other organizations and associations that have recognized us include:
- U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm”
- Louisiana Super Lawyers
- Best Lawyers in America
- Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers
- National Trial Lawyers Top 100
- Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame
While Herman, Herman & Katz has grown and changed over the decades since its founding, our attorneys have consistently been recognized and received awards for their outstanding legal work.
Dedication to Our Community
On top of industry accomplishments and professional standing, our commitment and passion for helping others extend far beyond the negotiating table and courtroom. As a community-focused law firm, we’re involved with several causes close to our hearts; the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, Habitat for Humanity, American Cancer Society, Jewish Endowment Federation, and The Pro Bono Project are just some of the charities we’re passionate about.
We regularly give back and support charities through committing time, advocacy efforts, and financial contributions.
The attorneys at Herman, Herman & Katz have an unwavering commitment to their clients and justice when negligence or wrongdoing occurs. Our lawyers have been recognized for their successes and talent through awards, speaking engagements, published works, teaching positions, and community involvement.