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Mr. Lamothe has tried and won numerous multi-million dollar cases during his career in federal and state courts throughout the country, including Louisiana, Arizona, Florida, and Mississippi. He receives frequent referrals from other lawyers who appreciate his vast trial experience in personal injury and business litigation
As a personal injury trial lawyer, Mr. Lamothe has particular experience in maritime, offshore, Jones Act and oil field claims as well as industrial, trucking and motorcycle accident cases.
In business law, he has had substantial success in the areas of business torts, contracts, breach of fiduciary duties, employment, and LLC breakup cases. He has also tried mass tort cases, including representing numerous businesses and individuals who have suffered losses in the BP Oil Spill and is serving on the economic loss task force in the federal court litigation filed in the matter.
Mr. Lamothe also has particular experience in litigation involving sex abuse and he is known for working diligently to find justice for the victims. He was instrumental in settling a group of sex abuse cases for over $5 million, involving a Catholic home for disadvantaged boys. He has also lectured on sex abuse in Louisiana and authored a paper entitled “Sex Abuse in Louisiana.”
As evidenced by his many prestigious professional awards and involvements, Mr. Lamothe is one of the leading trial lawyers in Louisiana. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, which is by invitation to distinguished trial lawyers after extensive peer review. He is an invited member and board member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, which is by invitation and requires a minimum of 20 completed jury trials for consideration (he presently serves as the President Elect of the Louisiana Chapter). He is an invited fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, which is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one half of one percent of American lawyers. He is a member of the Order of Justitia, which requires over 100 trials for admission. He is one of a select group of lawyers to have been included in Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation for 30 years.
While Mr. Lamothe is honored by such distinctions, he is most proud of being the dedicated father of three children. Outside of the home, his leisure activities include reading, travel, tennis, motorcycle touring, track riding, and, most recently, Krav Maga (martial arts) training.