Daniel J. Hoerner anchors the firm’s Lafayette, Louisiana office. He has been with Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett since it was founded in 1997 and practiced with the firm’s founders for five years prior to that.
His practice is primarily litigation-based, with emphasis on admiralty and maritime law, general casualty and insurance defense, personal injury defense, property damage claims, employer and premises liability, and contract negotiations and disputes.
He has successfully represented his clients, which include companies in the insurance, shipping, and transportation industries, in state and federal district and appellate courts and before various governmental agencies.
As supported by his Super Lawyers peer honor, Dan has developed a reputation as a skilled litigation attorney, who maintains the highest standards of professionalism, qualities that have attributed to him being widely recognized as one of the top litigators in the transportation and maritime industries.
He is known for his goal-oriented approach to litigation. “I have a depth of experience in the areas of law in which I practice and have honed my litigation skills to enable me to resolve my clients’ cases favorably and efficiently.”
He is currently admitted to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Dan is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts Arkansas.
- Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, Loyola Law Review (J.D. 1992)
- University of New Orleans, Dean’s List (B.A. 1989)
- Supreme Court of the United States
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
- United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana
- United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts Arkansas
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- American Bar Association, Member
- Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
- American Inn of Court of Acadiana, Member
- Propeller Club, Port of New Orleans, Member (1998–Present); Past Member of the Board of Governors
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