Mr. Matthew S. Almon concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, intellectual property, fiduciary litigation, and employment disputes concerning claims of discrimination. He joined Stone Pigman in 2008.
Defended national civic action group against trademark infringement claim, successfully thwarting injunctive efforts upon opponent’s failure to demonstrate a likelihood of consumer confusion or a compelling reason to curtail civic action group’s political speech in favor of opponent’s service mark.
Represented major national university in lawsuit seeking to recover for breach of patent licensing agreement by a French pharmaceutical company.
Represented law firm in electronic data breach matter, assisting with investigation and providing advice on data breach notification requirements and response to breach, and successfully defended law firm against complaints to the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel related to the data breach.
Successfully defended a district judge against charges brought by the Louisiana Judiciary Commission’s Office of Special Counsel, culminating in a finding of no judicial misconduct by the Louisiana Supreme Court.
- United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Louisiana Federal and State Courts
- Tulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2007
- University of Tulsa, B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 2002
Mr. Almon is a member of the GNO, Inc. NextGen Council and the Louisiana State Bar Association, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Younger Lawyers Division of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
Mr. Almon is also a graduate of the 2016 New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute. Prior to joining Stone Pigman, he served as a law clerk to Justice Catherine D. Kimball at the Louisiana Supreme Court.
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