Throughout his 25 plus years of practice, Mr. Paul J. Masinter has focused on complex business and corporate litigation. He concentrates his practice on corporate disputes, breach of contract claims, securities litigation and arbitration, and unfair trade practices.
He has also advised large and small companies on crisis management, including in connection with government investigations. Mr. Masinter is Chair of the firm’s Litigation Section and Co-Chair of the Securities Practice Group. He joined Stone Pigman in 1990.
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Louisiana Federal and State Courts
- Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, J.D., 1987
- Louisiana State University, B.A. in Political Science, 1984
Professional and Civic Activities:
Mr. Masinter served as a law clerk to the Honorable James L. Dennis of the Louisiana Supreme Court, 1987-88. He is a member of the American Bar Association Sections of Litigation and Business Law. He is currently Co-Chair of the Meetings and Programs Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee of the ABA Business Law Section.
He is also the former Chair of the Business Torts Subcommittee and Newsletter of the Committee. Mr. Masinter has spoken at ABA meetings on litigation and arbitration topics and acted as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He also is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.
Mr. Masinter recently became the Chair of the Board of Directors of The St. Charles Avenue Association. Mr. Masinter is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of Lighthouse Louisiana and continues to serve on its board.
He is also a member of the Board of Commissioners of the New Orleans City Park Improvement Association (where he served as the President from 2007 until 2009), the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation, and the Board of Commissioners of the Hurstville Security and Neighborhood Improvement District.
In 2017, Mr. Masinter was asked to join the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Humanities and Social Services College, Louisiana State University. Mr. Masinter formerly served on the Board of Trustees of Trinity Episcopal School, where he was Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Development Committee, and the Board of Trustees of the New Orleans Museum of Art.
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