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Roland M. Vandenweghe

Adams And Reese LLP

Roland Vandenweghe defends organizations and individuals involving the petrochemical refinery setting, environmental arena – including Louisiana oilfield legacy litigation, toxic tort matters, maritime issues, product liability cases, construction defect matters and Americans with Disabilities Act.

Serving clients in the energy, offshore, maritime, manufacturing and health care sectors, Roland represents clients in state and federal courts and before governmental agencies including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Chemical Safety Board.

Roland counsels refinery clients on a variety of matters, including alleged chemical exposure incidents, as well as ancillary insurance and contractual issues related to those events. Roland also counsels oil and gas companies in property damage cases involving alleged groundwater and soil contamination and landowners’ demands for remediation.

He also defends employers and statutory employers in lawsuits involving nuanced issues of tort immunity based upon state and federal workers’ compensation statutes and borrowed and statutory employer issues. He has also defended health care organizations/hospitals from Americans with Disabilities Act claims.

His maritime litigation practice encompasses admiralty matters which range from personal injury and property damage claims and contract issues to collisions and allisions, limitation of liability proceedings and marine and energy defense and indemnity issues.

As the Honorary Consul of Belgium for Louisiana and Arkansas, Roland helps enable positive trade relationships with Belgium and serves as a liaison between the country and the states of Louisiana and Arkansas. Additionally, he serves on the executive Committee of the Louisiana Consular Corps. He contributes his time and legal skills to the New Orleans Pro Bono Project by screening cases for the elderly and destitute.


  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1997
  • Tulane University, B.S., 1994

Professional Affiliations & Memberships:

  • New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute, Class of 2016


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