William “Billy” Wright provides counsel to large commercial liability insurers and their insureds in a variety of both complex and other matters. He additionally represents Louisiana’s largest, private healthcare provider and its employees in professional negligence matters.
Billy counsels clients at each level of Louisiana’s state and federal court system. He has obtained early-case dismissals for numerous physicians and other medical professionals and also secured a favorable outcome for a New Orleans apartment complex in a matter involving a shooting on the premises, where the plaintiff sought significant damages and future medical expenses.
Billy’s educational background in business management and political communication informs his interactions with both commercial clients and governmental entities. Previously, Billy interned for both the Hon. Kurt D. Engelhardt in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and in the Litigation Department for the New Orleans City Attorney.
Active in community service, Billy devotes time to the New Orleans Pro Bono Project, including taking cases on a pro bono basis and volunteering at the Civil District Court’s pro se litigant help desk.
- Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2015
- Louisiana State University, B.S., 2012
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
- Federal Bar Association
- New Orleans Bar Association
- New Orleans Area Alumni Association of Pi Kappa Alpha, President
- New Orleans Pro Bono Project, Volunteer Attorney
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