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Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys
General Defense
Lobman, Carnahan, Batt, Angelle & Nader
400 Poydras Street, Suite 2300
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 504-586-9292
Fax: 504-586-1290
www.lcba-law.com
Practice Areas
Additional Locations
Client Information
Personnel
Established: 1979

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • General Liability
  • Bodily Injury
  • Casualty
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Environmental Law
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Additional Locations
Houston, Texas
Pennzoil Plaza
700 Milam, Suite 130
Houston, Texas 77002
Telephone: 832-871-5000
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
American International Group, Inc.American National Property and Casualty Company
Aspen Specialty Insurance CompanyChubb Services Group
Crum & Forster Insurance GroupGovernment Employees Insurance Company
Hanover Insurance CompanyThe Hartford Insurance Group
Horace Mann Insurance CompanyState Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Non-Insurance Clients
IMO Industries, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
Edward P. Lobman — (1941-2004)
Burt K. Carnahan, (Retired)
New Orleans, LA
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1972
Memberships:
  • American and Louisiana State Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1966
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1972
Born:1945
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David V. Batt
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:dvb@lcba-law.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1977
Memberships:
  • Federal, American and Louisiana State Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1974
  • Tulane University, J.D., 1977
Born:1952
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Sidney J. Angelle
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:sja@lcba-law.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1983
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1979
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1982
Born:1956
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James P. Nader
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:jpn@lcba-law.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1984
  • Texas, 2006
  • Oklahoma, 2014
Memberships:
  • Federal, American and Louisiana State Bar Associations
  • Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Assumption College, B.A., 1981
  • Loyola University, J.D., 1984
Born:1958
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Joseph M. Messina
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:jmm@lcba-law.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1984
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.A. (cum laude), 1981
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1984
Born:1959
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Brant J. Cacamo
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:bjc@lcba-law.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1999
Memberships:
  • American and Louisiana State Bar Associations
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1995
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, J.D., 1999
Born:1973
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Eric B. Berger
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:ebb@lcba-law.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1999
  • Texas, 2009
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1995
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D. (magna cum laude), 1999
Born:1974
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James J. Young IV
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:jjy@lcba-law.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1998
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
Education:
  • The University of New Orleans, B.A., 1994
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1998
Born:1971
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Charles R. Rumbley
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:crr@lcba-law.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2005
  • Texas, 2011
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
Education:
  • Millsaps College, B.A., 2000
  • Louisiana State University, J.D./B.C.L., 2004
Born:1978
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