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401 Market Street, Suite 900
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 318-222-2426
Fax: 318-222-0458
Mobile: 318-272-2500
E-Mail: perkins@perkinsfirm.com
www.perkinsfirm.com
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Established: 1998

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Trucking Law
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Bodily Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Errors and Omissions
  • General Liability
  • Subrogation
  • Corporate Law
  • Cargo
  • Estate Planning
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Cases Gone to Trial : 105

About Us
Perkins & Associates, L.L.C. employs experienced lawyers with a well-trained support staff whose goal is to meet clients' specific needs at a competitive rate. In addition to general insurance defense, the firm also practices professional liability, corporate and employment defense.

Perkins & Associates, L.L.C., strives to work closely with its commercial, insurance, and corporate clients, as well as individual clients, by restricting the volume of client base and emphasizing the defense practice.

Clients benefit from our accessibility and assurance that the "contact" attorney will be the lead attorney. Responsive professionals who will ensure that your concerns are immediately addressed. We work with the client as a team to resolve disputes in the best interest of the client.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Agricultural Workers Mutual Auto Insurance CompanyBaldwin & Lyons, Inc.
BroadspireCaptive Resources, LLC
Carolina Casualty Insurance CompanyCherokee Insurance Company
Clarendon National Insurance CompanyCNA Insurance Companies
Criterion Claim SolutionsCrum & Forster
Fireman's Fund Insurance CompanyFirst Mercury Insurance Company
First State Management Group, Inc.Gallagher Bassett
Gateway Insurance CompanyGeneral Casualty Insurance Company
Great American Insurance CompaniesGreat West Casualty Company
Hanover Insurance CompanyHudson Insurance Group
K & K Insurance Group, Inc.Liberty Bell Insurance Company
Maiden Reinsurance CompanyMarkel Insurance Company of Canada
Midway Insurance Management InternationalMotor Transport Underwriters, Inc.
National Transportation Adjusters, Inc.North American Risk Services
Protective Insurance CompanyRice Insurance Services Company, LLC
Risk Management Services, Inc.RLI Transportation
Sedgwick Claims ManagementState Auto Insurance Company
Transportation Claims, Inc.Truck Claims, Inc.
York Risk Services Group, Inc.Zurich North America Insurance Group
Non-Insurance Clients
AAA Cooper TransportationAB Transport
Anderson Trucking ServiceAveritt Express, Inc.
Crete Carrier CorporationDart Transit Company, Inc.
Greatwide Logistics Services, LLCKenan Advantage Group/BXI
Louisiana CollegeMartin Transportation Systems, Inc.
McLane Company, Inc.New Prime, Inc.
Pacer International, Inc.Professional Transportation, Inc.
Schneider National Carriers, Inc./INS InsuranceSoutheastern Freight Lines
United Vision LogisticsUSA Truck, Inc.
Wal-Mart TransportationWestern Petroleum, Inc.
XPO Logistics, Inc.YRC, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Partner
Mark A. Perkins
Shreveport, LA
E-Mail:perkins@perkinsfirm.com
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Years of Experience:29
Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Transportation
  • Truck Liability
  • Trucks/Heavy Equipment
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1987
  • Texas, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, 2002
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • American (Sections: Employment, Litigation), Louisiana State and Shreveport Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Lousiana Association of Business and Industry
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Louisiana Motor Transport Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Northeast Louisiana University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1983
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1987
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Associates
Tara J. Hoffmann
Shreveport, LA
E-Mail:hoffmann@perkinsfirm.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2012
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and Shreveport Bar Associations
Education:
  • Louisiana Tech University, B.A. Psychology and English (summa cum laude), 2008
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, J.D., 2011
Born:1987
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Cody Grosshart
Shreveport, LA
Practice Areas
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Trucking Liability
  • Estate Planning
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2016
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and Shreveport Bar Associations
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, B.S., 2011
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D./C.L., 2016
Law Review:
Senior Outline Articles Editor, LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources Volume IV
Born:1989
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John F. Frederickson
Shreveport, LA
Practice Areas
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Estate Planning
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1977
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and Shreveport Bar Associations
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Tulane University of Louisiana, B.A. Political Science, 1975
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1977
Born:1953
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Service Areas
Alexandria, Louisiana125 miles
Monroe, Louisiana98 miles
Longview, Texas64 miles
Marshall, Texas42 miles
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