Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters, Experts and TPAs
Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters, Experts and TPAs



Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


650 Poydras Street, Suite 2700, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Practice Areas

  • General Civil Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Casualty Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Oil and Gas
  • Complex Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Antitrust
  • Corporate Law
  • International Law
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Sports Law
  • Copyright and Trademark Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Public Entities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Health Care
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Mediation
  • Business Transactions
  • COVID-19/Coronavirus
  • Bad Faith
  • Cargo
  • Transportation
  • Road Hazard Defense
  • Merchant Liability
  • Multi-District Litigation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Government Contacts
  • International, Local and Interstate Transactional Litigation
  • Expropriation
  • Entertainment and Media Law
  • Healthcare Professional Liability
  • Healthcare Licensing
  • Healthcare and Medical Malpractice Liability
  • Federal and State Employment Practices and Law
  • State Constitutional Law
  • Domestic and International Arbitration
  • Event Cancellation Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Defense


About Us

Based in New Orleans, Louisiana, Provosty & Gankendorff, L.L.C. is a full service law firm that represents foreign and domestic businesses, entertainers and athletes, insurance companies, and medical and legal professionals in a number of highly specialized areas of the law.


Client Information

Corporate Clients

  • Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE
  • Raven Energy, L.L.C.
  • Solomon Group Entertainment, L.L.C.
  • Wright Enrichment, Inc.

Insurance Clients

  • AIG
  • Alterra Specialty Insurance Company / Markel
  • Berkley Life Sciences, L.L.C.
  • Canopius Managing Agents Limited
  • Cathedral Underwriting, Ltd.
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London
  • Fleming & Hall, LTD
  • QBE European Operations
  • State of Louisiana, Office of Risk Management
  • Westfield Insurance Company

Third Party Administrators

  • Affirmative Risk Management, Inc.
  • American Claims Services, Inc.
  • Burns & Wilcox Ltd.
  • SyNerGy Adjusting Corporation

Personnel Information

Partners


Henry St. Paul Provosty

New Orleans, LA

Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • New Orleans Mariners Club (President, 1997-1998)
  • Houston Mariners Club
  • National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices
  • Louisiana Surplus Line Association
  • Louisiana Claims Association
  • New Orleans Claims Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • University of Oregon, B.S., 1980
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1983

Edgar D. Gankendorff

New Orleans, LA

Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • American, Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • New Orleans Mariners Club
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1987
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1990
Honors:
Phi Sigma Alpha

Christophe B. Szapary

New Orleans, LA

Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • World Trade Center of New Orleans
Education:
  • Duke University, B.A., 1991
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1998
  • Tulane University Law School, M.A., 2001
Language:
  • French

Eric R. G. Belin

New Orleans, LA

Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American, Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce
Education:
  • Université Jean Moulin Faculté de Droit, LL.M., 1990
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1996
Language:
  • French
  • German

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