Joelle Evans
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Joelle F. Evans


Joelle is a founding member of the firm. She is an experienced commercial litigator, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in all aspects of business litigation in federal, state, and administrative practice, with extensive experience at the trial court and appellate court levels.  Her practice has evolved during the past 25 years with her focus on contract and business disputes, oil and gas litigation,  insurance litigation and professional malpractice claims.  Joelle also handles employment law issues for her corporate clients, including the preparation of non-competition agreements and litigating employment related disputes.

  • Representing plaintiffs and defendants in commercial business disputes in both state and federal court involving issues such as breach of contract, business torts and significant personal injury claims
  • Obtained multi-million dollar jury verdict for oil & gas company
  • Successfully represented large oil & gas companies in environmental legacy cases
  • Representing employers and employees on non-competition agreements in Louisiana
  • Advising attorneys on ethical issues, disciplinary matters and professional malpractice
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • Editor-in-Chief, Loyola Law Review 1994-1995
  • Dean’s Award

Stone, Pigman, Walther, Wittmann & Hutchinson, L.L.P. (New Orleans, Louisiana, 1996-1999)

Louisiana Supreme Court (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Law Clerk to Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. 1995-1996


Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana

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Litigation Focus
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law and Litigation
  • Professional Liability Litigation
  • Oil, Gas & Energy Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Loyola University School of Law (New Orleans, Louisiana) Juris Doctor 1995, Summa Cum Laude
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Bachelor of General Studies, 1991