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Tommy porteous

Tommy has 24 years of experience in defense of toxic tort/asbestos claims, construction defect and personal injury claims.


Tommy is a native of New Orleans who obtained both his undergraduate and law school degrees from LSU. After graduating from law school, Tommy has practiced in the areas of maritime personal injury, construction defect, and insurance defense, and served as in-house counsel for a motion picture production company. His practice currently focuses on mass tort, environmental, and toxic tort liability.

Practice Areas


  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University (J.D., 2000)

    • Moot Court Board

  • Louisiana State University (B.A. with honors, 1997)


  • Pugh Accardo

  • Louisiana Media Productions (In-House Counsel)

  • Lemle & Kelleher, LLP


  • State Courts of Louisiana

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana

Membership & Affiliations

  • Louisiana Bar Association

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