Perry J. Roussel Jr. P.E.

Perry J. Roussel Jr. P.E.

Attorney at Law
Mandeville, Louisiana

Perry J. Roussel, Jr. has over thirty years of litigation experience. Perry J. Roussel, Jr. is also an experienced professional engineer licensed in the State of Louisiana since 1982, and has over fifteen years of experience as a practicing engineer. Mr. Roussel has worked on engineering projects both for the U.S. Department of Defense and private industry. In addition, Mr. Roussel has a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Tulane University of Louisiana receiving the highest honor of Beta Gamma Sigma, and has over thirty-seven years of business and management experience. Perry Roussel is able to utilize his legal, business, and engineering knowledge to provide thorough representation to severely injured clients. Perry J. Roussel, Jr. was born, raised, and educated in south Louisiana, and is deeply familiar with its customs, traditions, and strong ethical and religious backgrounds. Mr. Roussel is a cum laude graduate of Tulane University School of Law. Perry Roussel is admitted to practice law before all of the federal and state courts in the State of Louisiana, and all of the state courts in the State of Mississippi.

Areas of Practice

  • Mesothelioma and Cancer Claims
  • Asbestos Injuries and Diseases
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Admirality and Maritime
  • Business and Corporate
  • Occupational Diseases
  • Toxic Exposures and Toxic Torts
  • Engineering
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Property
  • Wills, Donations and Successions

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1990
  • Mississippi, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1991


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. cum laude - 1990
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    • M.B.A. - 1986
    • Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Louisiana State University
    • B.S. - 1975
    • Major: Industrial Engineering

Published Works

  • Project Engineer / Committee Member: "Process Lanes Feasibility Study", February 1984, The National Shipbuilding Research Program, U.S. Department of Transportation - Maritime Administration

Representative Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Mississippi State Bar Association, Member
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Louisiana, 1982 - Present
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers, Senior Member, 1975 - Present

Roussel & Clement
1550 West Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471
Phone: (985) 778-2733
Fax: (985) 778-2734
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