Perry J. Roussel JR. P.E.
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  • Attorney at Law

Location:

Mandeville, LA

Phone:

Fax:

985-778-2734

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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

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

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1990
    • Honors: cum laude
  • 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

  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company v. Boullion, 2020 WL 1066080 (E.D.La. 3/4/20)
  • Rodrigue v. Travelers Insurance Co., 288 So.3d 294 (La.App. 4 Cir. 1/8/20)
  • Courville v. Lamorak Insurance Co., 2019 WL 5382196 (La.App. 4 Cir 10/21/19)
  • Melancon v. Lamorak Insurance Co., 742 Fed. Appx. 833 (5th Cir. 7/26/18)
  • Legendre v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc., 2018 U.S. App. Lexis 6658 (5th Cir. 3/16/18)
  • Legendre v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc., 2017 WL 1458209 (E.D.La. 4/25/17)
  • Bell v. Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, 2017 WL 979023 (E.D.La. 3/13/17)
  • Loupe v. Pennsylvania General Insurance Company, 2016 WL 6803531 (E.D.La. 11/17/16)
  • Vedros v. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc., 2015 WL 4042123 (E.D.La. 7/1/15)
  • Wilde v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc., 616 Fed.Appx. 710 (5th Cir. 6/19/15)
  • Humphries v. OneBeacon America Insurance Company, 2015 WL 750512 (E.D.La. 2/20/15)
  • Alberes v. Anco Insulations, Inc., 156 So.3d 795 (La.App. 4 Cir. 12/10/14)
  • Rodrique v. Continental Insurance Company, 2014 WL 4999465 (E.D.La. 10/7/14)
  • Landry v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 111 So.3d 508 (La.App. 4 Cir. 3/6/13)
  • Vedros v. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc., 2013 WL 1115188 (E.D.Pa. 2013)
  • Williams v. Asbestos Defendants, 95 So.3d 497, La.App. 4 Cir. 5/16/12
  • Marchand v. Asbestos Defendants, 44 So.3d 355, La.App. 4 Cir. 7/21/10
  • Becnel v. Northrop Grumman Ship System, Inc., 2009 WL 5667696, La.App. 4 Cir 9/28/09
  • Granier v. Northrop Grumman Ship System, Inc., 2008 WL 5216213, 2008, E.D.La
  • Danos v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 989 So.2d 160, La.App. 4 Cir. 7/2/08
  • Herbert v. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc., 2006-LHC-1609, 2007, OWC
  • Granier v. Avondale Industries, Inc., et al, 940 So.2d 678, La.App. 4 Cir. 8/16/06
  • Betty McGee, et al. v. ACandS, Inc. et al., 933 So.2d 770, La. 7/10/06
  • Landry v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 877 So.2d 970, La. 7/2/04
  • Ewing v. Armstrong World Industries, Inc., 846 So.2d 813, La.App. 3 Cir. 2/19/03
  • Asbestos Plaintiffs v. Borden, Inc., 826 So.2d 581, La.App. 4 Cir. 8/14/02
  • Hoerner v. ANCO Insulations, Inc., 812 So.2d 45, La.App. 4 Cir. 1/23/02
  • Anderson v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 798 So.2d 93, La. 10/16/01
  • Coates v. ANCO Insulations, Inc., 786 So.2d 749, La.App. 4 Cir. 5/21/01
  • McDuffie v. ACandS, Inc., 781 So.2d 628, La.App. 4 Cir. 2/14/01
  • Farinelli v. St. John The Baptist School Board, 694 So.2d 1073, La.App. 5 Cir. 4/29/97
  • Millet v. Crump, 687 So.2d 132, La.App. 5 Cir. 12/30/96
  • P.J.'s Army Surplus v. G.D. & G., 635 So.2d 1217, La.App. 5 Cir. 5/16/94

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
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers, Senior Member, 1975

Roussel & Clement
1550 West Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471

Phone: 985-778-2733
Fax: 985-778-2734
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