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Energy Centre, 1100 Poydras St., Suite 2100 New Orleans, LA 70163 (504) 599-8507 taggartmorton.com
 
Taggart Mortonís litigation practice reflects the specialization of the firmís attorneys in regulated industries of all types, including public utilities, health care, technol ...More
Areas of Practice
  • Business Law
  • Environmental Law
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Landlord & Tenants
  • Real Estate and Real Property
States of Practice
  • Louisiana
Countries of Practice
  • United States
Additional Information Taggart Mortonís litigation practice reflects the specialization of the firmís attorneys in regulated industries of all types, including public utilities, health care, technology, media and communications, transportation, and oil & gas.

Drawing from this base of clients, together with its representation of numerous small businesses and property owners, the firmís litigation practice embraces virtually every type of litigation dispute, including commercial and business litigation (including tax disputes), tort and insurance defense litigation (including products liability litigation), antitrust and trade regulation, intellectual property, workplace law, media/technology law, environmental and toxic tort litigation and construction litigation.

Our litigators have appeared in all Louisiana State and federal courts, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and the Office of Workerís Compensation. Members of this group have argued cases before the United States Supreme Court and have presented complaints and business review requests to the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. The firmís litigators combine nearly 150 years of experience in the handling of these matters.

Personal Info
Born Chicago, Illinois, June 19, 1950
Admitted to bar, 1981, Louisiana
Education
Tulane University (B.S., 1973)
Loyola University, New Orleans (J.D., 1981)

Memberships/Titles
Adjunct Professor of Law, Real Estate Documents, Loyola University School of Law, 1992-present

Manager, Title Section: Shell Oil Company, New Orleans 1977-81

New Orleans Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors, 1995-97
Real Property Committee, Chairman 1993-94
Environmental Law Committee)
Louisiana State Bar Association
(Member, Real Property Committee
Environmental Law Committee)
Petroleum Landmen's Association of New Orleans

Practice Areas
Real Estate, Oil & Gas, Zoning, Environmental, General Civil and Business Practice
Attorneys in Firm 15
Primary Phone (504) 599-8507
Fax (504) 599-8501
E-mail jmorton@taggartmorton.com
Website taggartmorton.com
Address Energy Centre, 1100 Poydras St., Suite 2100
New Orleans, LA 70163
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