attorney_Robert B Acomb Jr

Robert B Acomb

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP

Attorney Robert Acomb is a Senior Partner of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP, a law firm in New Orleans, LA. As a lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana, attorney Acomb serves Orleans County, as well as clients throughout Louisiana.

Contact Information
Phone
: 5045828112
Fax : 5045828010
Areas of Practice
  • Admiralty / Maritime
  • Antitrust and Trade
  • Appellate Practice
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Bankruptcy
  • Banks and Banking
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Liability
Admitted to Practice Law
  • 1953, Louisiana
Education
College
: Tulane University, BBA, 1951
Law School : Tulane University, JD, 1953
Graduated : 1953
Professional Memberships
  • New Orleans Bar Association (Elected Distinguished Maritime Lawyer, 1996; Recipient, Presidents Award, 2002); Louisiana Bar Foundation; Louisiana State Bar Association (Recipient, Curtis Boisfontaine Award for Excellence in Trial Practice, 2002); Federal Bar Association; American Bar Association (Chairman, Standing Committee on Admiralty and Maritime Law, 1979-1983; Chairman, 1983-1984 and Vice Chair, 1984—, Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee, Tort and Insurance Practice Section); Association of Average Adjusters of the United States (Chairman, 1992-1993); American Bar Foundation; Maritime Law Association of U.S.(Member, Executive Committee, 1981-1984)
Biographical Information

Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Member, Board of Editors, Tulane Law Review, 1952-1953. Chairman, Advisory Editors, Tulane Maritime Law Journal, 1972—. Editor, "Damages Recoverable in Maritime Matters," ABA Press, 1984. Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 1979—. Elected Distinguished Maritime Lawyer, New Orleans Bar Association, 1996; Named Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, Tulane University Alumni Association, 2003. Author: Casebook Admiralty: Personal Injury and Death Tulane Press, 4th Ed., 1993; Casebook, Collision and Limitation of Liability , 1997. Lecturer, Louisiana State Law School, 1985-1988. Adjunct Professor of Law, Tulane University, 1969—. Member, Board of Administrators, Tulane Educational Fund. Permanent Member, 1965 and Chairman, 1991—, Advisory Board, Tulane Admiralty Law Institute. Member, Fifth Circuit Lawyers Advisory Committee, 1984-1986. President, Navy League of U.S., New Orleans Council, 1987-1989, 1992-1995. State President, Navy League of the U.S., 1996-1999. Chairman, Archbishops Community Appeal, 1992. Member, Tulane University Alumni Association. Decorated Knight Grand Cross, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Named Lieutenant of the Southeastern Lieutenancy by Cardinal Furno; Named Knight of St. Gregory the Great by Pope John Paul II. President, Tulane University Alumni Association, 1990-1992. President, 1992-1995 and State President 1996-1999, Navy League of U.S., New Orleans Chapter. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (State Chairman, 1978-1980).

Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, July 28, 1930

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP
Contact Information
Phone
: 504-582-8000
Fax : 504-582-8583
Office Location

201 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana 70170

Firm Overview

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP was founded in 1937. Since its founding, Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP has grown to a size of 266 attorneys. Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP is located in Orleans County Louisiana.

Practice Areas:
Admiralty and Maritime, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Appellate Litigation, Aviation, Banking, Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors'-Debtors' Rights, Business and Commercial Litigation, Class Action Defense, Commercial Lending...

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