Member Profile: Andrew D. McGlathery III

Andrew D. McGlathery III
McLaughlin McGlathery Mediation; Stockwell Sievert Law Firm
127 West Broad Street
4th Floor
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Tel: (337) 493-7271 (Diana); (337) 493-7226 (Andy)
Fax: (337) 312-2923

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Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Special Master; Insurance Umpire


Calendar Last Updated: 13 Jun 17

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Andrew D. McGlathery III has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Community Associations
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Elder Abuse
Eminent Domain
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Health Care
Land Use/Planning
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Natural Disasters
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Pensions / ERISA
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Railroad & Trucking
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Sexual Harassment
Trusts / Estates
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death



Mr. McGlathery is of counsel with Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements, & Shaddock located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Mr. McGlathery has been practicing law for 34 years. He practiced in Natchitoches from 1982-1991 and has practiced in Lake Charles from 1991 to the present.  Prior to being a full time mediator, he was a litigator (plaintiff and defense) his entire career.  


Mr. McGlathery and Bernie McLaughlin partnered to form “McLaughlin McGlathery Mediation” effective January 1, 2015. He previously was a Mediator on the Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions Panel for 8 years.


Andy has conducted more than 1,500 mediations (85%+ Success Rate) throughout Louisiana and in Texas. He has extensive experience in complex, multi-party litigation cases (Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Trucking, Railroad, Road Hazard/Defect, Oilfield Legacy, Product Liability, Insurance Coverage, Construction, Maritime, Expropriation, Environmental, Business, and Property & Casualty).


He received formal mediation training, has been an active mediator since 2003, and a full time mediator for 5+ years. He was selected to be a mediator in the Hurricane Mediation Program created by the Louisiana Insurance Commissioner and conducted more than 450 hurricane mediations. He has been selected and appointed by the Courts to serve as an Umpire and as a Special Master in numerous cases.


Andy has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Editions, which is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.


Martindale-Hubbell: Awarded a Rating ofAV Preeminent, representing the highest possible rating by his peers in both legal ability and ethical standards.


He was selected by his peers as a Top Lawyer in Acadiana in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 which is published in the Acadiana Profile Magazine.


 He has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Attorneys in Louisiana for 2013-2017.

He is a Charter Member of the Louisiana Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. Members are selected by their peers and bound to meet stringent practice criteria.  Membership is by invitation only and limited to Mediators who have proven experience in their field.


He was selected to the 2016 America’s Most Honored Professionals. This Award recognizes the “Best of the Best” – the TOP 1 % of CEOs, doctors, attorneys, brokers, entrepreneurs, contractors, and individuals from most all industries and professions.


He has been a Speaker on Mediations at a number of Seminars. He has a reputation for always being prepared and for being a relentless worker.

Andy and his wife, Jeanne Baer McGlathery, have four children and three grandchildren.

He enjoys being involved in church activities, spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and attending sporting events.


  • B.A., Northwestern State University (1978)
  • J.D., Louisiana State University School of Law (1982)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • ·         Admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Louisiana

    ·         Served many years as Chairman of a Hearing Committee for the Louisiana State Bar Association Disciplinary Board; previously served on State Court Bench Bar Liaison Committee

    ·         Louisiana Bar Association (Mediation/Arbitration, Insurance, Negligence and Worker's Compensation Sections)

    ·         Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

    ·         Southwest Louisiana Bar Association

    ·         American Bar Association (Mediation/Arbitration, Tort, Insurance, Litigation Sections)

    ·         Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation

    ·         Kappa Sigma Fraternity

    ·         Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges

    ·         The Rotary Club of Lake Charles

    ·         Delta Theta Phi

    ·         Member of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church; previously served as School Board Member for Our Lady Queen of Heaven School

    ·         The Chamber/Southwest Louisiana (Graduate of Leadership Program)

    ·         Dixie Youth Baseball Coach

    ·         Basketball Coach at OLQH School


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