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Thomas K. Foutz , Mediator & Arbitrator, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Thomas K. Foutz

TomFoutzADR
1100 Poydras Street
Suite 2900
New Orleans, LA, 70163
Tel: (504) 237-3183
Website: www.TomFoutzADR.com
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Recognized to Louisiana Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
  • Practice Commenced: 1993
  • Total Mediations (as of Jul 2019): 3000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jul 2019): 30
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Biographical

A full-time neutral since 1993, Tom Foutz has mediated over 3000 matters covering a wide range of cases including personal injury, maritime, product liability, medical malpractice, business and commercial disputes, employment matters, and hurricane claims. Mr. Foutz also conducts jury focus groups and mock trials, chairs medical review panels, and offers ADR-related seminars.

Mr. Foutz began his legal career in law school as a clerk for the Honorable Lansing L. Mitchell, United States District Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana. Following graduation, he specialized in litigation, first at Jones Walker and later with Jack Martzell and Wendell Gauthier.

An AV-rated attorney, Mr. Foutz has been selected by fellow attorneys and mediators for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in alternative dispute resolution. A former teacher and college administrator, Mr. Foutz has taught as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School (Mediation and Arbitration) and Tulane University School of Law (Trial Advocacy).


Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

Mr. Foutz graduated from Tulane University School of Law in 1980, where he was a member of the Tulane Law Review. He was a recipient of the Rittenberg- Weinstein Law Review Award, presented to the member with the most published material of high quality.

Memberships & Affiliations

An AV-rated attorney, Mr. Foutz was selected by fellow attorneys and mediators for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in alternative dispute resolution. He is past chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s ADR Section and the New Orleans Bar Association’s ADR Committee. Mr. Foutz also served as a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates.

Rates Information

Hourly: $395; Administration: $295/party

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