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Environmental Law/Toxic Torts

Craig R. Isenberg, Chair

Andrea M. Price, Vice-Chair


Upcoming Events

September CLE - "Legal Causation in Louisiana Toxic Tort Cases" 
with John Baay and William Barousse

This CLE will explore:

  • The evolution of legal causation in toxic tort cases in Louisiana state courts.

  • The current state of the law and ways in which plaintiffs' burdens are met

  • Current pending litigation in Louisiana appellate courts regarding legal causation in toxic tort cases. 

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Time: 12 noon

Speakers: John Baay, Gieger Laborde, and William Barousse, Gieger Laborde

Location:  Baker Donelson, 201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3600, New Orleans

Cost:  $35 for members; $45 for nonmembers 

To Register:  

1. Email Rebekah Burg or

2. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or

3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130 or

4. Registration and payment made online by clicking here.


Please note: Cancellations must be recieved, in writing, two days prior to the program. No shows will be charged.


Recent Events:

On June 10th Angela Harris, a Ph.D, board-certified toxicologist led a discussion on “How Chemicals Cause Cancer – Basic Science and Biomarker Discovery.”




The Environmental Law/Toxic Torts Committee was newly formed in 2014. For those interested in joining please contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or email Rebekah Burg. For questions about the committee please email Craig Isenberg.