Perry Dampf

MEDIATORS

Michael T. Pulaski

Since 1972, Michael Pulaski has been involved in the trial of major products liability lawsuits on behalf of manufacturers. The majority of this litigation has been in the automotive and recreational equipment fields.  He was frequently retained on a statewide and national basis. Additionally, he has successfully defended product manufacturers in refinery and oil well explosion cases. He has served as national trial counsel for Ford Motor Company. He was also engaged in an environmental practice. In this capacity, he has been involved in numerous class actions alleging toxic tort exposures and has assisted in promulgating national and state environmental regulations. Mr. Pulaski recently retired from the active practice of law has become Of Counsel to his firm.

Mr. Pulaski has an impeccable reputation for handling cases fairly. His ability to disarm highly charged conflicts and build trust with clients make him a natural at resolving disputes. In 2010, Mr. Pulaski completed the Harvard Negotiation Institute Course on Mediation.  He has served as a mediator in over 90 cases with a very high resolution rate.

Areas of Concentration

Casualty and Liability Litigation

Personal Injury

Auto/Premises Liability

Toxic Tort

Asbestos Litigation

Insurance Coverage

Product Liability

Construction Litigation

Major Catastrophe Claims

Malpractice Litigation

Property Damage

Education

B.S., Louisiana State University (1968)

J.D., Louisiana State University Law School (1971)

M.S., Louisiana state University (1972)

Background

Born in 1945 in Dallas, Texas

American Board of Trial Advocates

Louisiana State Bar Association, State Bar of Texas and District of Columbia Bar Association

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

New Orleans Bar Association

Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC)

Charter Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation

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