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MEDIATORS

Brian A. Homza

Brian A. Homza

Mr. Homza is a senior shareholder of Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway located in Shreveport, Louisiana and has forty-two years of legal experience. He is a seasoned, mature litigator, having tried a variety of jury trials in State and Federal Courts. As a litigator, Brian has developed a solid reputation in the property and casualty arenas, including large fire losses, professional liability claims, and personal injury claims. His practice principally involves insurance defense, including first party coverage issues, litigation involving fire, fire science and products liability, insurance fraud, arson, fraudulent claims, and motor carrier matters. He has been listed in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers since 2012 and Lawyer of the Year in 2015 in the area of products liability, and Lawyer of the Year in 2020 for insurance coverage.

Areas of Concentration

Personal Injury

Property Damage

Professional Liability Claims

Motor Carrier

Insurance Bad Faith Claims

Insurance Coverage and First Party Coverage Issues

First Party Coverage Defense including Arson and Insurance Fraud

Education

Louisiana State University

J.D., Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law School (1979)

Background

Experienced mediator since 2005

Forty-two years of legal experience

Member International Association of Arson Investigators; Certified Insurance Fraud Examiners; Shreveport, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Harry V. Booth American Inn of Court; Property Loss Research Bureau; National Association of Fire Investigators

Frequent speaker on topics such as Bad Faith Litigation, Defending Arson and Fraudulent Claims and Professional Liability Claims