Perry Dampf


Lynn Luker

Lynn Luker founded her own firm in New Orleans in 1999, after 18 years at Adams and Reese. Her practice areas are complex litigation involving businesses, including toxic tort, maritime, unfair trade practices, environmental, and product liability law. Ms. Luker has served as national, regional, and local trial counsel in asbestos, benzene, lead paint, noise, and other toxic tort cases for over 30 years. She has handled a number of insurance disputes and has settled thousands of cases over her many years of practice.

Ms. Luker was appointed Judge Pro Tempore in Division “H” of Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans in 2014 for a six month term where she conducted settlement conferences on a regular basis. Ms. Luker is the Chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association Section of Civil Law and Litigation. She also serves as Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.

Being a distinguished teacher and litigator, along with recent experience as a judge, make Ms. Luker an excellent choice as mediator or arbitrator.

Areas of Concentration

Multi-Party and Complex Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Business Disputes

Toxic Torts

Product Liability

Insurance Coverage Disputes


Product Liability

Employment Discrimination and Employment Contract Disputes


Auto and Trucking Litigation

Unfair Trade Practices


B.A. in Psychology, University of New Orleans (1978)

J.D., Tulane Law School (1981)

LL.M. Admiralty with distinction, Tulane Law School (1985)

LL.M. Energy and Environment, Tulane Law School (1992)


Admitted to Bar: Louisiana 1981; Massachusetts, 2007; U.S. District Court: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; United States Supreme Court

Mediation trained and listed on the Louisiana Mediator Registry

AV Martindale-Hubbell rating and named as “SuperLawyer” (2007-present), “Leader in Law” by New Orleans CityBusiness, and one of the “Best Lawyers in America” (2009-present)