Perry Dampf


Randall K. Theunissen

Mr. Theunissen is a partner in the Lafayette office of Allen & Gooch. After earning his law degree at Louisiana State University in 1977, Randy was licensed with the Louisiana Bar. He has also been licensed with the Texas Bar since 1995. Mr. Theunissen is recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV rated attorney and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts – Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana and Southern District of Texas.

Mr. Theunissen has been named among top lawyers in Louisiana by A.M. Best and has been recognized among Super Lawyers in Louisiana since 2007.

Among his clients and peers, Mr. Theunissen’s expertise within his maritime practice is well recognized, and he routinely participates in various industry speakers’ forums. In 2006, he was a featured speaker at the annual SEALI seminar with the topic “Update on Maritime Cases in the Fifth, Ninth & Tenth Circuits”. He achieved proctor status with Maritime Law Association of the United States, and Master designation with American Inns of Court.

Areas of Concentration

Maritime and Jones Act


Insurance and Casualty Litigation

Personal Injury

Oil and Gas Disputes

Products Liability

Trucking Litigation


J.D., Louisiana State University (1977)


Admitted to the Bar:  1977 in Louisiana and 1995 in Texas

Admitted:  U.S. District Court: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and Southern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court

Member, Louisiana State Bar Association

Previous Member, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and International Association of Defense Counsel

Previous Proctor, Maritime Law Association of the United States

Previous Master, American Inns of Court