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Larry G. Canada

Larry G. Canada

Director

One Shell Square
701 Poydras St., 40th Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139

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Office: 504-525-6802
Cell Phone: 504-908-1737
Fax: 504-525-2456
Additional Offices: Gulfport

Mr. Canada is a seasoned trial attorney with significant experience in handling large complex matters. He has tried numerous cases to Judges and Juries in both State and Federal courts in Louisiana and Mississippi. He has also mediated and arbitrated cases in Texas, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. Mr. Canada understands both sides of litigation, as he began his legal career representing injured plaintiffs, handling environmental and toxic tort, maritime and product’s liability claims. After two and a half years, he was hired by his current firm: against whom he had litigated several cases.

Mr. Canada is panel counsel for several insurance companies in Louisiana and South Mississippi in the areas of employment law, construction law and professional malpractice defense. He is also general counsel for several local and regional companies to whom he gives legal advice related to all aspects of their businesses. Mr. Canada also serves as an Assistant Bar Examiner for the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Mr. Canada is a frequent lecturer in the areas of commercial transactions, insurance, employment, risk management and construction law having presented seminars annually since 1997. He is accredited by the Louisiana State Insurance Commissioner, the American Institute of Architects and the Louisiana Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors to provide continuing education credits to attendees of his seminars.
Awards/Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell – AV Rating

Named “Top Lawyer” by New Orleans Magazine, November 2009, 2011-2015

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2017

Named Louisiana “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012, 2014-2016
Publications

The ADA – Just When You Thought It was Safe To Go Back In The Water: Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys, June 2002

Examining ADA’s Title I and the “Regarded As” Claim, For the Defense; March 2004, p 51

 

 

 

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OVERVIEW

Mr. Canada is a seasoned trial attorney with significant experience in handling large complex matters. He has tried numerous cases to Judges and Juries in both State and Federal courts in Louisiana and Mississippi. He has also mediated and arbitrated cases in Texas, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. Mr. Canada understands both sides of litigation, as he began his legal career representing injured plaintiffs, handling environmental and toxic tort, maritime and product’s liability claims. After two and a half years, he was hired by his current firm: against whom he had litigated several cases.

Mr. Canada is panel counsel for several insurance companies in Louisiana and South Mississippi in the areas of employment law, construction law and professional malpractice defense. He is also general counsel for several local and regional companies to whom he gives legal advice related to all aspects of their businesses. Mr. Canada also serves as an Assistant Bar Examiner for the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Mr. Canada is a frequent lecturer in the areas of commercial transactions, insurance, employment, risk management and construction law having presented seminars annually since 1997. He is accredited by the Louisiana State Insurance Commissioner, the American Institute of Architects and the Louisiana Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors to provide continuing education credits to attendees of his seminars.
Awards/Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell – AV Rating

Named “Top Lawyer” by New Orleans Magazine, November 2009, 2011-2015

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2017

Named Louisiana “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012, 2014-2016
Publications

The ADA – Just When You Thought It was Safe To Go Back In The Water: Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys, June 2002

Examining ADA’s Title I and the “Regarded As” Claim, For the Defense; March 2004, p 51

 

 

 

Larry G. Canada visit superlawyers.com

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • University of Alabama, J.D., 1986
  • University of Alabama, Graduate Studies in Chemistry, 1983
  • University of Alabama, B.S., Chemistry, 1979

Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1987 (all state and federal Courts)
  • Texas, 1994
  • Mississippi, 1996 (all state and Federal Courts)
  • Alabama, 1997
  • United States Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit, 1987
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2003
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2010

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Mississippi State Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • The Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF), Committee Chair – Construction
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • Mississippi Association of Builders and Contractors