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Laura M. Mayes, Associate

Laura M. Mayes

Contact Info

LMayes@PerrierLacoste.com
Direct Phone: 504-212-8838
Direct Fax: 504-212-8862

Laura Mayes was raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania.  She graduated from York College of Pennsylvania in 1999, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, along with minors in Speech Communication and English.  Ms. Mayes subsequently moved to New Orleans and earned her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University School of Law in 2003.

After graduating from law school, Ms. Mayes moved to Baltimore, Maryland and worked for local defense firms handling products liability, asbestos, and toxic tort cases in Maryland and Washington D.C.  Ms. Mayes also worked for the Washington D.C. office of national insurance defense law firm litigating medical, nursing home, and professional malpractice cases.

Since earning admission to the Louisiana State Bar, Ms. Mayes has represented clients in both state and federal courts in Louisiana. Ms. Mayes has litigated numerous insurance defense cases involving trucking accidents, construction defect claims, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability claims, products liability cases, general civil litigation, and insurance coverage issues.

Ms. Mayes is licensed to practice law in Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.  Laura also has been admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Ms. Mayes is currently a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

In her spare time, Ms. Mayes enjoys traveling and running.  Although a New Orleanian, she remains an avid fan of her hometown teams, the Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Eagles.

Education

Loyola University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2003
York College of Pennsylvania, BA, Political Science, 1999

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia Bar
Louisiana State Bar
Maryland State Bar
Pennsylvania State Bar
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
Themis Advocates Group

Practice Areas

Construction Defect, General Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Defense, Premises Liability, Products Liability