Richard Arsenault Awarded to The Best Lawyers in America

Attorney Richard Arsenault has been included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He has been recognized for his outstanding work in the fields of Admiralty and Maritime Law and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review, and their methodology is to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues in the field. The survey process is designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of nominees and only the best are selected for inclusion.

For over 40 years, Richard J. Arsenault and his team at Neblett, Beard & Arsenault have fought for the rights of accident injury victims. From vehicle and work related injuries, to defective products and catastrophic fatal accidents, the injury lawyers at our law firm care about the rights of the injured. If you or a loved one have sustained injuries due to the negligence of another person or party, call us right away at (318) 561-2500.

Mr. Richard J. Arsenault has been recognized by multiple law firm review boards. From AVVO to Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Arsenault’s reputation for excellence has been documented for over 40 years. Learn more about Mr. Arsenault by reading below. If you wish to speak with a personal injury attorney at our office, click here to schedule a free consultation.

Perfect 10 AVVO Rating 

AVVO is one of the most prestigious and well respected attorney review boards. From peers to personal clients, Mr. Arsenault has been commemorated for his work and results representing injury victims. In fact, here is what AVVO had to say about Mr. Arsenault and his career as a personal injury lawyer.

Top Rated Lawyer AVVO Award

“Richard has been recognized as one of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by Trial Lawyer Magazine. He was nominated for the 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by the Public Justice Foundation and selected as a 2015 member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. In 2014, he was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as the Trial Lawyer of the Year Civil Plaintiff Finalist. He currently serves as Lead Counsel in the Actos MDL where a jury rendered a historic $9 Billion Punitive Damage verdict against Eli Lilly and Takeda. This has been reported as one of the nation’s largest personal injury verdicts. He subsequently served on the team that negotiated a $2.4 Billion settlement which is the largest single mass tort settlement for a drug still on the market. He is also on the Pinnacle MDL Trial Team where a jury rendered a $502 Million verdict against J&J and DePuy.

The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys selected Richard to receive their Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of Louisiana. The Wall Street Journal has described Richard as having “national notoriety” and as a “big gun” amongst attorneys in competition for leadership roles. BusinessWeek described him as “a Dean of the Louisiana Tort Bar.” The NYTimes has described him as one of the “big players” in the legal community. USA Today featured him as a member of the “Legal Elite,” – a diverse grouping of America’s leading attorneys and the New Orleans Times-Picayune has referred to him as “an authority on class actions.”

Richard’s commitment to legal excellence is reflected in the years of serving as a faculty member for LSU’s Trial Advocacy program, lecturing at judicial colleges and assuming leadership roles in local as well as national bar associations. Recently, the LA Supreme Court appointed him to serve on the Rules of Professional Conduct Class Action Committee. For over 25 years, Richard has held Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating.”

AV Preeminent Rated Attorney Richard J. Arsenault – The Highest Ranking Bestowed Upon an Injury Lawyer

Richard J. Arsenault has also been awarded the level of AV Preeminent, the highest level bestowed upon an injury attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. Here are some highlights from Mr. Arsenault’s AV Preeminent rated profile.

“Listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1993. Faculty Member, Northwestern State University, Litigation, 1983, LSU Law Center, Trial Advocacy Program 1991-2010. President, Alexandria Bar Association, 1991. President, Alexandria Inns of Court, 1992. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Chairman-Admiralty Section). Guest Lecturer, Louisiana Judicial College and Federal Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference. Speeches throughout the United States and Canada on a variety of mass tort, class action, maritime and litigation related topics (over 300 articles and presentations). Recognized in The National Law Journal as having one of the nation’s largest (top 100) verdicts in 2001. Chair, Louisiana State Bar Association’s Annual Class Action/Mass Tort Symposium. Chair, Louisiana State Bar Association’s Annual Admiralty Symposium. AAJ Gulf Coast Oil Spill Litigation Group Co-chair.”

AV Preeminent Award Richard J Arsenault

Memberships: American Bar Association (Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee Port Watch Subcommittee); National Trial Lawyers Association; Louisiana Association for Justice; Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association; Texas Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice; Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute; ATLA Breast Implant Litigation Group; Alexandria Bar Association; American Inns of Court; Louisiana State Bar Association CLE Committee; Louisiana State Bar Association Federal Court Bench-Bar Liaison Committee; Tulane Law School Maritime Seminar Planning Committee 1996/1997.

An Injury Attorney Who Cares About Doing the Right Thing 

If there was ever an example of someone who does the right thing, every time, even when no one else is looking, it may not get any closer than injury attorney Richard J. Arsenault. Throughout his tenured career as an injury lawyer, Mr. Arsenault has made it his professional principle to do right by each and every client he represents. However, Mr. Arsenault takes this principle past his professional career, and lives by the simple principle of being honest, transparent, and doing the right thing… even when no one is looking.

It is because of his ethics that his work as an attorney has helped so many. If you, or a loved one, have been injured in an accident please contact our law firm right away. Our injury lawyers are here for you, and we’re ready to fight for your rights after an accident. Call us now at (318) 516-2500. The call is free, the case review is free. Give us a call now and learn more about your potential right to financial compensation after an injury.