ROBERT KENNEDY JR.

SHAREHOLDER

Mr. Kennedy’s practice primarily involves the areas of construction law, including the preparation of front-end documents, liens and lien related litigation, and construction defect litigation; environmental and toxic tort litigation, including legacy lawsuits; oil and gas litigation; and general representation of municipalities.  Mr. Kennedy also has experience in commercial litigation, professional malpractice, tort and other civil litigation. He received undergraduate degrees in Finance and Accounting from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He obtained his law degree from Louisiana State University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Louisiana Law Review. Mr. Kennedy was admitted to practice in 1992. Before joining the firm in 1994, he served two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Tom Stagg, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and by SuperLawyers. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and a Senior Master in the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, and has served as an associate editor of the Shreveport Bar Review.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Construction Law, including the Preparation of Front-End Documents, Liens and Lien Related Litigation, and Construction Defect Litigation
  • Environmental and Toxic Tort Litigation, including Legacy lawsuits
  • Expropriation
  • Municipal Litigation
  • Civil Litigation (in both Federal and State Courts)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1994

EDUCATION

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Honors: Member, Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: Louisiana Law Review, Member
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Major: Finance and Accounting

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court

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Phone:
318.227.7726

Fax:
318.227.7850

Email:
robert.kennedy@cookyancey.com

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