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650 Poydras Street, Suite 2600
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 504-581-4445
Fax: 504-581-4440
E-Mail: LNS@shieldsmott.com
www.shieldsmott.com
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Established: 1995

Practice Areas
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Surety Defense
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About Us
Shields | Mott L.L.P. specializes in litigation and business transactions. The firm has an extensive practice including construction law, surety and insurance defense, labor and employment law, products liability, general commercial litigation, bankruptcy, real estate and zoning law, communications systems regulation, general corporate matters and intellectual property matters.

The firm prides itself in vigorously and aggressively representing its clients in the courtroom, at the negotiating table, and in the halls of government. Moreover, our size enables us to respond quickly and cost effectively to the needs of every client. Shields | Mott is a progressive law firm designed to handle sophisticated business transactions and litigation while developing and maintaining close working relationships with our clients.

State-of-the-art computer and communications systems provide the firm with the ability to quickly respond to a client's most complex legal and business requirements. The firm uses the latest case management, legal research and litigation support software, including computerized document handling for large-scale litigation. The lawyers of Shields | Mott are dedicated to excellence, regardless of the size of the matter at hand. More detailed information about our services is available upon request. We encourage you to find out more about our lawyers and our track record in servicing business and individual clients.

Firm Affiliations: American Arbitration Association; American Bar Association; Associated Builders and Contractors; Associated General Contractors; Defense Research Institute; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Surety Association of Louisiana; National Bond Claims Association; Surety Claims Institute; Construction Financial Management Association; Pearlman Association
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
CGU Surety CompanyEmployers Mutual Casualty Company
Great American Insurance CompanyHCC Surety Group
Insurance Company of the State of PennsylvaniaLiberty Mutual Insurance Company
Ohio Casualty Insurance CompanyRLI Insurance Company
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Personnel Information
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Lloyd N. Shields
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:LNS@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1977
Memberships:
  • American and Louisiana State Bar Associations
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.Arch., 1974
  • Tulane University, M.Arch., 2004
  • Tulane University, J.D., 1977
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Norman A. Mott, III
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:MofoMotz@aol.com
Admitted
  • Mississippi, 1976
  • Louisiana, 1977
  • Texas, 1992
Memberships:
  • American, Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • The Mississippi Bar
Education:
  • Princeton University, A.B., 1972
  • The University of Mississippi, J.D., 1976
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Elizabeth L. Gordon
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:ELGordon@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1992
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.S., 1986
  • Loyola University, J.D., 1992
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Andrew G. Vicknair
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:AGVicknair@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2003
  • Texas, 2003
  • New York, 2009
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Education:
  • Louisiana Tech University, B.S., 1997
  • Loyola University, J.D., 2002
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Adrian A. D'Arcy
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:AADarcy@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2004
Education:
  • University College Dublin, B.A., 1990
  • Loyola University, J.D., 2004
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Jeffrey K. Prattini
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:JKPrattini@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2006
Education:
  • Louisiana State University and A & M College, B.A., 1996
  • Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2006
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Ashley B. Robinson
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:ABRobinson@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2007
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 2004
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 2007
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Jessica R. Derenbecker
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:JRDerenbecker@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2009
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 2006
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2009
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Michael S. Blackwell
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:MSBlackwell@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2009
Education:
  • University of South Alabama, B.A., 2005
  • Loyola University, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2009
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Adrienne C. May
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:ACMay@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2013
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2010
  • Tulane University, J.D., 2013
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Jessica A. Roberts
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:JARoberts@shieldsmott.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2012
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.A., 2008
  • Tulane University, M.S., 2009
  • Tulane University, J.D., 2012
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