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650 Poydras Street, Suite 2700
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 504-410-2795
Fax: 504-410-2796
E-Mail: attorneys@provostylaw.com
www.provostylaw.com
Practice Areas
About Us
Client Information
Personnel

Practice Areas
  • General Civil Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Casualty Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Oil and Gas
  • Complex Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Antitrust
  • Corporate Law
  • International Law
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Sports Law
  • Copyright and Trademark Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Public Entities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Health Care
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Mediation
  • Business Transactions
  • Road Hazard Defense
  • Merchant Liability
  • Multi-District Litigation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Government Contacts
  • International, Local and Interstate Transactional Litigation
  • Expropriation
  • Entertainment and Media Law
  • Healthcare Professional Liability
  • Healthcare Licensing
  • Healthcare and Medical Malpractice Liability
  • Federal and State Employment Practices and Law
  • State Constitutional Law
  • Domestic and International Arbitration
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About Us
Based in New Orleans, Louisiana, Provosty & Gankendorff, L.L.C. is a full service law firm that represents foreign and domestic businesses, entertainers and athletes, insurance companies, and medical and legal professionals in a number of highly specialized areas of the law.
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Client Information
Corporate Clients
Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SERaven Energy, L.L.C.
Solomon Group Entertainment, L.L.C.Wright Enrichment, Inc.
Insurance Clients
AIGAlterra Specialty Insurance Company / Markel
Berkley Life Sciences, L.L.C.Canopius Managing Agents Limited
Cathedral Underwriting, Ltd.Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London
Fleming & Hall, LTDQBE European Operations
State of Louisiana, Office of Risk ManagementWestfield Insurance Company
Third Party Administrators
Affirmative Risk Management, Inc.American Claims Services, Inc.
Burns & Wilcox Ltd.SyNerGy Adjusting Corporation
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Personnel Information
Partners
Henry St. Paul Provosty
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:hprovosty@provostylaw.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • New Orleans Mariners Club (President, 1997-1998)
  • Houston Mariners Club
  • National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices
  • Louisiana Surplus Line Association
  • Louisiana Claims Association
  • New Orleans Claims Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • University of Oregon, B.S., 1980
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1983
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Edgar D. Gankendorff
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:egankendorff@provostylaw.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • American, Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • New Orleans Mariners Club
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1987
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1990
Honors:
Phi Sigma Alpha
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Christophe B. Szapary
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:cszapary@provostylaw.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • World Trade Center of New Orleans
Education:
  • Duke University, B.A., 1991
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1998
  • Tulane University Law School, M.A., 2001
Language:
  • French
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Eric R. G. Belin
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:ebelin@provostylaw.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American, Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce
Education:
  • Université Jean Moulin Faculté de Droit, LL.M., 1990
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1996
Language:
  • French
  • German
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Senior Associate
Lena D. Giangrosso
New Orleans, LA
E-Mail:lgiangrosso@provostylaw.com
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2008
  • Texas, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • American, Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board Hearing Committee
Education:
  • Rutgers University, Douglass College, B.A. (with honors), 2002
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2008
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