Attorney J. Patrick Henessy


  • Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Business and Oil and Gas Litigation


  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts:
    • Western District of Louisiana
    • Middle District of Louisiana
    • Eastern District of Louisiana
    • Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association for Justice (Member, Board of Governors, 1985-1988)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Law Clerk, Court of Appeal, Second Circuit, State of Louisiana, 1974-1975


  • Louisiana Tech University (B.A., 1970)
  • Louisiana State University (J.D., 1974)

Super Lawyers
Seriously Outstanding
only 5% selected each year


Survey Of State Class Action Law

Patrick Hennessy is a nationally recognized expert on class action litigation.  He is the author of the Louisiana section of the Annual Survey of State Class Action Law published annually by The American Bar Association.  To read his 2011 submission to this distinguished journal, please click here.

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Of Counsel
Attorney Alan Stegall

     Alan Stegall has practiced law in Shreveport, Louisiana since 1999. During that time, he has represented people injured in car wrecks and other personal injury cases, and he has represented people in criminal matters, including DWIs. He is licensed in both Louisiana and Texas, and is a member of the Louisiana Association for Justice, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice.



2007 J. Patrick Hennessy