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Peter E. Sperling
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Phone: (504) 599-8015
Fax: (504) 599-8115
Email: Peter E. Sperling
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PRACTICE AREAS
Medical Malpractice & Healthcare
Professional Liability

EDUCATION
Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1986, J.D.

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1981, B.A.

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
Louisiana

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
New Orleans Medical Jurisprudence Committee
International Association of Defense Counsel

AWARDS & HONORS:
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America-Medical Malpractice Law

The Best Lawyers in America - '2013 Lawyer of the Year' - Medical Malpractice/Defendants

Louisiana Super Lawyer

Leadership in Law Award-Top 50 Lawyers in New Orleans, 2007 & 2013

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
Jewish Community Center
- Board of Directors, 2004 - Present
- Executive Committee, 2006 - Present
- Secretary, 2010

Southern Eyebank
- Board of Directors, 2006 - Present
- Vice President, 2009
- President, 2010

Anti-Defamation League
- Board of Directors, 2007 - Present

Ochsner Clinic Board of Pediatric Councilors, 2008-Present

Jewish Family Services
- Board of Directors, 2008-Present

HeartGift New Orleans
- Board of Directors, 2010
- Vice Chairman



Peter Sperling is a founding member of Frilot L.L.C. He leads the Medical Malpractice & Healthcare section at Frilot. For over 20 years, he has represented physicians in virtually every specialty, hospitals, medical schools, nurses, long-term care facilities, dentists and other healthcare providers in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana.

Mr. Sperling understands the complexity of medicine and the ever-changing, highly-regulated healthcare industry. He is extremely familiar with the New Orleans and Louisiana court systems and has handled some of the most significant cases brought against medical professionals in the area. With a unique combination of medical knowledge and accomplished trial skills, Mr. Sperling has gained a strong reputation as a leading advisor in the New Orleans healthcare community.


Mr. Sperling has shared his legal knowledge, experience and expertise with others through seminars, classes and articles. He routinely gives seminars and presentations to area hospital staffs and medical groups on topics such as proper charting and effective communication between healthcare practitioners and patients. Examples of publications and presentation topics include:

Nursing Home Litigation in Louisiana: Defense Perspective

Legal Aspects of Documenting in Medical Records

Ethical Issues, Legal Liability in Your Practice

Twenty Views Examining Louisiana Malpractice Law

Medical Malpractice Handbook (Contributor), New Orleans Bar Association

The Ten Never Evers of a Malpractice Case, Peter E. Sperling, J.D. and Neil Baum, M.D.

Mr. Sperling has extensive trial and appellate experience. In recognition of his trial expertise, he is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.




REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE:

Trial Experience of Peter E. Sperling.