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A.J. Krouse
Partner

Phone: (504) 599-8016
Fax: (504) 599-8116
Email: A.J. Krouse
 

PRACTICE AREAS
Alternative Dispute                   Resolution (ADR)
Construction Law
Health Care
Labor & Employment
Maritime
Mass Tort & Class Actions

EDUCATION
Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1984, J.D. Honors: Moot Court Board

Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1977, B.A.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
Louisiana - 1984
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana - 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit - 1986
U.S. Supreme Court - 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit - 2010

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Louisiana, American, New Orleans and Federal Bar Associations
Louisiana Bar Foundation, Fellow
The Maritime Law Association, Proctor
Thomas More Inn of Court
LSBA Assistant Bar Examiner (Constitutional Law)
International Legal Technology Association (ILTA)
LSBA CLE Committee

AWARDS & HONORS
AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2018

Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP)

Leaders in Law Award, New Orleans Top 50 Attorneys, 2011, 2017

Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA)

Fellow - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, International Arbitration & Mediation Center - London, England (FCIArb Designation No 022054)

Fellow, Academy of Court Appointed Masters (ACAM)
Fellow, American College of e-Neutrals

Distinguished Neutral, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (Franchise and Insurance Panels)(CPR)

Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators

Certified Mediator, International Medication Institute (IMI)

A.J. Krouse is a founding member of Frilot LLC. Mr. Krouse was selected for the 2011 and 2017 City Business’ “Leadership in Law” Award, recognizing the Top 50 lawyers in New Orleans. Frilot LLC has been recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms in Louisiana First-Tier Rankings” in 2016 - U.S. News & World Report. He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, including health care, construction, commercial, employment, class actions/mass torts, environmental and maritime law. Mr. Krouse has been appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Louisiana since 2006. He also represents clients in various forms of alternative dispute resolution and has been selected to arbitrate and mediate disputes for other litigants. He has been selected as a court appointed special master. He was designated as a “Master Mediator” by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) in 2015.

He is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery, mediation and arbitration issues. He is a trainer of mediators and arbitrators and on the faculty of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) University and American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Dispute Resolution Service. He serves as Chair of AHLA’s Program Planning Committee.

Mr. Krouse served in the United States Army, Military Police Corps, from 1977 to 1981 as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer and Battalion Adjutant. He was Honorably Discharged as a Captain in the United States Army in September 1981. He served as a federal judicial extern, and federal judicial law clerk from 1983 to 1985 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He has been selected by the United States District Court Western District of Pennsylvania to the eDiscovery Special Masters' Panel. He is a co-author of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitrations (4th Ed. 2017)


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE:

Federal and State Cases