MICHAEL J. (MIKE) VONDENSTEIN began his legal career as a Law Clerk to United States District Judge A.J. McNamara, Eastern District of Louisiana, from 1982-83. Thereafter, he was engaged in a ligation practice for 37 years at Hailey, McNamara, Hall, Larmann & Papale LLP, where he served as a Managing Partner, with an emphasis in oilfield litigation, admiralty/maritime law, contractual indemnity and insurance coverage (including Commercial General Liability, Commercial Property, Workers’ Compensation/Employers’ Liability, Protection & Indemnity, Claims-Made Errors & Omissions, and Excess/Umbrella), general casualty litigation, construction defects, products liability, professional liability, including medical malpractice and errors & omissions claims against architects, engineers, insurance agents and brokers, in Louisiana state and federal district courts and courts of appeal.
Past Secretary-Treasurer, Louisiana Conference of Court of Appeal Judges
Past President, Louisiana City Court Judges Association
Past President, St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers’ Association
Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation
Emeritus Member, Loyola Law Visiting Committee
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating: AV® PreeminentTM (Highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards).
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