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Campbell E. Wallace
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Phone: 504.599.8054
Fax: 504.599.8114
Email: Campbell E. Wallace
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PRACTICE AREAS
Energy & Environmental
Mass Tort & Class Actions
Products Liability
Construction Law
Insurance Coverage
Trucking
Professional Liability
Admiralty & Maritime
Toxic Tort & Mass Tort Litigation

REPRESENTATION OF THE FOLLOWING CLIENTS:
Assurant
Best Western International, Inc.
Brenntag North America, Inc.
Citgo Petroleum Corporation
Coastal Chemical Co., LLC
ExxonMobil
GE
Kerr-McGee
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
Knight Transportation, Inc.
McDonald's Corporation
National Transportation Adjusters
Stanley Black & Decker
Stewart Enterprises
Swift Transportation of Arizona
Travelers
United States Liability Insurance Group

EDUCATION
Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1978, J.D.

Emory University, 1975, B.A.

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
Louisiana
Mississippi
U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Sixth Eleventh Circuits

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation

Defense Research Institute (Product Liability, Trucking and Coverage)

Trucking Insurance Defense Association (TIDA)

American Bar Association (Insurance Coverage, Trucking and Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Sections)

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance ('CLM')

AWARDS & HONORS:
AV-rated for over 25 years, with a special AV-rating in Mass Tort

Louisiana Super Lawyer, Personal Injury Defense and Products Liability

Defense Liaison Counsel, Asbestos Drilling Mud cases, 4th JDC, State of Louisiana

Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP)



Frilot partner Campbell E. Wallace focuses on defense of corporate and insurance clients in personal injury and commercial litigation. Mr. Wallace specializes in the defense of class actions, wrongful death, and personal injury suits against manufacturers in product liability and toxic tort suits, including cases involving asbestos exposure and trucking litigation. He has extensive experience dealing with insurance coverage disputes, including complex cases that occurred as a result of Hurricane Katrina with claims ranging from $7 million to $50 million, and bad faith litigation. Mr. Wallace has also handled environmental disputes, handling claims on behalf of refineries seeking to recover cleanup costs and other expenses resulting from a release of chemicals. And, he has represented a multinational funeral company that sustained $46 million of damage during Hurricane Katrina.

Mr. Wallace has been an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at Tulane University School of Law since 1991. His publications include a chapter entitled Opinion & Expert Testimony, Louisiana Civil Trial Procedure (West 1997); Whatever Happened to Tort Reform: Recent Developments in Louisiana Product Liability Law, 39 Louisiana Bar Journal 375 (1991); Louisiana Tort Reform: Are Happy Days Here Yet for Defendants in Louisiana? 46 Louisiana Bar Journal 396 (1999); Spoliation of Evidence: A Compendium of State and Federal Law, Defense Research Institute, Chapter Author: Louisiana (2006); and Hurricane: Business Interruption, University of Texas-Austin (December 7, 2006);Kicking the Habit; Strategies to Challenge a Claimant's Painkiller Damages, DRI, In Transit, Vol. 16, Issue 1 (2012);Recent Developments in Toxic Tort and Products Liability in Louisiana, Tulane University School of Law (2011-2013); A Defendant's 'Bag of Tricks' in a Toxic Tort Case: Practice Pointers on Procedural Maneuvers and Strategies to Attack and Limit a Plaintiff's Recovery, CLM (2013); Aggregate Products Litigation in the US: Whirlpool v Glazer and Developments in Class actions and MDLs in Products and Consumer Fraud Matters, Who's Who Legal (2014).

Mr. Wallace has been an active lecturer for professional and industry groups including seminars such as Product Liability Update, Toxic Tort Law in Louisiana, Insurance Law: Third Party Coverage in Louisiana, Bad Faith Litigation, Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics in Louisiana, Finding, Preparing and Using Your Expert in Federal Court, and Insurance Coverage Post-Katrina.




REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE:

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