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Louisiana mediator Thomas Foutz
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Thomas K. Foutz
1100 Poydras Street
Suite 2900
New Orleans, LA 70163

Tel: (504) 237-3183
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Thomas K. Foutz has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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A full-time neutral since 1993, Tom Foutz has mediated over 3000 matters covering a wide range of cases including personal injury, maritime, product liability, medical malpractice, business and commercial disputes, employment matters, and hurricane claims. Mr. Foutz also conducts jury focus groups and mock trials, chairs medical review panels, and offers ADR-related seminars.

Mr. Foutz began his legal career in law school as a clerk for the Honorable Lansing L. Mitchell, United States District Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana. Following graduation, he specialized in litigation, first at Jones Walker and later with Jack Martzell and Wendell Gauthier.

An AV-rated attorney, Mr. Foutz has been selected by fellow attorneys and mediators for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in alternative dispute resolution. A former teacher and college administrator, Mr. Foutz has taught as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School (Mediation and Arbitration) and Tulane University School of Law (Trial Advocacy).


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Mr. Foutz graduated from Tulane University School of Law in 1980, where he was a member of the Tulane Law Review. He was a recipient of the Rittenberg- Weinstein Law Review Award, presented to the member with the most published material of high quality.


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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An AV-rated attorney, Mr. Foutz was selected by fellow attorneys and mediators for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in alternative dispute resolution. He is past chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s ADR Section and the New Orleans Bar Association’s ADR Committee. Mr. Foutz also served as a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates.


Rates: Hourly: $395; Administration: $295/party
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