GERTLER LAW FIRM
In 1975, Judge David Gertler and his son, M. H. “Mike” Gertler, founded the law firm of Gertler & Gertler. Louis Gertler joined the law firm in the 1990’s and Josh Gertler joined in 2010. Today, the Gertler Law Firm, LLP, is a prominent New Orleans law firm in the field of toxic torts, product liability and personal injury.
In the state of Louisiana, the Gertler firm prosecuted some of the first asbestos personal injury suits including mesothelioma and asbestosis claims, the first silicosis suits, and the first product liability suits against respirator manufacturers.
The Gertler Law Firm also was a leader in a group of prominent Louisiana law firms that obtained a groundbreaking and unprecedented judgment against the tobacco industry, which ordered the tobacco companies to establish a $241 million cessation program for the citizens of Louisiana.
Clients of the Gertler Law Firm
Over the past decades, the Gertler Law Firm has represented thousands of clients in many diverse areas of the law. Its clients have included the plant workers at the local Johns-Manville and National Gypsum plants, and foundry workers throughout Louisiana.
The attorneys with the Gertler Law Firm have attained impressive results for their clients. Their achievements have earned the Gertler firm membership in the Million Dollars Advocates Forum as a result of numerous damage awards in excess of one million dollars.
Leaders & Contributors
The lawyers at the Gertler firm have been recognized as leaders in their field. The partners have taught seminars sponsored by Mealey’s and the Louisiana Association For Justice. In addition, they have taught trial advocacy skills at Tulane Law School.
The Gertler Law Firm has extensive appellate experience including in the Louisiana Supreme Court and The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as in appellate courts in other states. The attorneys with the Gertler Law Firm have litigated dozens of reported decisions.
The Gertler Law Firm seeks justice for its clients. It litigates its cases with a strong sense of compassion, integrity and a dedication to protecting the rights of its clients.