Alex Baynham
Alex
Alexander J. "Alex" Baynham
Associate, New Orleans
Hancock Whitney Center
701 Poydras Street
Suite 5000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139

Overview

Alex Baynham is a member of the firm’s Maritime, Oilfield, and Insurance practice area focusing on personal injury litigation and related contractual indemnity disputes. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to The Honorable Chief Judge Dee D. Drell of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

Since working at Liskow & Lewis, Alex has been extensively involved in every aspect of litigating cases.  He routinely conducts discovery in personal injury matters, which involves interviewing witnesses, requesting and subpoenaing documents from medical and third-party providers, and defending clients against improper requests.  Alex is also heavily involved in motion practice and recently drafted a successful exception of no cause of action which completely dismissed a client from a multi-million dollar case.  He has also conducted several inspections and investigations related to ongoing litigation including: vehicle accidents, sinking vessels, barge fires, and vessel collisions.  He has also taken and defended over 30 depositions in various litigation matters and was involved in an arbitration over an indemnity dispute.  

Alex received his Juris Doctor and Degree in Comparative Law, magna cum laude, from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University in 2015. While in law school, he served as a Senior Editor for the Louisiana Law Review. Alex received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, summa cum laude, from Louisiana State University in 2012.

Involvement

Community

  • New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center, Board of Directors
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout

Recognition

  • Pro Bono Service Good Apple Honoree, Louisiana Appleseed Good Apple Gala

Publications

After Hours

"My wife, Paige, and I love to travel.  We enjoy seeing the world and making new friends in the process, but New Orleans is our true love.  The food, the people, our families and, most of all, Mardi Gras make life spectacular.  If you’re interested in visiting, give me a ring!"