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Elizabeth B. "Libby" McIntosh
Associate, New Orleans
Hancock Whitney Center
701 Poydras Street
Suite 5000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139


Libby is an associate practicing in the firm’s New Orleans office. She has experience representing a variety of maritime clients in Jones Act claims, general maritime law torts, vessel arrest and attachment, collisions, and contractual disputes in both state and federal courts. She has also advised clients on maritime contract matters such as drafting vessel charters, purchase and sale agreements, and master services agreements. Libby has experience in both pre-trial, trial, and post-trial matters including pre-trial motion practice, depositions, trial and appeals.


  • Representing vessel owners and operators in personal injury actions and contract disputes, including extensive pre-trial motion practice;

  • Representing vessel owners and creditors in maritime arrest and attachment actions;

  • Representing vessel owners and service providers in drafting and negotiating master services agreements;

  • Representing purchasers and sellers in drafting and negotiating vessel purchase and equipment contracts. 


  • Dean’s Medal, 2015

  • Order of the Coif

  • Charles Janvier II Award for Production Excellence, 2015, Tulane Law Review Vol. 88-89

  • Highest Grade in Civil Procedure, Obligations I, Obligations II, Business Enterprises, Constitutional Law: First Amendment, U.S. Constitutional History, Admiralty I, and Admiralty II

After Hours

“When not at work you can find me kayaking in the South Louisiana swamps, spending the weekend at the beach, or training for my next goal--completing the rim-to-rim hike at the Grand Canyon.”