“In addition to hiring a good lawyer who will fight for them, I understand that many clients are looking for their lawyer to be creative in seeking economic, business-oriented solutions to their cases. I see myself as a lawyer/business partner, always mindful of the business nature of my relationships with clients.”
Neil Abramson is a registered Louisiana Lobbyist and an environmental litigator. He advocates on behalf of energy and environmental companies in legislative matters, including policies that promote increased economic growth and industrial development. Neil has recently worked with clients on policies involving renewable matters including carbon capture projects. Neil draws on his experience as the State Representative for the 98th District of Louisiana for 12 years as well as his involvement with the House Ways & Means Committee, the House Civil Law Committee, the Louisiana Commerce and Industry Board, and the Louisiana Law Institute Civil Procedure Committee.
Neil’s environmental experience includes representing businesses in difficult cases involving toxic torts, class action litigation, insurance coverage and defense litigation, maritime personal injury, and products liability. His clients are often chemical manufacturers facing high-stakes class action cases involving the release of chemicals.
Companies in the manufacturing, energy and product sectors rely on Neil. For example, he regularly defends petroleum companies, chemical manufacturers and product developers in personal injury and property damage claims, including short term toxic exposures, long term occupational chemical exposures and product liability claims and has also counseled and represented clients regarding indemnity and insurance coverage matters.
In the indemnity and insurance-related portion of his practice, Neil has represented small and large businesses both in defense of and in prosecution of claims involving defense, indemnity and insurance relating to both personal injury and property damages cases. He has also represented domestic and foreign insurance companies both in defense of and on coverage issues relating to personal injury and property damages.
Neil served as the State Representative for New Orleans (2008 to 2020)
“Neil Abramson, in particular, of Liskow & Lewis did an outstanding job representing us, with excellent local expertise in the law, courts, judiciary, and legal landscape. We will definitely use him again.” – Best Lawyers Client Comment, 2022