Since 1996, Céleste has been representing insurers and providing coverage advice in connection with a variety of matters, including direct action claims, environmental and latent injury claims, business torts, and employment-related claims.
From our New Orleans office, Céleste focuses on several insurance coverage practice areas including third-party insurance coverage, general liability, environmental and toxic tort liability coverage, and marine insurance coverage.
Céleste represents insurers in connection with insurance coverage and bad faith disputes involving a variety of matters including environmental and latent injury claims, business torts, and labor- and employment-related claims. In addition, she has significant experience representing insurers as direct action defendants in litigation in Louisiana.
Céleste graduated from Tulane University Law School in 1994. During law school, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Veronica Wicker at the United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. Prior to joining Lugenbuhl, Celeste served as a staff attorney for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana.