Stanley has practiced since 1981 in the areas of maritime, oilfield, energy, and commercial litigation. His experience includes personal injury, death, collision, allision, cargo, toxic tort, insurance, lease, liens, condominium law, and business litigation in state and federal courts.
From our New Orleans office, Stanley focuses on several insurance coverage practice areas including marine insurance coverage, construction defect liability coverage, and property insurance coverage.
Stanley’s practice is concentrated in admiralty and business litigation. He has trial experience in the Federal and State Courts throughout Louisiana. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; and all Louisiana Federal and State Courts.
Stanley has been involved in numerous professional and civic activities. Most recently, he served as the president of the New Orleans Bar Association for the 2008-2009 term. He has served in numerous leadership capacities with the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and General Practice Section, and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He is a former President and Secretary-Treasurer of the American Counsel Association, an organization of U.S. and foreign attorneys and firms. Additionally, Stanley is a past President of the Tulane Inn of Court and the Tulane Alumni Association. He is also a member of the Sugar Bowl, and has served multiple terms on that body’s executive committee. He is currently President of the Sugar Bowl.