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Representative Matters

Defense of valve and pump manufacturers in Louisiana asbestos litigation.

Defense of major oil and gas producers in royalty underpayment litigation.

Defense of major specialty food product manufacturer in connection with a supply contract dispute.

Defense of shareholders in corporate disputes involving claims for involuntary dissolution and breach of duty.

Defense of buyer of commercial property in suit seeking cancellation of act of sale.

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional and Civic Activities

Ms. Tigchelaar is a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation.  She is a member of the Mass Torts Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, where she serves as Co-Chair for the Membership and Diversity Sub-Committee.  She is a member of the Federal, American, Louisiana State, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Jefferson and St. Tammany Bar Associations and DRI.  Ms. Tigchelaar is a member of the Junior League of New Orleans.  She also volunteers with the New Orleans Pro Bono Project.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

Ms. Tigchelaar has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine and as a "Top Lawyer" by New Orleans magazine. 

News & Events

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Practice areas

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana Federal and State Courts


Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008

  • William Crowe Scholar
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Board member, Loyola Moot Court
  • St. Thomas More Inn of Court

Tulane University, cum laude, B.A. in Communication, 2004

Family and Divorce Certified Mediator, the Mediation Institute, 2017

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