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Brooke Tigchelaar focuses her practice on litigation involving high net worth individuals and closely held businesses, which often involves fiduciary and information privacy issues. She has considerable experience in commercial litigation, including products liability, class actions, and oil and gas disputes. Brooke's contributions to several notable firm victories include the successful defense of a lawsuit involving alleged imprudence in the operation and drilling of two oil wells.  Brooke is certified as a family and divorce mediator and is skilled in both litigation and dispute resolution.

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

  • Louisiana Bar Foundation Fellow.
  • American Bar Association member.
  • Federal Bar Association member.
  • Louisiana State Bar Association member.
  • New Orleans Bar Association member.
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association member.
  • Jefferson Bar Association member.
  • St. Tammany Bar Association member.
  • DRI member.
  • Junior League of New Orleans member.
  • New Orleans Pro Bono Project volunteer.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Star 2012 – 2018.
  • New Orleans Magazine "Top Lawyer" 2013 – 2021.

News & Events

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Capabilities

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana Federal and State Courts

Education

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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