Paul J. Masinter Appointed Co-Chair of the Programs Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law
New Orleans, August 4, 2008 - New Orleans lawyer Paul J. Masinter has been appointed 2008-2009 Co-Chair of the Programs Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law. This subcommittee provides programming opportunities for its members.
Paul J. Masinter is a member of Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. and concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, toxic tort, products liability and securities litigation and arbitration. He handles cases involving breach of contract claims and unfair trade practices. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and all Louisiana federal and state courts.
He is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law and the American Bar Association Section of Litigation. He is the former newsletter chair of the Committee on Business and Corporate Litigation of the ABA Section of Business Law. He also is the former chair of the Business Torts Subcommittee of the Committee. He is a member of the Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations. He has acted as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He is the past president and a current board member of Save Our Cemeteries, Inc. He is the President of the Board of Commissioners of the City Park Improvement Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. and the Board of Trustees of Trinity Episcopal School.
With more than 413,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.
Founded in 1929, Stone Pigman has earned its reputation representing national, regional and local businesses in a full range of litigation and business matters, including corporate, securities, real estate, intellectual property, health care, tax and estate planning.