Phil Wittmann Inducted into Tulane Law School Hall of Fame
Phil Wittmann was inducted into the Tulane Law School Hall of Fame on March 27, 2015. Selections for the Hall of Fame are made by an alumni committee, in consultation with the dean, based on the nominees’ distinguished professional achievements and enduring dedication to the mission and students of Tulane Law School. The other inductees were Darryl Berger, Judge Edith Brown Clement, Judge W. Eugene Davis, Dean Ray Forrester, Professor Emeritus Hoffman Fuller, Jerry Mashaw, Rod West and Chief Justice Edward White.
During more than 50 years of practice, Mr. Wittmann has handled a range of complex commercial litigation, representing some of the largest global corporations operating in Louisiana. He is an internationally recognized civil defense attorney and has defended class actions, toxic tort litigation and products liability suits. He is a past president of the New Orleans Bar Association and has served the profession in numerous other positions, including as chair of the Louisiana State Board of Legal Specialization and as a member of the House of Delegates of both the American Bar Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association.