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Burton LeBlanc - Dallas, TX

3102 Oak Lawn AvenueSuite 1100 Dallas, TX 75219 - 4283

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Updated: 07/27/2022

Dallas Environmental Law Lawyer

Overview

Baron and Budd shareholder J. Burton LeBlanc, IV is known throughout Louisiana as a champion of the people and an advocate for individuals who have been harmed by toxic exposure or workplace hazards.

Mr. LeBlanc's background covers the spectrum of environmental law and securities litigation. He has extensive experience litigating complex cases and has represented the State of Louisiana in cases against the oil and gas industry involving the underpayment of severance taxes and royalties.

Mr...

Baron and Budd shareholder J. Burton LeBlanc, IV is known throughout Louisiana as a champion of the people and an advocate for individuals who have been harmed by toxic exposure or workplace hazards.

Mr. LeBlanc's background covers the spectrum of environmental law and securities litigation. He has extensive experience litigating complex cases and has represented the State of Louisiana in cases against the oil and gas industry involving the underpayment of severance taxes and royalties.

Mr. LeBlanc has also represented governmental entities, including the State of Mississippi, in complex consumer fraud litigation. Today Mr. LeBlanc concentrates his practice in the areas of environmental law, securities litigation and asbestos litigation. Mr. LeBlanc and his firm recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for inured working men and women in Louisiana, including multiple jury verdicts over one million dollars.

He is a past president of the Louisiana Association for Justice ("LAJ") f/k/a Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association ("LTLA") and serves on the Executive Committee of the LAJ. He has served on the Council of Directors and the Board of Governors for the LAJ as well as the Committee for the Environmental Law/Toxic Tort Section of the LAJ. He serves as Vice President of the American Association for Justice ("AAJ") f/k/a the American Trial Lawyers Association ("ATLA"), and has previously served as both Treasurer and Parliamentarian. In addition, LeBlanc has been a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Governors of the AAJ, where he was awarded the Wiedemann Wysocki National Finance Council Award two separate times, most recently in July 2010. LeBlanc was also named to a list of top plaintiffs' attorneys compiled by surveys of top defense counsel in September 2010.

He has been a member of the AAJ National Finance Council, a member of the Board of Trustees of the AAJ PAC Committee, chairman of the National Finance Council, a sustaining member of the AAJ, and a member of the Leaders Forum for AAJ. He is a member of the AAJ's Section on Toxic Torts and Business Torts, a committee member of the American Bar Association's Section on Toxic Torts, and a supporting member of the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation.

LeBlanc is a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA, a member of the National Association of Shareholder & Consumer Attorneys (NASCAT), and a frequent lecturer on the issue of environmental law, asbestos and chemical exposure cases. In addition to being a member of the LAJ and AAJ, he is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association, American Bar Association, College of the State Bar of Texas and the Louisiana Bar Foundation.

LeBlanc and his wife are active in the community and serve on multiple boards, including Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge, where LeBlanc served as president.

About Burton LeBlanc

Practice Areas

  • Environmental Law
  • Securities Litigation
  • Asbestos Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice, 2012 - Present (President)
  • American Association for Justice, 2011 - 2012 (Vice President)
  • American Association for Justice, 2011 - Present (Diversity Committee)
  • Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP), 1993 - Present
  • Business Torts Section, 2005 - Present
  • American Association for Justice Leaders Forum, 2004 - Present (Member)
  • American Association for Justice Leaders Forum, 2010 - 2011 (Chair)
  • PAC, 2006 - Present (Board of Trustees)
  • American Association for Justice, 2010 - 2011 (Secretary)
  • Capital Area Community Partnership Panel for the Louisiana Bar Foundation, 2009 - 2012 (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), 2009 - 2010 (Treasurer)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), National Finance Council, 2009 - 2010 (Chair)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), National Finance Council, 2008 - 2009 (Vice Chair)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), National Finance Council, 2006 - Present (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), 2008 - 2009 (Parliamentarian)
  • Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ), 2006 - 2007 (President)
  • Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ), Committee for a Better Future, 2006 (Co-Chair)
  • Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ), Committee for a Better Future, 2009 - 2010 (Co-Chair)
  • Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ), Justice List Committee, 2008 - Present (Chair)
  • Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ), Budget Committee, 2009 - Present
  • Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ), 2010 (Audit Committee)
  • State Trial Lawyers Association for North America, 2006 - 2008 (Secretary/Treasurer & Council of Presidents)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), 2007 - Present (Executive Committee)
  • American Association of Justice for (AAJ),, 2005 - 2008 (Board of Governors)
  • Negotiating Sub-Committee, 2004 - Present
  • Committee of Unsecured Asbestos Creditors, 2004 - Present
  • Communications and Outreach Committee, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation, 2001 - Present
  • Louisiana Supreme Court Committee to Study Financial Assistance To Clients, 2001
  • Committee of Unsecured Asbestos Creditors, 2000 - Present
  • Trust Advisory Committee (T.A.C.)
  • Asbestos Claimants Committee, 2000 - Present
  • Asbestos Claimants Creditor Committee

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1990
    J.D.
  • Louisiana State University, 1987
    B.A.

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Burton LeBlanc

Included on the 2024 Louisiana list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Louisiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Louisiana Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Burton LeBlanc on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Wiedemann Wysocki National Finance Council Award, American Association for Justice, 2007
  • Wiedemann Wysocki National Finance Council Award, American Association for Justice, 2010

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Office Information

Address

3102 Oak Lawn AvenueSuite 1100 Dallas, TX 75219 - 4283

Fax

  • 225-768-7999

Office Hours

24 Hours

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