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Melissa Rome Harris - New Orleans, LA

909 Poydras StreetSuite 2800 New Orleans, LA 70112

Updated: 08/27/2021

New Orleans Litigation & Appeals Lawyer


Melissa joined Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. in 2008. She received her Bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in Sociology from Loyola University New Orleans in 2003. She then attended Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans and graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor in 2006. While at Loyola, Melissa served as a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.

Melissa is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana...

About Melissa Rome Harris

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate

Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Toxic Torts
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Personal Injury - Defense


  • 100%

Representative Cases

  • Pontchartrain Nat. Gas Sys. v. Tex. Brine Co., 317 So. 3d 715 (La. App. 1st Cir. 2020)
  • Couvillion Group, L.L.C. v. Plaquemines Parish Gov’t, 286 So. 3d 1129 (La. App. 4th Cir. 2019).
  • CCNO McDonogh 16, LLC v. R4 MCNO Acquisition, LLC, 259 So. 3d 1077 (La. App. 4th Cir. 2018)


Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2008

Other Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, 2006 - Present (Member)
  • New Orleans Bar Association, 2008 - Present (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Office and Adobe for Lawyers, National Business Institute, June 26, 2015

Past Positions

  • Delta Title Corporation, Attorney, 2007 - 2008


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    Honors: cum laude
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    B.A. Sociology
    Honors: magna cum laude


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • James M. Garner, Darnell Bludworth, Kevin M. McGlone & Melissa R. Harris, Chambers Global Practice Guide, eDiscovery & Disclosure – USA Law & Practice (2019).

Office Information


909 Poydras StreetSuite 2800 New Orleans, LA 70112


  • 504-299-2313

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