George A. Wright

Associate
701 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

M 225 383 3796

F 225 343 9612

George Wright maintains a defense-oriented practice that focuses on insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, and admiralty/maritime law. He grew up all over the country with a military family but settled in South Louisiana after law school.  In law school George received the CALI award in Personal Injury and Death. He also obtained Tulane University’s Certificate of Maritime Law.  George’s entire career is centered around litigation and he is experienced with matters from pre-suit negotiation through the completion of trial, all with a mindset of lowering his client’s exposure and expenses.  

Representative Experience

  • Orchestrated the total risk transfer, via tender of defense and indemnity, for an insurance client in an offshore case involving several severely injured plaintiffs;
  • Obtained the complete dismissal of a plaintiff’s claims, to include claims for damages related to a surgery, through an exception of prescription related to plaintiff’s failure to abide by the Code of Civil Procedure;
  • Obtained a complete dismissal, via summary judgment, of a plaintiff’s claims under the Louisiana Products Liability Act based on plaintiff’s failure to establish the manufacturer’s identity;
  • Represented skilled nursing facilities against actions covered by the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act as well as against actions that sound in tort, to include premises liability and hazardous conditions;
  • Represented off-shore service, rental, and staffing companies against various maritime and admiralty claims filed in state and federal court; and

Professional Affiliations

  • The Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court - Social Committee Chair
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana - Website Committee
  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Education

Tulane University Law School, JD, 2014

cum laude

-Maritime Certificate
-CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Personal Injury & Death
-Tulane Maritime Law Journal Managing Editor

Bradley University, B.S., 2010

-Dean’s List
-President’s Scholarship Award
-Lambda Chi Alpha Scholastic Award

Admissions

  • All Louisiana State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana

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