Richard W. Wolff

Cole C. Frazier

701 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

M 225 383 3796

F 225 343 9612

Richard W. Wolff is a trial and appellate attorney who practices in state, federal and appellate courts in Louisiana. He represents clients in insurance disputes, complex litigation, product liability, construction defects, personal injury, wrongful death and premises liability. Richard’s experience includes the handling of plaintiff and defense cases from the initial client consultation through trial.  In his motion practice, Richard is often on the defense team that handles larger and more complex product and premises liability claims in the defense of clients.  These include construction companies, manufacturers and suppliers of products and insurance providers of individuals involved in motor vehicle collisions and premises liability claims. Often these claims are brought against national corporations. Richard’s clients know him as being accessible, responsive and forthright.
Additional practice:
  • Personal Injury

Representative Experience

Richard’s legal services include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Representation of insurers in first party hurricane litigation, including insurance coverage disputes involving property damage and bad faith suits.
  • Representation of manufacturers and distributors in product liability litigation, including equipment failures, fire loss, design defect, asbestos and other personal injury and property damage claims.
  • Representation of building and land owners in merchant and premises liability litigation, including slip and fall, trip and fall, hazardous condition, unreasonably dangerous condition, and other personal injury and property damage claims.
  • Representation of employers and insurers in personal injury litigation, including automobile accidents, semi-truck (18-wheeler) litigation and other personal injury claims arising out of an individual’s employment status.

Professional Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association (2012)
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association (2012)

Honors Awards

  • 2020 Rising Star in Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • 2021 Rising Star in Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • 2022 Rising Star in Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • 2024 Rising Star in Louisiana Super Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge Board of Trustees (2019 - Present)


  • J.D., Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2012
  • B.A., Louisiana State University, 2009
    – Major: Political Science
    – Minor: History
    – Minor: Sociology


  • Louisiana State and City Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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