February 22, 2019
Abbott Selected by New Orleans CityBusiness to 2019 Leadership in Law Class
FormanWatkins is proud to announce that Charles Abbott has been selected by New Orleans CityBusiness to its 2019 Leadership in Law class. Each year New Orleans CityBusiness recognizes 50 area professionals in the field of law for their career and community accomplishments. To celebrate this year’s honorees, an event will be held in May at the New Orleans Museum of Art. This isn’t Charles’ first time to be recognized as part of the Leadership in Law class—he also received the honor in 2014.
Charles has a very diverse legal practice, routinely serving as lead counsel/co-counsel on significant, high-dollar commercial, contractual, business interruption, tort, admiralty/maritime, products liability, construction, and toxic tort cases pending in both federal and state courts throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
In addition to a busy practice, Charles serves as co-chair of the Firm’s Marketing Committee and a member of the Firm’s Technology Committee. He is AV™ Preeminent Peer Rated with Martindale-Hubbell®, has been recognized as a Top 50 Louisiana Super Lawyer and a Top 50 New Orleans Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters, and has been selected as a Top Lawyer for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions by New Orleans Magazine.