Stephen L. Williamson
Stephen L. Williamson

Stephen L. Williamson

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swilliamson@gamb.com504.585.7698

201 St. Charles Avenue
40th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170

504.585.7698 | swilliamson@gamb.com

Mobile: 504.701.2272

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admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of LA
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of LA
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of LA
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of TX

education

  • LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D. 1980
  • LSU, B.A. 1977

Steve has practiced in the commercial litigation and bankruptcy areas for 39 years. His practice centers around the oil and gas and maritime industries. He has represented oil field service providers, vessel providers, aviation interests, geopositioning companies, shipyards and lease interest owners in bankruptcy matters in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Delaware. Steve has also represented pipeline interests and property owners in environmental litigation.

Since 2013, he has taught Intersession Pre-Trial Procedure Boot Camp and, from 1995-1999, Trial Advocacy at Tulane Law School. He served as an adjunct professor at Loyola University Law School from 1995 to 2005, where he taught Bankruptcy law.

During law school, Steve served as the Co-Chairman of the LSU Bar Review.

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • New Orleans Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Master of the Bench, Tulane Inn of Court
  • Assistant Bar Examiner, Louisiana State Bar Association (1996-2005)

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers – Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Environmental Litigation (Since 2010, 2013-Present)
  • New Orleans Magazine “Top Lawyers” - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2015 and 2019)

NEWS

PUBLICATIONS

  •  Commercial Bankruptcy Issues, Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett Duck Lunch Speaker, October 2017
  • Faculty of Tulane Law School Intersession Pre-Trial Procedure Boot Camp 2013 - 2019
  • Adjunct Associate Professor - Tulane Law School (Trial Advocacy Program) 1995-1999
  • Skills Curriculum Faculty (Bankruptcy) - Loyola School of Law (1996- 2006)
  • Collection of Delinquent Debts in Louisiana, National Business Institute CLE, January 2000
  • The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994, Tulane Law School CLE, December 1996
  • Developing Deposition Skills, National Institute of Trial Advocacy CLE, May 1996
  • Recent Developments, Loyola School of Law CLE, December 1995
  • Commercial Aspects of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, Southeast Admiralty Law Institute  CLE, Spring1993

Steve has practiced in the commercial litigation and bankruptcy areas for 39 years. His practice centers around the oil and gas and maritime industries. He has represented oil field service providers, vessel providers, aviation interests, geopositioning companies, shipyards and lease interest owners in bankruptcy matters in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Delaware. Steve has also represented pipeline interests and property owners in environmental litigation.

Since 2013, he has taught Intersession Pre-Trial Procedure Boot Camp and, from 1995-1999, Trial Advocacy at Tulane Law School. He served as an adjunct professor at Loyola University Law School from 1995 to 2005, where he taught Bankruptcy law.

During law school, Steve served as the Co-Chairman of the LSU Bar Review.

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Industrial, Chemical and Manufacturing
  • Maritime
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    PUBLICATIONS