As a New Orleans litigation attorney, Mr. Abernathy defends insurance companies from personal injury claims brought against their policy holders.
His areas of practice include:
- Automobile Liability
- Trucking and Transportation
- Premises Liability
- Products Liability
Before joining Deutsch Kerrigan, Mr. Abernathy worked in the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office. As an attorney in that office, he prosecuted felony cases ranging from burglary and distribution of narcotics, to rape, racketeering and murder, gaining extensive courtroom and jury trial experience.
Mr. Abernathy is a former federal law clerk for Judge Brian Miller, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. As a clerk, he spent time researching and preparing orders that addressed complex issues in an array of practice areas, including employment discrimination, social security disability, mass tort, products liability and civil rights litigation.