John Jerry Glas has been chosen to the New Orleans CityBusiness 2017 Leadership in Law class. New Orleans CityBusiness publishes a list annually recognizing area professionals in the field of law for their career and community accomplishments.
Jerry Glas is the Vice-Chair of Deutsch Kerrigan's Civil Litigation Department and has tried more than 70 jury trials to verdict. He recently authored the chapter on closing argument in the ABA’s 2015 trial tactics book: “From the Trenches: Strategies And Tips From 21 Of The Nation’s Top Trial Lawyers.”
Jerry currently serves as lead national trial counsel for the worldwide leading manufacturer of conducted electrical weapons. He also represents national insurance and excess insurance companies, trucking companies, grocery chains, restaurant chains, and law enforcement agencies. He has been admitted pro hac vice to handle cases around the country, including California, Connecticut, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, and Virginia.
A special event will be held to celebrate this year’s winners on from 5-7:30 p.m. May 22 at the New Orleans Museum of Art.