(New Orleans, LA.) Wood Smith Henning & Berman is thrilled to announce the addition of Erik Vollenweider as a new partner in our New Orleans, Louisiana office. With an impressive track record in the areas of insurance defense and general civil litigation, Vollenweider brings a wealth of experience, leadership and innovative thinking to the Louisiana team.

As the attorney of record in over 700 cases he enjoys a proven history of driving successful outcomes for clients and cultivating lasting professional relationships. Specifically, he offers extensive experience in construction defect, premises liability, insurance coverage, commercial transportation, SIU and insurance fraud, legal malpractice, maritime, breach of contract, first party property and medical malpractice. In his practice, Vollenweider has participated as lead counsel in several trials as well as successfully conducting hundreds of mediations on behalf of his clients.

“I’m excited to join WSHB and contribute to the continued success an expansion of the New Orleans office,” said Vollenweider. “I look forward to collaborating with the talented team here and leveraging our combined strengths to deliver unparalleled value to our clients.”

The addition of Vollenweider aligns with WSHB’s dedication to providing top-tier expertise and service excellence. His strong skill set and extensive knowledge will undoubtedly enhance our capabilities and reinforce our position as a leader in the New Orleans region and beyond.

“Vollenweider is a fantastic addition to our team,” said Lori Barker, Managing Partner of the New Orleans office. “We are confident that his expertise will play a pivotal role in advancing our goals and fortifying our presence in the region.”

Please join us in welcoming Erik Vollenweider to the WSHB family! We are eager to embark on this exciting journey together.

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