Lori Waters

Lori A. Waters

After many years of practicing as a corporate defense attorney, Lori Waters has dedicated herself to protecting the rights of injured Louisianans. The significance of having seen both sides in the courtroom makes her a valuable and respected asset to her clients. Her understanding of corporate defense has prepared her to take on the challenges of seeking justice for plaintiffs who require an experienced and empathic voice to represent them in their time of need.

As a skilled property casualty and personal injury trial attorney, Lori is both diligent in her practice of law and wholly committed to the legal profession. She currently practices in the following areas:

  • Property Casualty
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • 18-Wheeler Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Products and Premises Liability

Lori is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, and a graduate of Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. In 2004, she earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans.

Lori began her legal career as a judicial law clerk at the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans. Subsequently, she practiced in the areas of toxic tort and environmental litigation, product and premise liability, commercial litigation, employment discrimination, insurance defense, insurance coverage, uninsured motorist coverage, medical malpractice, and redhibition defense.

Lori is admitted to practice before all state courts in Louisiana, the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, as well as to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Lori is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, American Bar Association, A.P. Tureaud Inn of Court, and National Association of Professional & Executive Women.

Lori is recognized as an AV Preeminent rated lawyer. She serves as a Member of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board. Additionally, Lori is an Assistant Examiner for the Louisiana State Bar Committee on Bar Admissions.

Lori resides in the New Orleans metropolitan area with her husband, Erik, and their two daughters. When she’s not representing her clients, Lori spends time with her family and traveling the country with her youngest daughter, who plays competitive tennis.

5 Star Review
Mrs. Lori went above and beyond for my daughter for her wrongful death lawsuit. Kept us updated every second of every day and made sure that she would get everything she deserved. Cannot recommend her and Jessica enough!
5 Star Review
I would love to thank Mrs. Lori and her team. They are the best and I really appreciate them for helping me with my case and rough times. They are really appreciated and I love that Ms Jessica along with Mrs. Lori is always available, helpful and understanding. This is a great TEAM..
5 Star Review
I highly recommend Attorney Lori Waters at Hair Shunnarah Trail Attorneys! She really fought for me. I receive what was due to me, which was much more than I expected!
5 Star Review
I am very grateful for the help I always receive from the Mrs.Lori and her legal team . Since hurricane Ida , I have needed their services to fight with my home insurance company and as always the service exceeds my expectations. At any time I need them they are always available to help quickly and a high level of professionalism. Highly Recommended.