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Bruce C. Dean:

  • Martindale-Hubbell and Lawyers.com “AV Preeminent®” 5.0 out of 5.0 Rating -- highest attorney rating for legal ability and adherence to the professional standards of ethics, based on the votes of other Louisiana lawyers and judges (2004 to present). 

  • The American Lawyer magazine and Corporate Counsel magazine “Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate Law,” selected as one of the nation’s top appellate attorneys (2013 to present). 

  • Litigation Counsel of America™, Invited by the Advisory Board of the Litigation Counsel of America™ to become a Fellow in The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, March 2015. (The Litigation Counsel of America™ is the trial lawyer honorary society, composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Membership is by invitation only.)

  • Louisiana Life magazine, “Top Attorneys in Louisiana” in appellate law, based on peer recognition and professional achievement (2011 - 2018). 

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, named as one of the top appellate attorneys in Louisiana, based on vote of Louisiana attorneys (2008 to 2016).

  • Marquis Who's Who In American LawWho's Who in America, and Who's Who in the World, reserved for less than 3% of professionals world-wide (1990 to present).

  • National Law Journal, “Legal Leaders: Elite Lawyers of the South,” based on recommendations of other attorneys for the top 5% of attorneys in each practice area (2017, 2018, 2019). 

  • New Orleans Magazine, “Top Lawyer,” based on an independent peer review survey (2017, 2018, 2019). 

  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, “Top Lawyers of Louisiana” (2019).

  • St. Charles Avenue magazine, “Top Attorneys in New Orleans” in appellate law, based on peer recognition and professional achievement (2013, 2014).  

  • Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers Business Edition, named as one of the nation’s top business and appellate attorneys (2011 - present). 

  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ) “Trial Lawyer of the Year” finalist, nominated for outstanding contribution to the public interest through work in Scott v. American Tobacco Co. (2005).