James P. Nader, J.D., is a partner in the New Orleans law firm of Lobman, Carnahan, Batt, Angelle & Nader. He is a nationally recognized practitioner with over 25 years of litigation and trial experience in insurance defense. He has served as counsel for domestic and international insurance carriers in complex commercial and personal lines property matters, as well as automobile, transportation, admiralty, and workers compensation claims. During his years of practice, Mr. Nader has acquired a particular expertise in litigating large claims arising from catastrophes such as Hurricanes Katrina, Ike and Wilma and the Moore, Oklahoma Tornadoes. He has appeared as counsel and litigated matters in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Oklahoma.
Mr. Nader earned his law degree from Loyola University School of Law, after which he attended the University of Notre Dame’s National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He has authored articles in the areas of his expertise for various legal publications, including the American Bar Journal, and Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. He has served as a contributing editor for Marine News Magazine. Mr. Nader is a member of the Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma State Bar Associations, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the Advisory Panel for the ABA, The Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, the Admiralty, Maritime and Insurance Coverage sections of the American Bar Association, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, and the Defense Research Institute.