Gregory J. Walsh
Greg Walsh was born and raised in New Orleans. He graduated from Spring Hill College in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. After working for two years at a small public relations and marketing firm in New Orleans, he attended Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, graduating in 1998. Greg then went to work in the civil and commercial litigation sections of a regional defense firm in New Orleans. He is licensed in all Louisiana and Mississippi state and federal courts.
Greg has experience in wide variety of civil and commercial litigation, including mass tort actions, class actions, multi-district litigation and individual suits in federal and state courts. He has defended a motor coach manufacturer in a product liability mass tort action that also involved allegations of defective highway design. Greg has also defended pharmaceutical and medical device product liability cases; hotels and other property owners in premises liability cases; individuals and businesses in lease and contract disputes; small business owners in personal injury claims; and both owners and builders in construction claims. Greg also defends national insurance companies in life, heath and disability claims for both individual polices and ERISA-governed group policies.
At The Sundmaker Firm, Greg has supplemented his general litigation and insurance practice with the firm’s commercial litigation practice, representing financial institutions as national, regional and local counsel in both Louisiana and Mississippi bankruptcy courts.
Greg is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, the Mississippi Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute. He has served as the president of the New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center’s Board of Directors and is a volunteer with the New Orleans Pro Bono Project’s Self Help Resource Center and the Homeless Clinic at the Harry Thompson Center.