A founding member of the firm, Tom has successfully litigated in state and federal district courts throughout Louisiana. His considerable experience also extends to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme Court. Thomas' practice is focused on insurance litigation, personal injury, transportation liability, property and casualty defense, professional liability, defense coverage disputes and construction litigation.
Bob is a managing partner and he has been a member of the firm since 1996. Bob's practice is focused on business litigation and commercial real estate law. Named Best Lawyers' 2013 New Orleans' Litigation-Real Estate 'Lawyer of the Year.' Bob writes and lectures extensively in the legal arena, sharing his knowledge on topics including professional litigation and business law.
A partner of the firm, Nicole joined Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP in 1996. She has more than 25 years experience trying suits in both state and federal courts. Furthermore, she also has extensive experience with arbitration and mediation. Her practice is focused on business litigation, commercial real estate, corporate law, and franchisor/franchisee relations.
Brad joined the firm in 2003 and is now a partner and full-time litigator. He has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts, and he is also admitted to practice in the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. Brad's practice areas include insurance coverage and defense, corporate casualty, premises liability, trucking liability, and personal injury defense.
An associate attorney, Brittany joined Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP in 2015. In addition to her Juris Doctorate with a Certificate in Civil Law, she also holds a Masters of Business Administration. Brittany's practice is focused on business transactions and commercial real estate, as well as corporate and franchise law.
Amy has practiced law at our firm since 2007, devoting her time to litigation in Louisiana and Mississippi state courts. She has extensive experience in all aspects of insurance defense litigation, including property and casualty litigation, first party and extra-contractual liability, and coverage disputes.
Lara joined Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP firm in 2012, where she focuses completely on litigation. She has extensive experience in several areas, including insurance defense and coverage disputes, automobile, trucking, and premises liability, construction defect litigation, and more. Lara has been admitted to the bar in Louisiana and U.S. District Court.
Jared joined Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP in 2013. A Boston native, he is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Massachusetts, as well as the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana. Today, Jared’s practice includes insurance defense, personal injury defense and trucking liability. He also assists clients with real estate closings and curing and insuring marketable title.
As an associate in the firm, Heather is a full-time litigator focused on insurance defense, personal injury defense, and trucking liability. She is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, as well as the Eastern, Middle, and Western District Courts of Louisiana and the Southern District of Texas.
Jade joined Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP in 2016, and defends premises liability, personal injury and trucking liability. He also has extensive experience defending both state and federal workers' compensation claims, defending the National Flood Insurance Program, and defense of premises defendants in asbestos litigation. Jade has worked closely with clients through all aspects of litigation from inception through discovery, trial and appeal. Jade is licensed to practice in all Louisiana State Courts and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana.
In his free time, Jade enjoys cheering for the New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers.
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