Henry St. Paul Provosty, born Alexandria, Louisiana, 1956; admitted to bar, 1983, Louisiana. Licensed to practice before all Louisiana State Courts, the United States District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Employment: Managing Partner/Shareholder with Provosty & Gankendorff, L.L.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, 2006-present; Director, Henry St. Paul Provosty, A Professional Law Corporation, 1997-present; Co-Manager with Provosty, Sadler, deLaunay, Fiorenza & Sobel – New Orleans, LLC, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2002-2006; Partner with Oats & Hudson, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1997-2002; Partner with Burke & Mayer, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1991-1997, and Associate, 1983-1991.
Marine Employment: Merchant Marine in Louisiana offshore oil and gas work boat industry/Deck Hand for TIDEX/Tidewater Inc., 1977-1978.
Appointments: Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Louisiana, 1990- present; and Mediator, Louisiana Bar Association Fee Dispute Mediation Program.
Education: University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon (B.S., 1980); Internship, United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston, Washington, D.C. (1979); and Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana (J.D., 1983).
Member: Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations; International Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; New Orleans Mariners Club, Member, President, 1997-1998; Houston Mariners Club; National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd., Associate Member; Louisiana Surplus Line Association; Louisiana Claims Association; and New Orleans Claims Association.
Concentration: Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage Law & Litigation, Trucking and Wheels Litigation, Corporate, Environmental and Toxic-Tort Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Government Contracts, Admiralty, Maritime, Casualty Defense, Personal Injury Defense, and Healthcare & Medical Malpractice Liability.