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Metairie, Louisiana
Sole Practitioner, since 1977
phone 504-541-6967
fax 504-456-3611
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Glenn McGovern has built a civil law practice over the past three decades, focusing on personal injury, civil rights, toxic torts, and employment law and product liability litigation. He has won multi-million dollar settlements, judgments and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. His success has helped him achieve a reputation for success and ethical practice, reflected in his AV rating* under Martindale Hubbell's peer review rating system.

  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Course Certificate 2012
Areas of Practice:
Products Liability
Personal Injury
Automobile Accidents
Litigation Percentage:
99% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Louisiana, 1977
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1977
U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1977
U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1977
U.S. Federal Courts, 1977
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2010
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1977
Honors:†Vice-President, Loyola Student Bar Association, 1976

University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1974
Major:† Economics

Representative Clients:
Southern Seaplane, Harvey, Louisiana
Hercules Sheet Metal, Inc., Chalmette, Louisiana
Chevron Flight Operations, New Orleans, Louisiana
Whitney National Bank, New Orleans, Louisiana
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Speaker, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Airplane Owner & Pilots Association, Sun 'N Fun EAA

Guest Lecturer, LAJ, Innovative Jury Trial Techniques, N.O., La., September 14, 2012

Guest Lecturer, Employment Law, LAJ

Guest Lecturer, Employment Law, University of New Orleans, 2004

Guest Lecturer, NBI Police Liability Seminar, April 2007

Employment Law Section head, LAJ, 2008 - 2009

Speaker, National Employment Lawyers Association, 1998 - 1999

ABA Employment Law Speaker - On Proving Retaliation Claims in Employment Cases, National Convention at Royal Sonesta Hotel, N.O.

Speaker on Aviation Law and FAA Enforcement, Alaska Airmanís Association Annual Convention

Produced a Series of Educational Videos on Aviation Law topics including F.A.A. Enforcement, Pilot Immunity and Winter and Arctic Flying in Alaska

Guest Speaker, Lawyers Pilot Bar Association Meetings numerous Experimental Aviation Association events in La., Miss, Fla., Ca. and Alaska

Honors and Awards:
SEL Instrument, Commercial Pilot Ratings

President, Blue Key Honor Society, Loyola Law School, 1976 - 1977

Martindale Hubbell AV Rated - The Highest Rating for Lawyers One Can Get With the Highest Legal Ability and Ethics

Listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Chairman of Louisiana Trial Lawyers Civil Rights Section, 2012 - 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Airplane Owners and Pilots Association, 1987 - Present

Airplane Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), 1987
Attorney Panel Member and Speaker on Aviation Law

American Association for Justice, 1977

Lawyers Pilot Bar Association, 1977 - Present

Louisiana Association for Justice, 1989 - 1995
Member, Board of Governors

Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ), 2008 - 2009
Employment Law Section Head

National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association

New Orleans Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1986 - 1988
Past President

Louisiana Employment Lawyers Association, 1996 - 1997
Past President

New Orleans Bar Association, 1986 - 2011
Participating Member - Pro Bono Project in both Civil and Criminal Cases

National Employment Lawyers Association
Member and Speaker/Panel Member