Pamela Lormand is a litigator with extensive experience in medical malpractice, long-term care liability, multi-party toxic tort and environmental, products liability and general insurance cases.
She focuses on complex litigation, including the defense of class-actions, whistleblower lawsuits brought under the federal False Claims Act, and long-term health care litigation. She also argues appellate cases before the Louisiana Supreme Court and other state and federal appellate courts.
In defending clients against medical malpractice claims, she represents specialists and businesses including emergency medicine physicians, ophthalmologists, mental health professionals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and long-term acute care facilities. She successfully defended several nursing homes and long-term acute care facilities in contentious litigation arising from Hurricane Katrina.
Pamela utilizes her experience to assist health care providers, day care providers, mental health professionals and construction contractors in matters before a state licensing board or regulatory agency.
Outside of her law practice, Pamela served on her homeowners association board for eight years, and she was the president of that association for six years. The Governor of Louisiana appointed her as a representative on the Crescent City Connection Task Force in 2011. She also volunteers as a troop leader for Girl Scouts of America.
District of Columbia, 2001
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
J.D., with honors, Tulane University School of Law, 1999
— Articles Editor, Tulane Law Review
— Bronfin, Heller, Steinberg & Berins Law Review Award Recipient, 1999
B.A., Journalism, Louisiana State University, B.A., 1991
• “Proportionate Sentencing for Rape of a Minor: The Death Penalty Dilemma,”
73 Tul. L. Rev. 981, 1999.
• “Handling Witnesses and Deposing Family Members,” chapter co-author. Nursing Home Litigation: Pretrial Practice and Trials. Lawyers & Judges Pub. Co., 2003.