Beth E. Abramson

Lawrence S. Kullman

Firm Founder – Of Counsel   Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Super Lawyers

Contact information

New Orleans, Louisiana
direct (504) 588-9975
fax (504) 588-1514
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Bar admissions

  • State of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Harvard University Law School, J.D., 1975
  • Harvard University, B.A. Government, 1970
  • Honors: Cum Laude

Professional Associations and memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Medical-Legal Committee on Inter-Professional Relations
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association for Justice
    • Council of Directors, 2000-2003
    • Amicus Curiae Committee 1999-present
  • American Association for Justice, 1990-1997
    • Chairman, Amicus Curiae Committee
  • Louisiana Medical Disclosure Panel
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2007-2014
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2010
  • ATLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 1999

Presentations and publications

  • Major Ethical Maritime Law Seminar of a Plaintiffs’ Lawyer in Maritime Cases, 5th Tulane Fall Maritime Law Seminar, New Oleans, 1996
  • Putting Gautreaux v. Scurlock Marine in Perspective — And Keep It There, 6th Tulane Fall Maritime Law Seminar, New Orleans, 1997
  • Daubert, It’s Progeny and The Marine Safety Expert, 7th Tulane Fall Maritime Law Seminar, New Orleans, 1998
  • A New Breed of Amphibious Claimant and Their Remedies, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Admiralty Seminar, Point Clear, 1999
  • Fontenot v. Dual Drilling The Best of All Worlds A. Plaintiff Lawyer’s Perspective, 8th Tulane Fall Maritime Law Seminar, New Orleans, 1999
  • Opening Statement – One Trial Lawyer’s Perspective, Article for the Bar Journal, 2000
  • What Law Is “Saved to Suitors” When a Maritime Tort Case is Filed in State Court, The Admiralty Law Institute, Tulane University Law School, 2001
  • 2001 Judicial Conference of the Fifth Circuit, The Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference, 2001
  • Preemption and the General Maritime Law – Undue Influence, Tulane University Law School, 2002
  • The Pre-Trial Conference, The Civil Litigation Process in Louisiana State Courts, LSU CLE Program, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2004