Paul Sterbcow Selected One of the Top 10 Lawyers in Louisiana by Super Lawyers

Paul Sterbcow Selected One of the Top 10 Lawyers in Louisiana by Super LawyersLewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson, LLC would like to congratulate our managing member, Paul Sterbcow, for being recognized as one of the Top 10 lawyers in Louisiana by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Paul was recently selected as one of the organization’s “Top 10 2023 Louisiana Super Lawyers.”

What Is the Louisiana Super Lawyers List?

There are thousands of attorneys practicing law in Louisiana. How do you determine which one is best for your legal situation? That’s the purpose of Super Lawyers, a rating service that helps individuals, businesses, and organizations find the best lawyer for their particular legal needs.

Each year, the organization recognizes the top lawyers in Louisiana and other states as “Super Lawyers,” based on a rigorous selection process. The 10 Louisiana lawyers with the highest point totals earn an added recognition: inclusion on Top 10 Louisiana Super Lawyers list.

How the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Louisiana are Selected

Super Lawyers use a patented multiphase selection process to evaluate candidates:


Lawyers become candidates through managing partner surveys, nomination by peers, third-party feedback, or identification by the Super Lawyers research team. (Lawyers cannot nominate themselves and are prohibited from campaigning.

Independent Research

Nominees are evaluated using 12 indicators of professional achievement and peer recognition. (Some indicators have higher point values than others.)

Peer Evaluation

Candidates with the highest point totals from steps one and two serve on a blue ribbon panel that evaluates other candidates within their primary practice area.

Final Selection

A representative number of small, medium and large law firm attorneys are selected. The top 5% of the attorneys nominated are determined to be Super Lawyers.

The Louisiana Super Lawyers list aims to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of qualified, experienced attorneys that can be used as a reliable resource for those searching for legal counsel. As such, Super Lawyers are limited to attorneys who can be hired and retained by the public.

The Criteria for Selection

Super Lawyers candidates are evaluated based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement:

  • Verdicts/Settlements
  • Experience
  • Honors/Awards
  • Special licenses/certifications
  • Position within the law firm
  • Transactions
  • Representative clients
  • Bar and/or professional activity
  • Pro Bono and community service
  • Scholarly lectures/writings
  • Education/employment background
  • Other outstanding achievements

About Paul Sterbcow

Paul M. Sterbcow is the managing member of Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson, LLC. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts, along with the United States Supreme Court.

His primary practice area is admiralty and maritime law. He’s recognized as one of the best practitioners in the country, having received numerous awards and accolades, including being awarded Maritime Lawyer of the Year by the New Orleans Bar Association in 2018.

Paul was selected as a member of the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee for MDL 2179/Deepwater Horizon Litigation and served as the co-lead lawyer for the liability trial. He was also selected as Plaintiff’s Co-liaison Counsel in the Seacor Power sinking. In addition, Paul has served as the President of the Louisiana Association for Justice and on the Board of Directors for the New Orleans Bar Association.

Paul obtained a B.S. from Tulane University and a J.D. from Tulane University School of Law. He has authored numerous papers and given numerous speeches and presentations on topics pertaining to maritime law and civil trial practice.

Why Choose a Super Lawyer?

Super Lawyers makes it easy to find a qualified attorney with extensive experience in a particular area of the law. When you choose a Super Lawyer to represent you, you can rest assured that you are hiring an attorney who has the knowledge and skills to handle even the most complex of cases.

Every client deserves a Super Lawyer, one who will work in their best interests to obtain the total compensation they deserve.

Get Help Today

Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson, LLC is one of Louisiana’s most trusted personal injury and maritime law firms. If you’re a maritime worker who has been injured at work, contact LKSA today at 504-588-1500 to schedule a free consultation.