Christopher A. Mason
Partner - Baton Rouge
- T: (225) 381-8039
- F: (225) 381-8029
- Practice Areas
- Honors and Awards
- Professional Associations
Chris Mason is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson in the Casualty Litigation section. Chris' principal areas of practice include defense of personal injury, premises liability, product liability, insurance policy and coverage disputes, general insurance defense, commercial liability, transportation and trucking defense, workers’ compensation defense, railroad liability, highway design and maintenance litigation, construction disputes, and medical malpractice. Chris has tried dozens of cases to verdict and has handled appeals before the Louisiana Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court. Chris has an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and has been listed in the Louisiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star since 2015.
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D./B.C.L., 2004
Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge, B.S., magna cum laude, 2001
Admitted to practice in all Louisiana State and Federal Courts
Represented insurance companies in defense of personal and commercial liability claims, insurance policy and coverage disputes.
Represented trucking companies in various transportation and general liability claims.
Represented hospitals in every phase of medical malpractice litigation, including medical review panel through appeal.
Represented employers, insurers and self-insured funds in workers' compensation defense.
Represented various types of businesses, contractors and construction companies in various civil litigation and disputes
Represented clients in various complex litigation involving roadway defects, highway design and maintenance, railroad crossings, sight obstructions and immunity issues.
Numerous successful appeals on behalf of appellants and appellees before Louisiana appellate courts and the Louisiana Supreme Court.
Represented property owners, real estate management companies in both general business affairs and litigated matters including landlord/tenant litigation, leases, evictions, handbook and policy development, and compliance with the Fair Housing Act, defense of complaints filed with HUD or RD, including discrimination, ADA.
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Honors and Awards
Named a "Rising Star" in the area of Civil Litigation: Defense by Louisiana Super Lawyers, Since 2015
AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated
- “Louisiana Workers' Compensation Law and COVID-19 as a Potential Compensable Occupational Disease” April 2020
- “Louisiana Supreme Court Ruling on Choice of Pharmacy and Prescription Medication” August 2017
- “Judge Issues Permanent Injunction Enjoining Practical Effect of Louisiana Medical Treatment Guidelines and Appeal Procedure” March 2017