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September 6, 2021 | Hurricane Ida Information

Douglas K. Williams
Danielle L. Borel

Douglas K. Williams

Partner - Baton Rouge

Doug Williams is an AV®-rated partner. He practices in the areas of medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, product liability defense and interstate common carrier matters.


Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1983

Louisiana State University, 1980


Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and in all State and Federal Courts in the State of Louisiana

Professional Associations

Louisiana Trucking Research and Education Council

Member of the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA)

Member of the American Trucking Associations (ATA), serving on Safety Policy Committee, Labor & Policy Committee and Insurance Task Force

Member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)

General Counsel for the Louisiana Motor Transport Association (LMTA)

Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Member of the Board of the Medical Malpractice Practice Group, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (LADC)

Member of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC)

Past Member of the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

American Bar Association, Section on Torts

Louisiana State Bar Association

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louisiana Association of Business & Industry, Member of the Civil Reform Council

Member of the Medical Malpractice Group of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

Member of the Civil Justice Reform Council of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI)

Honors and Awards

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2017

Listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice, since 2012

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers (2022)


  • He is a frequent lecturer/writer on topics including insurance coverage, medical malpractice defense and common carrier issues.
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