Warren Horn

A founding member of the Firm, Warren is well recognized as an experienced and accomplished civil litigator and trial lawyer, as evidenced by the selection by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in two categories:  Mass Tort litigation and Insurance law. Warren was named the Best Lawyers’ 2014-15 New Orleans Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” an honour bestowed on only one lawyer in each practice area in each community.  He has broad experience in both commercial and casualty cases. For several years, he served as National Trial Counsel for an international manufacturer and member of the Fortune 500 List of Companies trying product liability cases around the country. Warren has also acted as regional counsel for several insurance and manufacturing clients, and has defended health, casualty, and disability insurers, product manufacturers, lending institutions, trucking businesses, automobile manufacturers and dealerships, the propane industry, all participants in the construction industry, patent and intellectual property rights, legal and accounting professionals, and members of the gaming industry.

He has tried to a verdict numerous cases in Federal and State courts involving product liability, contract and warranty disputes, labor and employment issues, disability and health claims, fire origin and cause, economic loss, accidental death, workers’ compensation and insurance bad faith allegations. Warren has been involved as lead counsel in several high-profile, multi-district and national class action cases involving automobile product liability, insurance practice and securities claims, asbestos exposure claims and Chinese drywall. He has also handled class action cases involving toxic tort, second hand smoke, lending practices and insurance coverage allegations. Warren has also tried adversary actions and contested plan confirmations in some of the nation’s largest bankruptcy proceedings.

Contact Mr. Horn at whorn@hellerdraper.com

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Lectures, speaks and writes for defense groups
  • Lectures to bar related associations on trial strategy and litigation techniques as well as insurance and casualty related topics

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Best Lawyers in America (two categories Mass Tort Litigation and Insurance Law)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers for seven years
  • Best Lawyers’ 2014-15 New Orleans Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers since 2007
  • Top Litigators in the nation by Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
  • Recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by New Orleans Magazine
  • A/V rated by Martindale Hubbel
  • Fellow – Litigation Counsel of America
  • Past President Loyola Law Alumni Association
  • Past Member of the visiting committee of Loyola College of Law
  • Past Member of the skills curriculum faculty Loyola College of Law
  • Involved with Anti-Defamation League
  • Involved with the New Orleans Pro Bono Project
  • Member – Louisiana Bar Association
  • Member – New Orleans Bar Association

Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1984
  • Louisiana State and Federal Courts
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • All District Courts of Louisiana

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans, School of Law, J.D., 1984
  • Loyola University New Orleans, Graduate School of Business, M.B.A., 1984
  • University of Florida, B.S. Accounting, 1981

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