Sidney J. Hardy



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DRI-Member-rgb-sm (M0632693xBC07D)Lorman Distinguished Faculty Member


Sidney Hardy has served as lead counsel, trying over 70 jury trials to conclusion, in both federal and state courts since 1980. He has represented defendants in matters involving insurance coverage litigation, transportation and trucking, construction, products liability, premises liability, employment matters, commercial disputes, municipal and governmental casualty claims, environmental claims, medical malpractice, and class actions. During his career, he has tried jury cases in almost all of these practice areas. He has extensive experience in representing both primary and excess insurance carriers in all stages of litigation.

Mr. Hardy began his legal career in Alabama, where he is still a member of the bar. He relocated to Louisiana in 1983 and has served on the Louisiana Bar Foundation and is a Lecturer for various Continuing Legal Education Seminars.

Practice Areas
Commercial/Construction Litigation & Arbitration
Employment & Labor
Governmental/Municipal Liability & Lobbying
Insurance Coverage
Medical Malpractice, Managed Care and Life Sciences
Multi-District, Toxic Tort & Other Complex Areas
Premises Liability
Trucking & Transportation Industry Defense
Premises Liability

B.A., University of Alabama, 1975.
J.D., University of Alabama, 1980.

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Louisiana Bar Association
Alabama Bar Association
The Federal Bar Association
The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

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