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Hunter Lundy

Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, L.L.P.
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Hunter Lundy
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, L.L.P.
Lake Charles,
 LA

Focus

Hunter Lundy founded the firm over 29 years ago. He is widely recognized as one of the premier personal injury lawyers in Louisiana and the United States. He has had an exceptional record of winning a large variety of cases. Hunter is seen by his peers as “someone that will work harder for his clients than anybody else. He is not afraid to take on the big companies and will not walk away from a fight.”  

His principal areas of practice include personal injury, commercial and product liability litigation as well as oil and gas litigation. Hunter has been named one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 for the past three years and one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Lawyers in Louisiana.

Hunter is driven by his desire to seek justice for individuals who have suffered catastrophic and life-altering events. He has won multi millions of dollars in awards for his clients. His love of God and love of people fuel his drive to help those who cannot help themselves.

​Professional History

Hunter Lundy began his career with a clerkship for Walter L. Nixon, Jr, who was the US District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi. In 1981 he returned to Lake Charles, Louisiana to practice law and opened the doors of his law firm in 1986. From the beginning, Hunter was a champion for victims of catastrophic events. He continues to advocate for those who need highly skilled representation in benchmark cases.  

Cases of note include:

Marvin Gorman vs. Jimmy Swaggert – After a ten week trial a $10 Million verdict was awarded to Marvin Gorman. Hunter authored a book entitled “Let Us Prey” about the experiences surrounding the trial.

Major Andrews, et al. vs. Kerr McGee – Represented a neighborhood affected by creosote contamination and obtained a $50,000,000+ settlement.

Action for Trespass – $10 Million verdict in a case involving an oil well blowout caused by pressure from the defendant’s salt dome cavern leaking into the adjoining oil and gas fault block.

Copiah County Mississippi – Represented a PCB contaminated neighborhood and reached a $39 Million settlement.

Intentional Tort and Breach of Contract – Represented a locally owned business in a suit for damages and lost profits as a result of the State of Louisiana’s failure to apply rules and regulations equally to all manufacturers of septic systems resulting in a $7.5 Million verdict.

Government Service

Law Clerk, Office of Walter L. Nixon, Jr., U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Mississippi, 1979-1981

Professional Associations

​American Association for Justice

Louisiana Association for Justice

Mississippi Association for Justice

Louisiana State Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Southwest Louisiana Bar Association

Louisiana Bar Foundation

Johnny Minick Ministries, Inc. Board of Directors

Executive Board of Boy Scouts for Calcasieu Parish, LA, Former Member

Board of Trustees of Mississippi College, Former Member

Foundation Board of Christus St. Patrick Hospital, Former Member

National Wildlife Federation’s President Council, Former Member

​Professional Speaking Engagements

1st Unity Summit: Preservation of Bill of Rights, March 2014

Guest Speaker on Topics of Environmental Justice and 1st Amendment Rights.

Harvard

Yale

UCLA

​New York University

Mississippi College School of Law

LSU

​Athletic Recognition

Attended Millsaps College on athletic scholarship

Scholar-Leader-Athlete Award from Mississippi Chapter of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame

Inducted into the Millsaps College Sports Hall of Fame

Millsaps College Distinguished Athletic Alumni Award

Hunter W. Lundy - Personal Injury Attorney - Lake Charles, La

Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Commercial Litigation

Product Liability

Oil and Gas Litigation

Mass Torts

(Environmental and Pharmaceutical)

Education

Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi

J.D. — 1980

Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi

B.A. — 1976

​Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

State of Mississippi, 1980

State of Louisiana, 1981

Honors, Awards and Appointments

Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Louisiana, 2015

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Diplomat 2105

National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Top 1%, 2015

Super Lawyer of Louisiana, 2010 – 2017

Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, 2015

Litigator Award, Top 1% Lawyers, 2014-2015

Mississippi College Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys “10 Best Attorney”


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