Christopher J. Corzo was born and raised in Houma, Louisiana. After graduating from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2000 with a degree in Marketing and Legal Studies and thereafter Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center with Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law degrees, he worked for LeBlanc & Waddell practicing mass tort litigation and representing hundreds of union workers, including laborers, pipefitters, welders, and other industrial employees against big business and insurance companies.
Since joining Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys in 2008, he has taken these mass tort principles that he learned in fighting huge companies such as Exxon Mobile, Shell Global, and Texaco and applied them to the more general personal injury arena. He has handled a variety of personal injury claims, including automobile accident cases and trucking or 18-wheeler accidents in multiple jurisdictions such as New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Houma, Gretna, Chalmette, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, Alexandria, Opelousas, and Shreveport. A few of the personal injury claims that he has represented for Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys have been serious spinal injuries, traumatic head injuries, fractures, torn ligaments, back injuries and more.
Mr. Corzo is actively involved in the community and is a member of the Louisiana Association for Justice, a preeminent organization created to promote justice for the workplace, seek fairness in the courts for the the aggrieved and injured, and uphold honor and dignity of the civil justice system and the legal profession.
Christopher is a current member of the American Association for Justice. In 2014, he was inducted into Rising Star for Super Lawyers. Membership is limited to the top 5% of attorneys in the state. The National Trial Lawyers Association selected Christopher to be named as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers.
Admitted, State of Louisiana, 2006; United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana.
Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana J.D. - 2006 Honors: With Honor Honors: With Distinction Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana B.C.L. - 2006 University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Louisiana B.A. - 2001 Honors: With Honors Honors: With Distinction Major: Marketing and Legal Studies
Areas of Practice
Admiralty & Maritime Law Jones Act Insurance Law Motor Vehicle Property & Casualty Class Actions Personal Injury Motor Vehicle Accidents Premises Liability Wrongful Death Products Liability Law Motor Vehicle Defects Pharmaceutical Products Recreational Products Professional Malpractice Law Dental & Medical Malpractice Toxic Torts Hazardous Waste
Professional Associations and Memberships
Louisiana Association for Justice, 2006 - Present
Rising Star, 2014
Super Lawyers, 2016
American Association for Justice - 2014
National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 40 under 40