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Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company or an individual, I want our lawyer-client relationship to be both professional and personal."


Selected as a 2024 Louisiana Super Lawyer

Former Vice President, Louisiana A. Martinet Legal Society

Former Board Member, Board of Directors, Louis Westerfield Legal Society, Loyola University

Four-time recipient of the National Bar Association's Presidential Award

Recipient of the UNCF Award for Recognition for Excellence and Achievement in the Legal Profession

Recipient of CitiBusiness, Leaders in the Law Award

Recipient of the National Bar Association's Compass Award

Recipient of the A.P. Tureaud Award for "Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession"

Recipient of Louisiana State Bar Association Pro Bono Award

Recipient of the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc.'s Louis A. Martinet Award

Accolades & Memberships

Recipient of Louisiana MSDC Gateway Professional, Supplier of the Year

Member and Vice President, National Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association

Former Member, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

Former Member, The Visiting Committee, Loyola University School of Law

Former Member of the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group for the United States District
Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

Former Chairman of the National Bar Association, Civil Trial Advocacy Section

Member, Louisiana State Bar Association Minority Involvement Committee

Author, The Duty to Sit. Judicial Recusal in Louisiana, Louisiana Bar Journal 2014


Dedication to Excellence, Commitment to Clients

Rodney & Etter, LLC is a law firm comprised of a diverse group of lawyers with backgrounds in business, government, and science.

We practice in New Orleans and in Houston, and are recognized by peers and legal organizations across the United States for our outstanding record of successful settlements and litigation, the depth of our industry specific knowledge and our delivery of prompt, efficient and positive results.​ Our creative and energetic lawyers are adept in all matters pertaining to jury trials in urban courts across the United States. We maintain a practice focused primarily on business law, catastrophic injury, including class action litigation and the defense of commercial, patent and environmental litigation.

Areas of Practice

Meet the Leadership

Roy J. Rodney, Jr.

Managing Partner

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Rodney & Etter, LLC prides itself on its ability to understand the history and cultural nuances of a community, and is often called upon to apply its unique perspective to complex cases requiring creative solutions. The members of the firm have an empathetic understanding of the history and cultures of urban communities, and have applied that understanding to the successful defense and resolution of several major environmental and contract litigation cases.

The commitment of our firm to the community goes beyond our legal work. Members of the firm have taken leadership positions on the creation of public projects, as diverse as the construction of the New Orleans Aquarium of the Americas, the renovation of its Downtown Development District, and providing pro bono services to artists and musicians, many of whom lived in public housing.

Rodney & Etter, LLC is a SRMSDC-certified Minority Business Enterprise capable of helping your organization achieve its supplier development and diversity goals.


Recognizing Ben Wilson on His Retirement

New Orleans Office

935 Gravier St., Suite 2110,
New Orleans, LA 70112

tel: 504.483.3224
fax: 504.483.2259

Houston Office


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