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Gayla M. Moncla

Gayla M. Moncla

Kean Miller LLP
  • Business Law, Environmental Law, Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Louisiana
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Summary

Gayla Moncla is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller and practices in the areas of toxic tort and environmental litigation, premises liability, and commercial litigation. She has more than 25 years of experience in the chemical and petrochemical industries, defending workplace accidents, chemical exposure cases, products liability cases, as well as advising clients regarding workplace safety issues and OSHA regulations. Gayla also has experience in retail premises litigation having defended retail clients for over 25 years.

Gayla earned her B.S. from Louisiana State University in 1973. She earned her J.D. in 1989 from the LSU Law Center where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Torts and in Advanced Litigation Clinic. Gayla has served as an Adjunct Professor of Appellate Advocacy at the LSU Law Center. She presently serves on the Civil Procedure Committee of the Louisiana Law Institute.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Additional Practice Areas
  • Hearing Loss Defense
  • Occupational Exposure and Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
5th Circuit
United States District Courts for the Western Districts of Louisiana
United States District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Louisiana
United States District Courts for the Middle Districts of Louisiana
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Kean Miller LLP
Current
Education
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J.D. | Law
Honors: Member of the Order of the Coif and a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Torts and in Advanced Litigation Clinic.
Louisiana State University
B.S.
Professional Associations
Louisiana Law Institute
Member
Current
Activities: Code of Civil Procedure Committee
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Lawyers in the Classroom Committee, Publications Committee
Louisiana State Bar
Member
Current
Louisiana Law Institute Code of Civil Procedure Committee
Member
Current
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Abandonment: An Evolving Concept of Liberative Prescription
Louisiana Law Review
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Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Baton Rouge, Downtown
400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
USA
Telephone: (225) 382-3494
Fax: (225) 388-9133