dgianna@aarongianna.com

Dominic J. Gianna

Specialties

Class Action
Construction
Discovery
Employment
Healthcare
Mass Tort
Multi District Litigation
Personal Injury
Pharmaceutical
Product Liability
Transportation

Trial Lawyer
38 years of trial experience with over 150 trials throughout the United States.
Trial experience from both sides of the courtroom. Specializing in:

Personal injury matters;
▪ Commercial litigation;
▪ Construction litigation disputes;
▪ Employment disputes;
▪ Mass tort class actions;
▪ Asbestos/dust disease litigation;
▪ FEMA trailer litigation;
▪ Industrial catastrophe class actions;
▪ Insurance coverage litigation

Case List

District Judge pro tem, 1986-1987; 1990-1991
Special Master, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana (Judge Eldon Fallon)
Special Master, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, Norplant Class Action Litigation (1996-present)
Special Master, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, Scott v. American Tobacco Company (1996-present)
Special Master, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, Hingle v. Exxon Mobile Corporation (anti-trust) (2002-2003)
Special Referee, Appointment by the 24th Judicial District Court, Attorney’s Fees Litigation
Special Master, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, Save Our Park vs. Audubon Institute (2005)
Member, Supreme Court of Louisiana Civil Benchbook Committee (1992-1994)

Education

Hon. Robert F. Keeton Award from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy – the most outstanding teacher of advocacy in America
CLE1 Award – The Professional Education Group
LSU School of Law Commendation: “20 Years of Trial Advocacy”
LADC Service Award – service to the Louisiana defense bar