Andy Weinstock’s thirty-two years of practice focused on insurance, personal injury, toxic tort, product liability, and general casualty litigation. He is a panel member of Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions, a mediation firm founded in 2002.
Mr. Weinstock received his Juris Doctorate with honors from Tulane School of Law in 1987. He entered private practice immediately and has been almost exclusively involved in litigation matters since that time, serving as lead counsel in over 100 trials in 12 different Louisiana parishes as well as handling matters in 8 states. Although typically thought of as a “defense lawyer,” Mr. Weinstock has tried five plaintiff cases to verdict before a jury. Mr. Weinstock served as Defense Liaison Counsel in the In Re FEMA Class Action involving formaldehyde in travel trailers and was lead counsel in several of the Bell Weather trials in that matter. Mr. Weinstock is a partner with the Duplass Law Firm. He is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and Texas, U.S. District Courts: Western, Middle, Eastern Districts of Louisiana, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
Mr. Weinstock’s diverse experience has allowed him to try cases in a large variety of areas including general casualty, auto, ERISA, product liability, asbestos, formaldehyde, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, construction defect, breach of contract, and premises liability.
Mr. Weinstock is the incoming President of the Louisiana Chapter of The American Board of Trial Advocates (A.B.O.T.A.) having previously served as the Vice President and Treasurer. He is a Past Board Chair of the Metairie Park Country Day School.
Although his practice has primarily focused on defense work, he has tried a number of plaintiff cases to verdict before juries.
Mr. Weinstock is married to Marion Welborn Weinstock of New Orleans, Louisiana, also a practicing attorney at Gordon Arata Law Firm. They have four children, Jake, Nancy, Howie, and Kelly.