Randall K. Theunissen

Randy Theunissen is a partner in the Lafayette office of Allen & Gooch. After earning his law degree at Louisiana State University in 1977, Mr. Theunissen was licensed with the Louisiana Bar. He has also been licensed with the Texas Bar since 1995. Mr. Theunissen is recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV rated attorney and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts – Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana and Southern District of Texas.



Mr. Theunissen has been named among top lawyers in Louisiana by A.M. Best and has been recognized among Super Lawyers in Louisiana since 2007.

Among his clients and peers, Mr. Theunissen’s expertise within his maritime practice is well recognized, and he routinely participates in various industry speakers’ forums. In 2006, he was a featured speaker at the annual SEALI seminar with the topic Update on Maritime Cases in the Fifth, Ninth & Tenth Circuits. He achieved proctor status with Maritime Law Association of the United States, and Master designation with American Inns of Court.

Mr. Theunissen's legal qualifications are impressive, demonstrating his commitment to the practice of law. He was admitted to the Bar in 1977 in Louisiana and later, in 1995, in Texas. He holds admissions to several federal courts, including the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, as well as the Southern District of Texas. Additionally, he is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. His dedication and involvement extend to professional associations, as he is a proud member of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Previously, he was a member of both the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the International Association of Defense Counsel. Furthermore, Mr. Theunissen served as a Proctor for the Maritime Law Association of the United States, and he held the honorable position of Master to the American Inns of Court.


“Mr. Theunissen was a pleasure to work with.”

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