Randall K. Theunissen

Mr. Theunissen is a partner in the Lafayette office of Allen & Gooch. After earning his law degree at Louisiana State University in 1977, Randy 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 was admitted to the Bar: 1977 in Louisiana and 1995 in Texas; and amitted: U.S. District Court: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and Southern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Was was a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and International Association of Defense Counsel; Previous Proctor on the Maritime Law Association of the United States; and Previous Master to the American Inns of Court.


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

Louisiana State Bar Association Super Lawyers State Bar of Texas