Reneé C. Crasto

Reneé Chabert Crasto trained at The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, completing the Harvard Mediation Intensive program. She received her certification in 2023. She serves as a court appointed mediator for the Hurricane Ida Claims in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana.



Reneé Crasto has over sixteen years of experience in the legal field. She currently practices at Walters, Thomas, Cullens where her practice focuses on large and complex wrongful death and catastrophic burn cases, as well as other personal injury cases. Ms. Crasto has extensive experience in all areas of personal injury law including products liability, catastrophic 18-wheeler, and other highway and interstate death and serious injury cases, as well as petrochemical and other industrial cases involving fires, explosions, electrocutions, burns, asbestos exposure and mesothelioma.

Ms. Crasto regularly serves as Louisiana counsel for law firms across the United States who need highly skilled regional counsel, and she has been appointed in Louisiana’s Nineteenth Judicial District Court as an Assistant Special Master.

She formerly practiced at Adams & Reese where she was part of the governmental relations team and represented clients before the Louisiana State Legislature and a number of regulatory agencies.

Ms. Crasto attended Louisiana State University's E.J. Ourso School of Business where she graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In 2008, she received her JD/BCL from Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

In her personal life, Reneé Crasto is married to Matthew Mann, who is also a lawyer, and combined, they are proud parents of four children who keep them very busy.

Louisiana State Bar Association American Bar Foundation Harvard Mediation Program