A Lake Charles Firm That Has Stood The Test Of Time

Scofield, Gerard, Pohorelsky, Gallaugher & Landry is the area's oldest law firm. From its inception in Lake Charles more than 140 years ago, the firm has provided effective representation to local, regional, national and multinational clients.

We represent businesses and residents of Southwest Louisiana in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including complex business litigation, toxic tort defense, railroad personal injury and FELA defense, construction litigation, creditors' rights in bankruptcy, and employment discrimination defense. The firm also has an expansive transactional practice which includes commercial and residential real estate and development, oil and gas matters, health care regulatory compliance, business organizations, corporate governance, and estate and tax planning. In addition, we handle the defense of mass tort and class-action cases.

In addition to our breadth of trial experience, our attorneys are well versed in appellate practice. We have successfully represented clients on appeal in some of the most consequential decisions in Louisiana jurisprudence.