Emma Kingsdorf Schwab

ASSOCIATE
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1-504-524-3300

Mrs. Schwab joined Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix in 2015 as an associate attorney in the firm’s litigation section. While in law school, Mrs. Schwab was a judicial extern for the Honorable Lance M. Africk, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana. After graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Sandra Cabrina Jenkins at the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal.

While attending law school, Mrs. Schwab received CALI awards for the highest grades in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Community Justice Clinic, was a member of the trial advocacy program, and received awards for the best cross examination and best closing argument at the annual trial advocacy intramural competition. Mrs. Schwab also received the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center Public Service Award in recognition for her handling of landlord/tenant disputes at the Community Justice Clinic.

Outside of the office, Mrs. Schwab enjoys spending time with her husband, Brad, also an attorney, and their 15-year-old Labrador, Toby. Mrs. Schwab also enjoys traveling, cheering on the Saints, and spending time with family and friends.

PRACTICE AREAS
Complex Litigation
Class Actions
Commercial Litigation
Products Liability Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation

EDUCATION
J.D., magna cum laude, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2014
B.A., highest honors, University of Southern Mississippi, 2010

AFFILIATIONS
American Association for Justice
Louisiana Association for Justice
New Orleans Bar Association

RECOGNITION
Author, Negligent Spoliation of Evidence, Louisiana Bar Journal, December 2015

BAR ADMISSIONS
Louisiana, 2014
United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Louisiana