Louisiana and Mississippi
Litigation Attorneys
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Health Care
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Products &
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Trucking & Auto

Complex Litigation Firm

Burglass & Tankerlsey is a complex litigation firm handling matters throughout the Gulf Coast. We take a comprehensive approach to litigation that helps clients both prevent and effectively resolve lawsuits. We have a record of success handling cases from the pre-litigation stages through appeal in Louisiana and Mississippi state and federal courts.



Our attorneys zealously advocate for our clients’ legal interests. We deliver client service on a personal level to ensure that each client knows that their goals are our first priority.


Our attorneys are creative thinkers who develop innovative business and legal solutions to help clients succeed. We use the most recent technology and forward-thinking legal strategies to achieve that success.


Our attorneys have a deep, broad knowledge of the law. We have the ability to anticipate clients’ needs that stems from years of tireless representation of businesses, corporations, insurance companies, and government entities.


Our attorneys maintain constant communication with our clients and are always available to respond when needed. We know that our clients rely upon us for timely and effective representation and counsel.

A Pattern of Success

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Defense of Gulf Coast trucking company in federal litigation

MSJ Dismissal

Defense of Louisiana governmental entity in Title VII action

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Defense of French Quarter business in Orleans Parish litigation

MSJ Dismissal

Defense of Central Louisiana business in wrongful death action

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Another Jury Trial Victory in Civil District Court

Firm attorney Dennis Phayer obtained a no liability defense verdict last Thursday in a medical malpractice suit filed against the State of Louisiana by a patient of Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans. The trial was a classic battle of the experts.

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Burglass & Tankersley is a Proud Supporter of the National WWII Museum in New Orleans