Burglass & Tankersley, L.L.C. - Louisiana and Mississippi attorneys
Local: 504-836-2220

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.


  1. Dedication

    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.

  2. Innovation

    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.

  3. Experience

    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.

  4. Dependability

    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

  • $0 Verdict

    Defense of Gulf Coast trucking company in federal litigation

  • MSJ Dismissal

    Defense of Louisiana governmental entity in Title VII action

  • $0 Verdict

    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 attorneys Dennis Phayer and Jonathan Adams 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.

  • CLM | Claims & Litigation Management Alliance | Advancing Ethics, Cooperation and Education
  • Distinguished | LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell | Peer Review Rated | For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

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