Bruce D. Burglass Jr.

Bruce D. Burglass Jr.

Founding Member and Managing Partner
Metairie, Louisiana

Mr. Burglass is a founding member and managing member of Burglass & Tankersley, LLC. He practices extensively in the areas of insurance, construction and class action litigation. Mr. Burglass also has experience in admiralty and maritime, products liability and medical malpractice litigation matters.

Mr. Burglass regularly represents and counsels insurance companies and entities on regulatory, litigation and transactional issues while doing business in Louisiana. His appointment to the Surplus Lines Advisory Council of the Louisiana Department of Insurance by Louisiana Commissioner James Donelon highlights his experience and knowledge regarding insurance matters.

Mr. Burglass is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the Louisiana Surplus Lines Association. He is recognized as a Proctor in Admiralty and Maritime Law by the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Mr. Burglass is AV® peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Burglass received his J.D. from Tulane University Law School and his B.S. from Loyola University.

Areas of Practice

  • Maritime
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Construction

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1984


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 1980

Honors and Awards

  • AV® peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized as a Proctor in Admiralty and Maritime Law by the Maritime Law Association of the United States

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Surplus Lines Advisory Council, Appointee of Insurance Commissioner
  • Louisiana Surplus Lines Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Member
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member
  • Maritime Law Association, Proctor in Admirality