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Lee M. Rudin
  • Special Counsel


Metairie, LA





Lee M. Rudin, originally from North Brunswick, New Jersey, moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane University, where he received both his undergraduate and law degrees. He lives in uptown New Orleans with his wife, Skylar, and their young daughter. 

Lee represents and advises local and international clients of all sizes, from individuals and small businesses to multi-national corporations, in a variety of subject matters. He takes actions on both sides of the courtroom from their infancy to resolution at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court. Lee has been named a “Rising Star” by Louisiana Super Lawyers® in the area of Business Litigation in 2019, 2020 and 2021

While at Tulane Law, Lee began his professional career as a law clerk with Staines, Eppling & Kenney, LLC. After graduation, he worked first as an associate attorney at Middleberg Riddle & Gianna and then as an associate and shareholder at Aaron & Gianna - both boutique law firms in New Orleans. Lee received his trial and deposition training through the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) and has served on the faculty for NITA’s Gulf Coast Deposition Skills program, Louisiana State University's Vinson-Elkins Trial Advocacy program, and the American Bar Association's “Critical Trial Skills for Legal Services Attorneys” program.

Areas Of Practice

  • General Casualty and Property
  • Business and Commercial
  • Commercial Automobile and Trucking
  • Employment
  • Construction
  • Professional Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Trial Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2020


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.), Certificate: Sports Law
    • Honors: Tulane Trial Advocacy, “Top 10%”; Tulane Moot Court board member; National Civil Rights Trial team member; Jessup International Law Appellate team member, regional semi-finalist & top quarterfinal oralist; Tulane Moot Court 1L Appellate Open, “Top Performer”;Tulane Law Intra-school Baseball Arbitration Competition, runner-up; Dean’s Scholarship recipient
  • Tulane University , New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Tulane Honors College member; Distinguished Scholars Award recipient; The Mortar Board; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of Omega; Phi Alpha Theta
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • DRI, The Voice of the Defense Bar