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Thomas J. Eppling
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Metairie, LA





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Thomas J. “Tommy” Eppling was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University and worked for several years as an engineer in the offshore oil industry before returning to Loyola University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1984.  Tommy remains a registered professional engineer (inactive) in the State of Louisiana and is also recognized as an AV preeminent rated attorney by his peers.  He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit, United States District Courts, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and all Louisiana state courts.  Tommy is married and is the father of three daughters.

Areas Of Practice

  • General Casualty
  • Commercial Automobile/Trucking
  • Products Liability
  • Construction
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Business

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1986


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctor - 1984
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering) - 1979

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • New Orleans Claims Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel