Christophe B. Szapary

phone504-410-2795 fax 504-410-2796

New Orleans, Louisiana
Partner, since January, 2013

Christophe B. Szapary, born Bethesda, Maryland, 1969; admitted to bar, 1998, Louisiana. Licensed to practice before all Louisiana State Courts, the United States District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Employment: Partner with Provosty & Gankendorff, L.L.C., New Orleans, Louisiana, January, 2013- present, and Associate, 2006-2012; Associate with Provosty, Sadler, deLaunay, Fiorenza and Sobel – New Orleans, LLC, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2002-2006; Associate with Oats & Hudson, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2001-2002; Staff Attorney with New Orleans Legal Assistance Corp., New Orleans, Louisiana, 1999-2001; Staff Attorney with Citizens Consulting, Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, 1998-1999. Appointments: Board of Directors, Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle Orleans, 2008-2012; Board of Directors, Old Algiers Main Street Neighborhood Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005-2008; Board of Directors, Teaching Responsible Earth Education, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2001-2005; Judge, Teen Court Program, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2000. Education: Tolbiac/Sorbonne Paris I, Paris, France (1989); Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (B.A. Public Policy 1991); Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana (J.D., Cum Laude/European Community Law Certificate, 1998); Tulane University Graduate School (M.A. in Anthropology, 2001). Honors and Awards: Full Fellowship and Scholarship Award from the Tulane University Graduate Department 1994-1996; Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, 1996; Best Music Attorney, Offbeat Magazine, 2017. Member: Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations. Languages: English, French. Concentration: Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property Law, Business Transactions, Corporate Law, General Civil Litigation, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Defense, Casualty Defense, Government Contracts, Corporate Governance, Construction Law, Employment Law, Antitrust Law, Environmental and Toxic-Tort Litigation, and Medical Malpractice Liability. Email:

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