909 Poydras Street, Suite 1800, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-4053

Sean E. Rastanis

Partner

504-527-0100 phone

504-527-0686 fax

VCard

Email: srastanis@garrisonyount.com

Sean E. Rastanis is a partner with the firm. He was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 1999. Sean graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in Management in December of 1995 and from Louisiana State University Law Center with a Juris Doctorate degree in 1999. Sean is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Louisiana.

Sean has established a well-rounded litigation practice representing clients on a vast number of issues, including workers’ compensation, personal injury, insurance coverage disputes, first party insurance defense, premises liability, and construction litigation, including construction defects.

Sean has also taken a special interest in handling and resolving longstanding and/or high exposure workers’ compensation cases by working with the client and the claimants to reduce the client’s future exposure through negotiation, including settlement and mediation.

Currently, Sean’s practice is focused on workers’ compensation and general defense litigation, including general casualty and premises liability.

In his spare time, Sean enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He is also an avid saltwater fisherman.

Sean practices out of the New Orleans office.

Notable decisions

  • Cook v. Huchingson, 2009 WL 483840 (E.D. La. 2009)
  • Hammond v. Plaquemines Parish, 2007-0782 (La. App. 4 Cir. 3/19/08), 982 So.2d 204
  • Young v. Balboa Insurance Company, 2009 WL 586122 (E.D. La. 2009)
  • Bickham v. Louisiana Emergency Medical Consultants, Inc., 2010-0535 (La. App. 1 Cir. 11/1/10), 52 So.3d 162

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