Practice Focus

Appellate Group, Class Actions/Mass Actions/MDLs, Construction, Corporate Governance, Employment, Insurance Coverage, Media/First Amendment, Real Estate Litigation, Tax

Lori Mince is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Section. She practices in the areas of media law, commercial litigation, and tax litigation.

Since 2007, Lori has been named as a leading lawyer in commercial litigation by Chambers & Partners, which calls her a “bright, organized and meticulous” lawyer with a “superb practice.” She was recognized as the 2023 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – First Amendment (New Orleans).

In her commercial litigation practice, Lori has represented clients in a variety of matters, including class actions and commercial disputes involving GoAuto Insurance, LLC; LCMC Health; Wallace Drennan, Inc.; Rouses Enterprises; H&E Equipment Services, Inc.; Stirling Properties; Lloyd’s of London; and ASM Global, LLC, the company that manages the Louisiana Superdome and New Orleans Arena. Lori also regularly represents executives in employment disputes with their former employers regarding compensation and restrictive covenants.

In her media law practice, Lori has represented the Associated Press, The New York Times, ProPublica, Cable News Network, American Oversight, the Guardian, and others. She has handled dozens of matters seeking access to proceedings and records on subjects ranging from police misconduct and corruption in government contracting to Louisiana State University’s search for a new president. She also regularly defends media clients in defamation actions and disputes involving intellectual property rights.

Finally, Lori represents the Louisiana Department of Revenue in lawsuits seeking to recover corporate income, franchise, and sales taxes from among the largest taxpayers in the State. Currently, Lori represents the Department of Revenue in cases against R.J. Reynolds, Grainger, Home Depot, General Mills, American Honda Corp., Expedia, and others.

She also is a certified American Arbitration Association arbitrator, and she brings 25 years of litigation experience to her arbitration practice.

Lori is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Louisiana Bar Foundation, and serves as chair of the American Bar Association Real Property Division Litigation and Ethics Group. She also sits on the Board of Trustees of the St. George’s School Endowment.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, from Loyola University College of Law, 1998
    • Member of the Loyola Law Review
  • B.A., cum laude, from Tulane University, 1992