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Norman E. “Skeet” Anseman III, Of Counsel

Norman E. “Skeet” Anseman III

Norman E. "Skeet" Anseman, III

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Contact Info

NAnseman@PerrierLacoste.com
Direct Phone: 504-535-2588
Direct Fax: 504-212-7294

Norman “Skeet” Anseman was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and grew up in San Francisco, Denver, and Lafayette, Louisiana. Skeet has been practicing law for over twenty-two years and opened the Lafayette office of Perrier & Lacoste in May of 2020. Skeet’s practice concentrates on retail and restaurant defense, maritime, commercial transportation, casualty litigation, and products liability.

Skeet has extensive practice and trial experience representing restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacies, and other retail establishments in courts at the state and federal levels. He has also tried matters before several administrative agencies, including the US Department of Labor, the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy, and the Louisiana Workforce Commission. He has authored several appellate briefs, argued before federal and state appellate courts, and has authored a successful certiorari opposition brief before the US Supreme Court. He is licensed to practice in Louisiana and Texas.

Skeet has served as lead counsel in several mass marine casualty claims, including representation in the Deepwater Horizon incident. Skeet utilizes his practical litigation experience to advise clients on a variety of energy and offshore contract matters and issues. He works with companies to draft all-encompassing contracts that take full advantage of the company’s risk allocation, including indemnity and insurance protection. He has broad experience analyzing, drafting, and revising master service agreements and onshore and offshore drilling contracts. Additionally, he routinely negotiates and drafts various commercial and financial contracts for local businesses.

Skeet maintains an active seminar and speaking schedule. He is on the adjunct faculty at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he teaches Trial Advocacy. Skeet is an AV peer rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and has been a Louisiana Super Lawyer for seven years. In 2019, he was recognized as one of Acadiana Profile Magazine Top Lawyers in the field of Admiralty and Maritime Law. Skeet lives in Lafayette with his wife Vanessa and is the proud father of three boys.

Education

Louisiana State University, Juris Doctorate, 1997
Louisiana State University, BA, History, 1994

Bar Admissions

Louisiana State Bar
Texas State Bar
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

Federal Bar Association
Houston Marine & Energy Insurance Conference Planning Committee
Lafayette Bar Association and Foundation
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Louisiana State Bar Association
Maritime Law Association
National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel
New Orleans Bar Association
Texas State Bar Association
Themis Advocates Group

Practice Areas

Casualty Litigation, Commercial Transportation, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Maritime, Oil & Gas, Products Liability, Retail and Restaurant Defense