Andrew J. Quackenbos
Andrew Quackenbos focuses primarily on litigation of disputes pertaining to offshore industries. He has experience representing employers in maritime, Longshore Act, construction, products liability, and insurance defense matters. Andrew has represented clients before Louisiana state courts and federal district courts in both Louisiana and Texas. He also has represented clients before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, where he has presented oral argument to three-judge panels and the en banc court.
Andrew has unique industry knowledge, having worked in both the municipal construction and the marine service sectors prior to attending law school. His duties included ensuring contractual compliance, quality assurance and control, and the planning, implementation, and execution of job site activities and safety. Andrew’s experience gives him an understanding of clients’ industries and workplace environments, and it allows him to provide highly effective counsel at every step of a case.
Andrew graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a minor in Political Science. While at LSU, he served as a geotechnical research assistant in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Andrew received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Southern University Law Center, where he graduated second in his class and was the recipient of an academic scholarship. While in law school, he received several CALI Excellence for the Future Awards as the top student in his section.
Outside of the firm, Andrew is an active member of the New Orleans Rugby Football Club. He was a player on the Club’s 2011 Division II and 2012 Division III National Championship teams. In 2012, he was named The Emirates Airlines USA Rugby Men’s DIII Club Championship Most Valuable Player. Andrew also plays soccer in the SELASA and BRSA men’s soccer leagues.
OFFSHORE WINDS MARINE & ENERGY BLOG POSTS
- Offshore Fairness Act Proposes Extending States’ Offshore Jurisdiction
- BOEM Five Year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program Under Attack
- Costa Concordia – Lessons Learned and Path Forward
- Pressure on Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Continues to Rise
- EPA Links Hydraulic Fracturing with Groundwater Contamination
- EPA Proposes New Vessel General Permits – Let the Games Begin
- EPA Studies Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources – Should Oil and Gas Producers Be Concerned?
News & Appearances
Professional & Community Affiliations
- Louisiana State Bar Association
- Louisiana State Law Institute
- Observer, 2013
- Junior Honorary Member, 2009
- Federal Bar Association