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Education
  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 2001, cum laude
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1991
  • University of Southern Mississippi, M.S., 1998, Public Administration, with honors
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 2001
  • Alabama, 2007
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals  Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Eastern, Middle and Western Louisiana
  • United States District Court Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
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Scott Winstead
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Partner
SWinstead@thompsoncoe.com
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New Orleans
650 Poydras Street
Suite 2105
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
504-526-4331 direct  |  504-526-4310 fax
Assistant:
Tonya Jarrow
504-526-4326 direct
tjarrow@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Scott Winstead is a successful trial attorney focusing on transportation and workers' compensation defense. Scott focuses his practice in interstate carrier defense, mass tort and occupational health litigation, commercial litigation, workers’ compensation, general civil litigation, and maritime law. Scott also represents agents, realtors, attorneys, and other professionals in errors and omissions cases, and he is particularly seasoned in representing clients in all aspects of managed healthcare disputes. Practicing law for nearly 15 years, Scott represents a wide range of clients, including Fortune 500 companies and international insurers. Scott has significant trial experience having tried both jury and bench trials to successful conclusions.

Scott served as an officer in the Navy before going to law school. He earned his J.D from Loyola University School of Law where he graduated cum laude, and was honored as a William J. Crowe Scholar.  

Professional and Community Activities
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Vice Chair, Commercial Litigation Transportation Committee, TIPS, 2012-present
  • Transportation Industry Defense Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • St. Thomas More (Loyola) Inn of Court
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance