Louis P. Selig

Louis has devoted his career to the full-time practice of mediation and alternative dispute resolution. His prior career as a litigator involved both plaintiff and defense work with maritime and land-based injury and death cases. He has mediated over 2,500 cases, many of which have involved complex issues, multiple parties and multi-million dollar settlements.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience

  • Full-time attorney and mediator
  • Conducted over 2,500 mediations in Louisiana, Texas and many other states

Alternative Dispute Resolution Training

  • USA&M National Advanced Mediator Training, 1993 (Chair), 1992, 1991
  • AA White Center Advanced Mediator Training, 1993
  • USA&M Basic Mediator Training, 1987

Professional Licenses

Admitted to the Bar: Louisiana, 1975

Memberships, Honors, Professional Associations

  • National Advanced Mediator Panel of Mediation Arbitration North America (MANA)
  • Association of Attorney Mediators
  • Garland Walker Inns of Court


Louisiana State University (BA—1971; JD – 1974); Tulane University School of Law (LLM in Admiralty credits re-injury and death litigation – 1981)


Office located in Houston, Texas

Areas of Concentration

Bankruptcy, Business Disputes, Class Action, Corporate Disputes, Commercial Disputes, Contract (Other Than Consumer, Construction, and Employment), Dramshop Liability, Health Care, Insurance, Lease, Malpractice, Maritime/Jones Act/OCSLA, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Property Damage, Securities Law, Successions, Toxic Tort, Defective Products, Lemon Law, Products Liability, Rescission of Sales, Warranty Issues, Construction Disputes, Defective Premises, Liens, New Home Warranty Act, Warranty Issues, Affirmative Action, Discrimination, Employee Disputes, Retaliation, Workers’ Compensation/LHWCA, Wrongful Discharge

CLE and Teaching

  • Conducted basic and advanced mediator training
  • Attended and spoke at numerous continuing legal education and ADR seminars
  • Former faculty member of Loyola University Law School Trial Advocacy Skills Credit Program