Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. was founded in 1896 and currently has offices in New Orleans, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, and Northshore New Orleans.
Our Firm has represented clients in domestic and international business transactions, litigation, arbitration, and maritime matters involving clients’ activities throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Central and South America, Russia, Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Indonesia and Japan. As the first law firm in Louisiana to subscribe to the American Bar Association Law Pro Bono Project, Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. has a long history of commitment to public service and the betterment of our community. Firm partners have served as Chair of the Louisiana State Law Institute, as Presidents of the New Orleans Bar Association, and as Presidents of the Louisiana State Bar Association. They have also served on the Board of Governors of the American and National Bar Associations, among many other legal, leadership, and professional distinctions.
The Firm seeks to provide the highest quality of legal services through effective and creative representation. To that end, we utilize our principal resources: the talent and expertise of our lawyers, our collective experience and accumulated work product, the dedication of our support staff, the latest in technological support, and our tradition of rendering prompt, efficient and effective legal services.
The Firm is committed to rendering services in an economical manner. A number of billing arrangements are offered as alternatives to standard hourly rates. The Firm is a signatory to the Center for Public Resources, Inc., Statement of Alternatives to Litigation, and subscribed to its Policy Statement by pledging to use alternatives dispute resolution procedures, where appropriate, to reduce our clients’ costs and the burden of litigation.