Benjamin M. Chapman

Benjamin Chapman


My most significant achievement to date involves the outright dismissal of a class action and several other related suits seeking billions of dollars in alleged damages to oyster leases in Louisiana resulting from coastal restoration projects.

Ben Chapman is a 2002 graduate of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU and has maintained a robust litigation practice for almost 15 years. His principal practice areas include labor and employment, state and municipal civil service, government relations and regulatory, general civil litigation and insurance coverage and defense. Mr. Chapman has represented several state and municipal agencies, boards and departments, professional associations, the Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association, numerous insurance companies and third-party administrators, and both corporate and individual clients in tribunals ranging from administrative and civil service adjudications to arbitration and mediation panels to judicial proceedings from city courts through appellate courts in both state and federal court throughout the State of Louisiana. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Chapman advises clients on a broad variety of other issues ranging from corporate organization to human resources best practices and regulations to risk management, loss prevention, and mitigation. Mr. Chapman has earned a reputation for strategic planning, accessibility, responsiveness, and efficiency. He is a tireless and effective advocate on behalf of his clients.


Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, May 2002, Juris Doctor

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1999, Bachelor Degree in Speech Communications; Minor Degree in Political Science


Louisiana State Bar

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal

Notary Public


Labor and Employment Law Update, presented at the Louisiana Hospital Association’s 2018 HR Professional Symposium (PDF Slides)


American Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)


where you can find Andrew
  • 6421 Perkins Road
  • Building B, Suite B
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
  • Telephone: 225-291-7300
  • Direct: 225-388-1026
  • Facsimile: 225-291-4524
  • Email:


outstanding service
  • Labor and Employment
  • Government Relations and Regulatory
  • Insurance Coverage and Defense
  • Litigation
  • Toxic Torts

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