Daniel Stanton is an associate in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2013 and practices in the admiralty, maritime , and energy law practice groups. Prior to law school, Daniel worked as a commercial property and casualty insurance producer in Northwest Florida where he helped businesses manage liability and property risks through a variety of insurance vehicles.
He is listed as a Rising Star in Louisiana Super Lawyers 2018.Representative Experience
- Assisted in the representation of an international oil and gas production services company in personal injury suit resulting in dismissal on summary judgment under the borrowed employee defense
- Representation of energy production and exploration companies in lawsuits filed by offshore workers based on the Jones Act, General Maritime Law, Louisiana, and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)
- Representation of energy production and exploration companies in Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement proceedings
- Representation of energy production and exploration companies in matters involving alleged damages to oyster beds and leases
- Representation of chemical companies in disputes arising from spills of hazardous chemicals on land and aboard vessels
- Representation of energy production and exploration companies in matters involving vessel allisions with marine obstructions
- Representation of energy production and exploration companies in matters involving personal injuries sustained aboard vessels
Daniel earned his B.B.A. from Mississippi State University in 2007. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2013, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Maritime Law Journal, President of the Maritime Law Society, and a William L. Crowe, Sr., Scholar.Admissions
- Admitted, Louisiana, 2013; United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
- New Orleans, Louisiana, Federal and American Bar Associations; Propeller Club of New Orleans
- A How-To Guide for Determining Whether a Contract is Maritime, Louisiana Law Blog, June 21, 2017
- Admiralty and Navigable Water Bodies - Not Just Jurisdictional Issues, Louisiana Law Blog, December 5, 2016
- U.S. 5th Circuit Affirms Attorneys' Fee Sanction Against Defendant for Abuse of Judicial Process at Trial of Admiralty Case, Louisiana Law Blog, October 25, 2016
- Suspension of Insurance Provisions in Flood Affected Parishes, Louisiana Law Blog, August 2016
- Peremption: A Legal "Bar" Sufficient to Circumvent the Louisiana Oilfield Indemnity Act, Louisiana Law Blog, June 2016
- "Responsible Party" Liability Under OPA 90 Not Unlimited, Louisiana Law Blog, April 4, 2016
- Choice of Law Provisions: Cheap Insurance Against the Unpredictable, Louisiana Law Blog, December 18, 2015
- Decades Later - McCorpen Still at Work, Louisiana Law Blog, December 16, 2015
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Provides New Resource for Marine Operators, Louisiana Law Blog, July 1, 2015.
- McCorpen Under Attack at the U.S. Supreme Court, Louisiana Law Blog, June 30, 2015.
- U.S. Fifth Circuit Reaffirms Importance of Actually Working on a Vessel for Seaman Status, Louisiana Law Blog, May 18, 2015.
- U.S. Fifth Circuit Extends McCorpen Defense to Successor Employer, Louisiana Law Blog, March 30, 2015
- Work Related Stress: It Comes with the Job for a Jones Act Seaman, Louisiana Law Blog, December 10, 2014
- The Fifth Circuit's Latest Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Ruling, Louisiana Law Blog, December 22, 2014
- Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Maintenance and Cure in the Wake of Atlantic Sounding, 10 Loy. Mar. L.J. 471 (2012)
- Board Member, unCommon Construction
- Volunteer, Father Harry Thompson Center