Noted Litigator Joins Kean Miller as a Partner in Lafayette

Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Robert M. Kallam has joined the firm as a litigation partner in its Lafayette office.  Robert will practice with the Offshore Energy and Marine Litigation practice group.  He also assists clients with transportation, premises liability and casualty litigation defense.  “We are thrilled to welcome a defense attorney of Robert’s caliber to Kean Miller,” said Linda Perez Clark, managing partner.   “This strategic partner addition bolsters our regional litigation and trial practice, and is demonstrative of our commitment to clients across South Louisiana and Texas.  His nearly 30 years of experience in offshore and land based energy and in maritime, transportation,  casualty,  and  complex business and commercial litigation will benefit our clients, and our regional footprint and multi-disciplinary resources offer his clients new opportunities.”
Robert Kallam has extensive legal experience in premises liability, Act 312 “Legacy Lawsuit” defense, appellate advocacy, master service agreements, casualty litigation, and insurance matters.  He is recognized by Louisiana Super Lawyers and is listed in the Top 50 by Louisiana Super Lawyers for 2018 and 2019. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Robert earned his B.S. from Louisiana State University in 1987. He earned his J.D. from the LSU Law Center in 1990.   He is a lifelong resident of Lafayette and is involved in a number of philanthropic, civic and educational causes.   He and his wife, Michelle, are the proud parents of four children.

About Kean Miller

With more than 155 attorneys in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Houston, and The Woodlands, Kean Miller is one of the largest full-service law firms in the region.  Founded in 1983, the firm has a particular dedication to serving Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in the South, providing them with legal resources focused on growth.

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