LPWSL

NEW ORLEANS, LA
(504) 834-6500

ST. LOUIS, MO
(314) 854-1357

 


THOMAS H. PEYTON
Associate


tpeyton@lpwsl.com
Phone (504) 834-6500
Fax (504) 834-6565

Main Practice Areas:
Insurance
Class Action / Complex Litigation
Environmental and Toxic Torts
Fire Litigation

Education:
University of Memphis
(B.A., 2005)
Loyola University New
Orleans College of Law
(J.D., 2009)

 

Tommy Peyton joined the firm as an associate in 2013. The focus of his practice is insurance coverage and coverage litigation involving marine insurance, general liability insurance, commercial property insurance, farmowners insurance, and homeowners insurance. He has significant experience in construction litigation and class action litigation and has defended several major insurance companies in first-party litigation in Louisiana and Texas.

Mr. Peyton has handled numerous cases defending insurers and their insureds, including claims involving personal injury and death, property damage, products liability, and construction defects. As part of his defense practice, he has handled losses arising out of natural disasters, including hurricanes.

Mr. Peyton graduated from the University of Memphis in 2005. He then graduated cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2009, where he was a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar and served as Managing Editor of the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law. While in law school, he also completed externships with Judge Ivan Lemelle, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, and Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll, Louisiana Supreme Court. A recognized leader in the community, Mr. Peyton was awarded the Louisiana Bar Association’s 2013 Pro Bono Publico Award.

Admitted Courts:
Louisiana State Courts – 2009
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle, and Western
Districts of Louisiana – 2009
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit – 2013
Texas State Courts – 2017

Bar Admissions:
Louisiana – 2009
Texas – 2017

Publications:
Note, State v. Kennedy, 9 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 87 (2007)

Organizations:
Louisiana State Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; New Orleans Bar Association; The Pro Bono Project