W. Raley Alford, III
Mr. Alford represents public utilities and other clients in a variety of matters, including commercial and tort litigation, regulatory proceedings, and contract and property issues. Representative cases include construction disputes, securities actions, antitrust and unfair trade practice claims, medical licensing, and consumer litigation. Mr. Alford also counsels clients concerning regulatory compliance and general business issues.
Mr. Alford graduated from Louisiana State University summa cum laude with a degree in International Trade and Finance and minors in Economics and Spanish. He graduated Order of the Coif from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he was a student research assistant to Professor Frank L. Maraist, a member of the Louisiana Law Review, and the recipient of the Vinson & Elkins Outstanding Law Review Casenote or Comment Award.
Professional and Civic Activities
President, Federal Bar Association – New Orleans Chapter
Member, Counterletter Committee, Louisiana State Law Institute
Member, Prescription Committee, Louisiana State Law Institute
LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Young Alumni Leadership Council
Member, Board of Directors, Industrial Development Board of the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, Inc., 2006 – 2009
Law Clerk to the Hon. James L. Dennis of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001 – 2003
Member: Order of the Coif, Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Member: Louisiana Law Review
Recipient of the Vinson & Elkins Outstanding Law Review Casenote or Comment Award
The Biased Expert Witness in Louisiana Tort Law, 61 La. Law Rev. 181 (2000).