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Louis O. Oubre joined Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn in 2013. He focuses his practice on defending companies in toxic tort litigation and has extensive experience handling discovery, depositions, motions practice and mediation. He also represents clients in the areas of products liability and insurance coverage defense.

A magna cum laude graduate and student government president at Nicholls State University, Louis worked eight years in classical radio and with the U.S. Department of the Treasury before attending the Loyola University School of Law. He graduated in 1997 in the top 10 percent of his class and with Moot Court honors.

Louis is married and has two children. He enjoys spending time with his family and watching baseball and football. He is a supporter and founding charter member of the National World War II Museum and its mission to tell the stories of brave men and women who sacrificed so much for the freedom we enjoy today.

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana


  • J.D., Loyola University School of Law, 1997
  • B.A., Nicholls State University, magna cum laude, 1985


  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Fifth Circuit Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Community Involvement

  • Former Head Coach and Assistant Coach, Lakeview Playground Baseball
  • Charter Member, National World War II Museum
  • Member, St. Dominic Church Choir
  • Former President, New Orleans Symphony Chorus
  • Former Board Member, New Orleans Symphony


Simon Peragine welcomes Louis Oubre to the firm

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