Pettiette, Armand, Dunkelman, Woodley, Byrd & Cromwell is a litigation and commercial transactions firm that takes pride in offering high-level legal services to its clients, throughout north and central Louisiana & on select matters throughout the state. The partners in the firm have practiced together for over 20 years, and was founded in 1997. We handle civil litigation in all state & federal courts, and represent numerous banks & commercial clients. Our lawyers have extensive experience in the areas of insurance law, insurance defense, medical malpractice, banking & commercial law, personal injury, workers' compensation, civil rights, municipal liability & civil litigation.. The partners of Pettiette Armand have practiced together and represented most of the same clients since the mid-1980s – nearly 30 years. The firm was formed on November 17,1997. The firm practices in a wide variety of litigation matters,including general insurance defense,casualty litigation,medical malpractice defense,worker's compensation,personal injury litigation,insurance coverage,law enforcement defense,municipal liability,commercial litigation,banking litigation,construction litigation and trucking litigation. Partners in the firm have routinely represented clients statewide in multi-party and mass tort cases. Pettiette Armand also represents clients in alternative dispute resolutions such as mediation and arbitration,and one partner in the firm serves as a mediator. The lawyers of the firm have extensive trial and appellate experience in every phase of litigation in both the state and federal courts. Listed by Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading firm in the field of banking and finance,the firm represents a variety of state and national banks,as well as other corporate clients,in commercial transactions,finance and business matters.