Authorized Provider of the
Louisiana Department of Insurance


Post Office Box 493 - Marrero, LA 70073
Phone: (504) 309-3782
E-mail: education@lesinc.org

Madro Bandaries

Professional

Education

Professional Affiliations

Louisiana Bar Association; American Bar Association; New Orleans Bar Association; Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Admitted to practice law in the U.S. Courts of the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of Tennessee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Recent Publications

Reflections on Daubert and Mold Litigation for the Plaintiffs' Attorney,
COLUMNS, November 2003 Vol. 3, No. 1, pp 4-5, 54-56. HarrisMartin Publishing LLC, West Chester, PA.
Defeating Commercial General Liability Policy Exclusions: A Plaintiff's Perspective,
COLUMNS, August 2003 Vol. 2, No. 2. HarrisMartin Publishing LLC, West Chester, PA.
Louisiana Pre-Licensing Course For Bail Bond Agents,
Louisiana Educational Services, Inc. (approved text for the Louisiana Department of Insurance) July, 2004.
Louisiana Continuing Education For Bail Bond Agents,
Louisiana Educational Services, Inc. (approved text for the Louisiana Department of Insurance) January, 2009.
Louisiana Continuing Education For Bail Bond Agents,
Louisiana Educational Services, Inc. (approved text for the Louisiana Department of Insurance) January, 2010.

Civic Affiliations

Former President, Kiwanis Club; Former President, Exchange Club; Former State Vice President, Louisiana Jaycees; Former President, Louisiana Arthritis Foundation; 82nd Airborne Division Association; 1st Airborne Division Association; Holder of Master Israeli Jump Wings; Member, Lowe-McFarland America Legion Post; and Louisiana State Racing Commission (Horse Owner).

Class Action, Mass Joinder and Complex Litigation Experience

Waters, et al v. Louisiana Department of Social Services, et al.
CDC, Parish of Orleans
No. 2001-17775 "J"
Counsel/Class Action/ Settled $6.5 million

Lori Brown, et al. v. Credit Suisse First Boston Corp., et al.
CDC, Parish of Orleans
No. 2002-13738 "A"
Counsel/Class Action/Settled $6 million

Powell, et al v. Credit Suisse First Boston Corp., et al.
CDC, Parish of Orleans
No. 2004-11069 "A"
Counsel/Class Action/Settled $2.1 million

Cardon, et al v. Chalmette Christian Academy, et al.
34th JDC, St. Bernard Parish
No. 104 284 "B"
Lead Counsel/Class Action/Settled $310,000.00

Total Marine Services of Jefferson, Inc., et al. v. West Jefferson Levee District, et al.
24th JDC, Parish of Jefferson
No. 543-831 "D"
Lead Counsel/Complex Litigation/Settled $400,000.00

Salih, et al v. Union Planters Bank
CDC, Parish of Orleans
No.: 2001-118 "E"
Lead Counsel/Class Action/ Settled $1 million

Oubre, et al v. Louisiana Citizens Fair Plan
24th JDC, Parish of Jefferson
No. 625-567 "C"
Former Lead Counsel/ Class Action/Current intervention for fees

Ring et al. v. DOTD
19th JDC, Parish of East Baton Rouge
No. 481,767 "J"
Former Lead Counsel/Class Action/Current intervention for fees

Turner, el v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc.
USDC, Eastern District of Louisiana
No. 2005-4206 "L"
Plaintiff Steering Committee Member/Class Action/Settled $330 million

Chalona, et al v. Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Co.
34th JDC, Parish of St. Bernard
No.: 107-125 "A"
Lead Counsel/ Class Action/Settled as part of the Orrill settlement below

Orrill, et al v. Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Co.
CDC, Parish of Orleans
No.: 2005-11720
Lead Counsel/Class Action/Settled $35 million

In re: World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation
USDC, Southern District of New York
No.: 21 MC 100 (AKH)
Counsel for Defendants (contractors)/Mass Tort/In Litigation

Berniard, et al v. Cox Communications, Inc. et al
USDC, Eastern District of Louisiana
No.: 2009-2996 "S"
Liaison Counsel for State & Federal Litigation/Class Action/In Litigation

Bodet, et al v. Charter Communications, Inc. et al
USDC, Eastern District of Louisiana
No.: 2009-3068 "F"
Lead Counsel/Class Action/In Litigation

Morrell, et al. v. Alfortish and Louisiana Horsemens' Benevolent & Protective Association 1993, Inc.s Board of Directors.
CDC, Parish of Orleans
No. 2009-12066 "K"
Lead Counsel/Complex Litigation/In Litigation

Nathaniel Bandaries v. City of New Orleans, consolidated with City of New Orleans v. McMahon.
CDC, Parish Of Orleans
No.: 08-11583 consolidated with 10-2310
Counsel/Putative Class Action over traffic cameras used by the City of New Orleans

Edward Moreno

Mr. Moreno hails from Brownsville, Texas, but has been a part of the New Orleans community since January of 1991. He served on Active Duty with the United States Navy from July, 1987 to February, 1996. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of New Orleans. Edward earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law and is admitted to the State Bar of Louisiana.

Statement of Practice Summary

General Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage, Property and Casualty, Excess and Umbrella, Admiralty, Comprehensive General Liability, Cargo, Construction, Toxic Torts, Motor Carriers, Railroad, FELA, Products Liability

Education

Admitted

Memberships

Biography

Edward Moreno is a native of Brownsville, Texas, but has been a part of the New Orleans community since January of 1991. He served on Active Duty with the United States Navy from July, 1987 to February, 1996 and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal and the National Defense Service Medal for his service during Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Edward received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of New Orleans in 1998. He earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law and is admitted to the State Bar of Louisiana. He began his legal career as an Insurance defense paralegal and later as an Insurance Defense attorney defending insurance companies in a variety of cases. Now, as a Plaintiff's attorney, he uses his insight into the insurance company's methods and practices, to his client's advantage.

Statement of Practice Summary

Personal Injury (Plaintiff and Defense), Automobile Accidents (Plaintiff and Defense), Cargo, Construction Defects (Plaintiff and Defense), Toxic Torts(Plaintiff and Defense), Admiralty General Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage, Property and Casualty, Excess and Umbrella, Comprehensive General Liability, Motor Carriers, Railroad, FELA, Products Liability