Louis H. Thomas III

Sr. Associate Attorney





Louis H. Thomas III

Sr. Associate Attorney






Louis H. Thomas III is a senior associate attorney in our New Orleans, Louisiana branch office. Louis received his undergraduate degree from Tulane and his J.D. from Loyola University in New Orleans. He has over six years of civil litigation experience in the areas or personal injury, auto injury, wrongful death, insurance, slip and fall, and trucking accidents. Throughout his career, Louis has taken hundreds of depositions, participated in countless mediations, and written numerous appellate briefs. Louis has also received multiple favorable jury verdicts following trial.

Louis brings a wealth of insurance subrogation and defense litigation experience to MWL, having worked as an in-house attorney for GEICO insurance Company, where he litigated a large caseload of personal injury matters. Louis later developed his litigation skills as an associate at private law firms in Metairie and New Orleans, where he worked on various types of civil cases including automobile accidents, premises liability, and employer liability.  In 2022 and 2023, Louis was named a Louisiana “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine, an award given only to the top 2.5% of lawyers in the state. Louis is licensed to practice law in all state courts of Louisiana, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Louis also boasts a rich business and finance background, having worked as Chief Financial Officer of a Louisiana construction/real estate development firm and as a financial advisor at UBS Financial Services in New Orleans.

In his spare time, Louis enjoys attending Tulane University and New Orleans Saints Football games, golfing, listening to audiobooks and music, watching movies, working out, and spending time with his friends and family. A passionate lover of the arts, Louis also enjoys visiting local theaters to see the latest plays and productions. Louis is also member of the Tulane Letterwinner’s Association and is very active in alumni relations.

Claims Litigation Management


  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, LA
    • Juris Doctor and Certificate in Law, Technology & Entrepreneurship, May 2016
    • Activities: Real Estate Law Society, President
  • Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business, New Orleans, LA
    • Bachelor of Science in Management, Major in Finance, December 2007
    • Activities: Recipient of Tulane Athletics Scholarship in Football, 2004-2007
    • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., President

Bar Admissions

Louisiana, 2016

Eastern District of Louisiana, 2018

Middle District of Louisiana, 2023

Western District of Louisiana, 2023

Western District of Texas, 2023


Claims Litigation Management (CLM)

Tulane University’s Letterwinners Association

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.