Quentin F. Urquhart

Irwin Fritchie Urquhart Moore & Daniels
400 Poydras Street, Suite 2700
New Orleans, LA

Phone: 5043102117
Fax: 5043102101
Firm Web Site: www.irwinllc.com

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Quentin Urquhart defends individual and multi-party personal injury and property damage claims. He routinely serves as Local, Regional and National Counsel. A major focus of his practice is in the products liability area and includes claims involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, trucks, recreational vehicles, hydraulic components, electrical components, and industrial machinery. In the toxic tort area, Quentin has defended class actions and individual claims involving pesticides, termiticides, solvents, fumigants, agricultural and household products, construction materials, radiation exposures, and asbestos. Quentin also routinely defends claims in the areas of consumer fraud, premises liability, automotive/ trucking, nursing home liability, and industrial accidents. Quentin served as President of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) from 2012-2013. Prior to his election as President, Quentin served on the IADC Board of Directors (2008-2012), was Major CLE Program Chair for the 2009 IADC Mid-Year Meeting, and chaired the IADC Drug, Device & Biotechnology Committee from 2002 to 2004. He also served as a member of the 2005 IADC Trial Academy. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and the Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ). He is also an active member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC), the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (LADC). In 2013, he was appointed by Chancellor Jack Weiss as a member of the Law Center Alumni Board of Trustees for LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Quentin is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, all Louisiana state courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana. He has also been admitted to practice in numerous courts across the United States on a pro hac basis. Quentin has been recognized by many of the leading peer-review publications in the legal profession, including: “The Best Lawyers in America” in the areas of Insurance Law, Litigation – Environmental, Product Liability Litigation- Defendants, and Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Action - Defendants by Best Lawyers, “Who’s Who of International Product Liability Defense Lawyers” and “The International Who’s Who of Life Sciences Lawyers” by Law Business Research, Ltd., as well as “Super Lawyers” by Thomson Reuters where he is listed as one of the top 50 attorneys in Louisiana. In 2012 he was recognized by Who’s Who Legal to be one of the top ten most highly regarded Product Liability Defence Lawyers in the world. In 2013 he was listed by New Orleans Magazine as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in the New Orleans area, based on his work in the fields of Litigation, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts.

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