Louisiana State University, B.S. 2008
Loyola University New Orleans – College of Law, J.D. 2011
Louisiana (All Courts)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; Southern District of Texas
Legal Community Involvement:
Lafourche Parish Bar Association, President
Terrebonne Parish Bar Association, Member
Federal Bar Association, Member
Louisiana State Bar Association, House of Delegates Representative for the 17th Judicial District
Louisiana State Bar Association, Outreach Committee Member/Appointee
William “Will” Abel has experience in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters representing businesses and individuals involved in the local oil & gas, construction, development, maritime & admiralty, and agricultural industries in state and federal district courts and courts of appeal.
Will’s litigation practice includes disputes between business partners, business liquidation & dissolution, contract disputes, restrictive covenants, property damage, personal injury, maritime limitation of liability proceedings, maritime allisions & collisions, maritime & land transportation, insurance & indemnity disputes, and other complex litigation matters.
Will is an active member of the local, state, and federal bar associations, and he has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in business litigation by Louisiana Super Lawyers for the past two years.
In the local community, Will serves as a member of the Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental and Public Affairs Committee. Will is also a member of the Bayou Industrial Group and serves on the BIG Issues Advocacy Committee Meeting.