Abel Law Firm

William “Will” Abel

William “Will” Abel is a civil litigator.

Will has focused his career on developing a civil litigation practice with an emphasis on large commercial disputes, serious personal injury (plaintiff and defendant), insurance coverage and indemnity disputes, and other complex civil matters.

Will also acts as general outside counsel to local businesses operating in the construction, development, transportation, maritime, and oil & gas service industries. In this role, Will helps his clients manage litigation, advises on contracts and master service agreements, and provides general advice on navigating the legal issues which arise in day-to-day business.

In his free time, Will enjoys basketball, golf, and spending time with his dog Gus and his wife Marla.

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BRETT LANDRY

Brett Landry is an associate attorney and a native of the Houma-Thibodaux area.

Brett graduated from South Terrebonne High School in 2017, and in 2020 earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication at LSU.

In 2023, Brett graduated from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, earning his Juris Doctorate, Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law, and a Graduate Certificate in Energy Law and Policy.

During his time in law school, Brett stood out for his trial advocacy skills, competing for LSU in annual trial competitions. Following graduation, Brett served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable F. Hugh Larose in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Brett has deep a passion for civil litigation, particularly in the areas of insurance coverage, contract disputes, and in oil & gas policy.

Brett is an avid outdoorsman, carpenter, and loves to play tennis.

KAITLyn adams

Kaitlyn Adams is a Thibodaux native. She graduated from Louisiana State University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science and from Southern University Law Center in 2022 with a Juris Doctorate. After law school, Kaitlyn accepted a Judicial Clerkship in the 17th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Lafourche. During her clerkship, Kaitlyn also had the privilege of clerking for the Honorable Steven M. Miller, Honorable John E. Leblanc, and Honorable Jennifer F. Richard.

 
In her spare time, Kaitlyn is a gymnastics judge and she judges at the NCAA level.

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