The Patterson Resolution Group brings together committed professionals with broad and deep experience in the law.

Each member of The Patterson Resolution Group has distinguished themselves as a practitioner. With decades of experience resolving disputes in a wide array of industries, The Patterson Resolution Group provides a strong foundation for the resolution of complex disputes.

Each member of the group not only has distinguished themselves in the law, but also through numerous positions of service in the legal profession (including presidency of the Louisiana State Bar Association by six members of the group), in the public sector, on the bench, in civic service, or as teachers and authors.

The Patterson Resolution Group members have been actively engaged in dispute resolution for many years, both in and out of the State of Louisiana, serving as mediators, arbitrators, settlement/mediation counsel and special masters.

The members have substantive experience in disputes in areas such as:

  • Corporate and Business
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Oil and Gas
  • Maritime
  • Construction
  • Products Liability
  • Banking
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Liability
  • Governmental
  • Family
  • Medical Malpractice

The Patterson Resolution Group is ready to help you resolve your complex disputes and offers deep experience in a wide array of industries.

Patterson Resolution Group Principals


Robert W. Barton


Martin E. Coady


S. Guy deLaup


Ross Foote


Phelps Gay


C. A. “Hap” Martin III


Thomas Hayes, III

Patrick S. Ottinger


Mike McKay


Mike Patterson

Larry M. Roedel

Larry M. Roedel


Marta-Ann Schnabel