New Orleans

John P. Guillory


Lafayette, LA

John Guillory is an attorney in Preis PLC’s Lafayette office. John has over 30 years of experience involving commercial litigation, general insurance defenses, subrogation, products liability, professional malpractice and coverage analysis. John is licensed in both Louisiana and Texas. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. John has previous experience in auditing of financials and business consulting. He uses this experience to fully represent clients. John has been lead counsel in numerous hearings, depositions, jury and judge trials. He has also been successful in cases resulting in mediations, and/or summary judgments. He also has extensive appellate experience in Louisiana State Appeals Courts and the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Practice Areas
    • Admiralty, Maritime and Energy ~ Wrongful Death, Personal Injury and Property Damage
      • Jones Act
      • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA)
      • Vessel Collisions / Allisions
      • Offshore Construction
    • Civil Rights
    • Construction Contracts, Defects and Litigation
    • Contractual Indemnity and Insurance
    • Environmental and Pollution
    • Property and Bad Faith Insurance Coverage
      • Fire Claims and Litigation
    • Insurance Coverage, Litigation and Recovery
    • Professional Liability
      • Medical and Professional Liability
    • Mass Torts and Class Actions
    • Premises Liability
    • Products Liability
    • Redhibition
    • Transportation
      • Automobile Liability and Coverage
      • Railroad Liability and Coverage
      • Trucking Liability and Coverage
      • Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Liability and Coverage
    • Toxic Tort
  • Education
    • Tulane Law School, J.D., Magna Cum Laude (1987), Order of the Coif
    • Louisiana State University, B.S. (1982)
  • Bar Admissions
    • Louisiana
    • Texas
  • Court Admissions
    • Louisiana Supreme Court
    • All Louisiana State Courts
    • Supreme Court of Texas
    • All Texas State Courts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Experience
    • Practiced oil and gas and commercial litigation, defending a large royalty case between a government entity and an oil company.
    • Represented large banks involved in commercial and bankruptcy litigation.
    • Represented foreign trucking companies defending personal injury accident cases.
    • Lead counsel for commercial general liability insurers in several trials.
    • Lead counsel representing workers’ comp carriers for trials and appeals.
    • Lead counsel representing several professional malpractice carriers.
    • Represented various trucking companies and trucking insurers.
    • Performed extensive coverage analysis.
  • Publications and Presentations
    • Several published briefs by various national legal organizations filed within state and federal appellate courts.
  • Professional and Community Affiliations
    • Federal Bar Association
    • Lafayette Bar Association
    • Louisiana State Bar Association
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Knights of Columbus
    • Law Clerk to Hon. Walter Marcus - Louisiana Supreme Court