New Orleans

Luke T. Habetz


Lafayette, LA

Luke Habetz is a recent graduate of LSU's Paul M. Hebert Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is an associate in Preis PLC’s Lafayette, Louisiana office. Luke grew up working on a farm in Crowley, Louisiana, which taught him the importance of commitment, dedication and the rewards gained from a strong work ethic. He attended LSU, Baton Rouge, earning a B.S. and graduating magna cum laude. During his tenure at LSU's Law Center Luke participated in many trial advocacy competitions. He was actively involved in the Student Bar Association, serving as 3L Class Vice President and as a founding member of the Student Bar Association Safety Committee.

Prior to joining Preis PLC, Luke clerked at multiple law firms throughout the state of Louisiana where he gained valuable experience and insight in handling various types of legal matters.

  • 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
    • Transportation
      • Automobile Liability and Coverage
      • Trucking Liability and Coverage
      • Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Liability and Coverage
    • Contractual Indemnity and Insurance
    • Casualty Litigation and Coverage
    • Insurance Coverage, Litigation and Recovery
    • Construction Contracts, Defects and Litigation
    • Premises Liability
    • Products Liability
  • Education
    • Louisiana State University, B.S. magna cum laude (2017)
    • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D./D.C.L. (2020)
  • Bar Admissions
    • Louisiana
  • Court Admissions
    • Supreme Court of Louisiana
    • All Louisiana State Courts
    • 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
  • Professional and Community Affiliations
    • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
    • Louisiana Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section, Lafayette Bar Association
    • John M. Duhe, Jr., American Inn of Court
  • Recognitions
    • LSU Law Dean's Scholar Award 2017-2018
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Legal Research and Writing (2017)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Louisiana Civil Law Torts (2018)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, European and Comparative Health Law (2019)
    • LSU Board of Supervisors Scholarship Recipient
    • L'ecrevisse Scholarship Recipient 2017-2020
    • LSU Dean's List Tuition Scholarship 2018-2020