Marionneaux Law Firm


About the Juice

For some of us, serving others is the heartbeat of life. It’s the juice that fulfills us. For Rob Marionneaux, the drive to serve others is the reason he became an attorney. It was the reason he served as a state representative and senator for 16 years. It is the reason he represents the injured and the families of those who died wrongful deaths, and those who have been damaged by the negligent acts of others.

Quite simply, Rob cares for his clients. He was a country boy, and still lives on a cattle farm. He has a great appreciation for good, downto- earth people, and he knows that good people sometimes need help, need compassion and empathy, and need excellent legal representation so that they are not trampled upon during times of tragedy and discord.

When you or a loved one have been injured by someone’s negligence or careless actions, one of the most important decisions you will make is deciding who will represent you… who will fight for you. Many law firms are personal injury case factories, and are quick to settle cases.

The Marionneaux Law Firm is renowned for its expertise, willingness and ability to take on and try in court even the most difficult cases. This determination and resolve has resulted in numerous jury verdicts resulting in millions of dollars. This resolve to help good people, combined with experience, meticulous preparation and jury trial talent, has proved invaluable to clients. It has also provided the firm with a success record that is hard to beat – hundreds of cases handled and client awards totaling millions of dollars.

Rob Marionneaux and The Marionneaux Law Firm’s commitment to its clients is singular - to support you with compassion and aggressive representation. It is the juice that he thrives on.


Focusing his legal career on catastrophic injury and death cases, Mr. Marionneaux has seen his fair share of tragedies. He has tried civil jury trials, which have resulted in jury verdicts totaling more than $100 Million Dollars.

He has tried numerous cases involving the negligence of 18-wheeler operators, gas service companies, property contamination, chemical plants and a host of other responsible parties.

Mr. Marionneaux has had the unique perspective of not only utilizing the laws of Louisiana in courtrooms throughout the state, but also making them. Mr. Marionneaux has served four terms in the Louisiana Legislature. In 1999, at the age of 27, he was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives (1996-2000) and three terms to the Louisiana Senate (2001-2012).

In 2003, Sen. Marionneaux was reelected to the Louisiana Senate by more than 62% of the vote and soon became a floor leader for Governor Blanco. He was appointed chairman of the JUDICIARY B COMMITTEE, which has oversight over the Department of Corrections, Juvenile Justice and all gaming regulations. He also served on the SENATE AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, THE REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE and the SENATE TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE. He was appointed to serve on the distinguished LOUISIANA STATE LAW INSTITUTE.

In 2007, Senator Marionneaux was again reelected to the Louisiana Senate by more than 82% of the votes cast. He served as Chairman of the powerful REVENUE AND FISCAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, which is responsible for the $4 Billion Dollar Capital Construction Budget, Louisiana’s Tax Code and oversight over the DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. He also served on Joint Budget, Judiciary B, and Commerce, which has oversight over all banking regulations. Sen. Marionneaux was also appointed by the Senate President to serve as parliamentarian for the Louisiana Senate.

Senator Marionneaux was the lead author of Louisiana’s notable “Clean Indoor Air Act” whereby smoking is prohibited in restaurants, Louisiana’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday, Louisiana’s 2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday, and the renowned tax deduction for parents who choose to send their children to private/parochial schools. He led the charge to repeal Louisiana’s state income tax. He has also been a leading advocated for civil justice in Louisiana.

Mr. Marionneaux, in his more than 18 years of practicing law, specializing in trial practice, has amassed jury verdicts totaling more than $100 MILLION dollars. He has served as trial counsel for class action litigation resulting in the findings that a chemical plant contaminated an aquifer in Iberville Parish.

Sen. Marionneaux has been the lead trial attorney in numerous trials resulting in multi-million dollar verdicts. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates, recognized for having achieved million and multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients Sen. Marionneaux has argued before the five courts of appeal throughout Louisiana as well as the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Senator Marionneaux has served on the Louisiana State Law Institute, and the Louisiana State Bar Association as an elected member to the House of Delegates (2004-2006)(2006-). He has been appointed by the Louisiana Supreme Court to various committees related to legal issues facing Louisiana. He has been recognized and rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which identifies lawyers with specialized legal ability, legal expertise and professional stature. He is a member of the American Association of Justice, the Louisiana Association for Justice, La. Assn. Criminal Defense Lawyers, and other legal associations. He has been the guest speaker for numerous continuing legal education programs, including “Am I prepared to handle an 18 Wheeler Case,” and “Handling a Traumatic Brain Injury Case.”

He has been recognized The Baton Rouge Business Report’s annual “Top Forty Under 40" and was inducted into the Southern University Law Center’s Hall of Fame (2006). Mr. Marionneaux is a graduate of Southern University Law Center, and Louisiana State University, where he served in numerous elected capacities. He is a graduate of Catholic High of Pointe Coupee.

Senator Marionneaux is the father of one child, Robert, and the husband of Keely Williams Marionneaux. His hobbies include flying, golf, hunting, fishing, snow skiing, motorcycles, and working on his cattle farm located in Grosse Tete, Louisiana.

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