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Louis Selig Bio / CV



USA&M National Advanced Mediator Training, 1993 (Chair), 1992, 1991; AA White Center Advanced Mediator Training, 1993; USA&M Basic Mediator Training, 1987; Tulane University School of Law, LLM in Admiralty credits re injury and death litigation, 1981; Louisiana State University, JD, 1974, BA, 1971.

Mediation Experience

Louis Selig is a Credentialed Distinguished Mediator and one of Houston’s and the Gulf Coast’s most experienced mediators. Since launching his ADR career in 1988, he has mediated in many different states nationwide and has handled over three thousand cases, many of which have involved complex issues, multiple parties and very significant value claims. He has also lectured and spoken at numerous CLE seminars over the years.

Mr. Selig is a member of the National Advanced Mediator Panel of Mediation Arbitration North America (MANA) headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.  In addition to his work as a mediator, Mr. Selig has conducted basic and advanced mediator training, and has served as a speaker at seminars hosted by Texas Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, Association of Attorney Mediators, and various industry groups.  He has been recognized as a credentialed distinguished Mediator by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.  He is also a member of the Garland Walker Inns of Court, affiliated with American Inns of Court.

Before leaving USA&M, Mr. Selig served on its National Committee on Standards, Training and Quality Control.  Before leaving New Orleans, he also served on the faculty of Loyola University Law School’s Trial Advocacy Skills Credit Program.

In 2010, Mr. Selig was recognized as a Charter member of the Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and a Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Maritime
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury / Death
  • Employment
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Commercial
  • Toxic Tort
  • Environmental
  • Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Transportation