Attorneys Handling Residential and Commercial Property Loss And Personal Injury Cases
From natural disasters to personal injury claims, we are passionate about helping people get what they are owed.
in association with other firms in tobacco, breast implant, and other class action litigation
including auto accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and other serious injuries
In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Ike, Superstorm Sandy, catastrophic flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and increased incidences of hail and wind storms throughout the country as the threats from global warming loom large, the firm has been retained by a variety of victims, from owners of Class A high rise buildings, to apartment complexes, residential homes, and businesses. To date, the firm has collected over $300 million in storm-related recoveries.”read more
Founded by Robert M. Murphy and the late Wendell H. Gauthier in 1974, the Gauthier Murphy & Houghtaling law firm has become one of the most influential and respected law firms in the South.
The Gauthier Murphy & Houghtaling law firm rose to national prominence as leader of the 100 law firm coalition that negotiated the $350 billion settlement with the Tobacco Industry.
Going the extra mile for our clients.
“I wish to thank you for your excellent representation of me in my recent court appearance, your efforts were extremely professional in all regards and the outcome was highly favorable. Your preparation was thorough and your powerful pleading of my case was well received by the court. It was a brilliant presentation put on before the jury. I truly appreciate the time, energy and passion you demonstrated representing me recently. As you know this was a difficult situation for me, however your confidence and professionalism was very comforting. I cannot tell you enough how grateful I am to have had you representing me. Also please relay my gratitude to your staff; they have always been helpful when ever needed. Your name was highly recommended to me and I would confidently recommend it to others.”
“All too often one hears negatives about lawyers and law firms. However, that is certainly not the case when it comes to John Houghtaling and the law firm of Gauthier, Houghtaling & Williams. We are forever grateful to Mr. Houghtaling and his talented and dedicated staff. Thank you very, very much for an outstanding effort on behalf of my company Henry Repeating Arms. “
“Younan Properties has been represented by some of the finest law firms in the country… John Houghtaling and his team are smart, experienced, thorough, aggressive and conscientious. They worked extremely hard to deliver results that exceeded our expectations.”
“I’m fortunate to have received a settlement that my lawyers worked so hard to get for me. My settlement was very much needed after my home was flooded and I am relieved they helped me put this behind me.”
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Record-setting litigation of catastrophic events, complex commercial transactions and class-action lawsuits.