Richard C. Stanley

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(504) 523-1580
rcs@stanleyreuter.com

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Commercial Litigation
Mr. Stanley represents clients throughout Louisiana and the surrounding region in complex commercial litigation, including class action defense in products liability and securities cases.

Rick Stanley concentrates his practice in complex commercial and class action litigation, and in the representation of lawyers and law firms in connection with issues of ethics and professional liability.
Mr. Stanley litigates cases in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. His clients include two of Louisiana's largest electric utilities (Entergy and Cleco), as well as many out-of-state clients with litigation in Louisiana.

Mr. Stanley graduated from Louisiana State University summa cum laude and received the University Medal for academic achievement. He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he received the Oberman Award for legal writing. After graduation, he served as law clerk to the late Honorable Albert Tate, Jr. on the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Since 1985, Mr. Stanley has taught on a part-time basis on the adjunct faculty of Tulane Law School. As an adjunct Professor of Law, his courses have included Criminal Process and Practice, Trial Advocacy, Legal Ethics, and Professional Responsibility. He currently teaches an upper class seminar on Professional Responsibility.


Professional and Civic Activities


Member: New Orleans, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations

Chairman, Louisiana State Bar Committee on Rules of Professional Conduct

Chairman, Louisiana State Bar Committee on Codes of Lawyer and Judicial Conduct

Member, LSBA Ethics 2000 Committee

Member, Louisiana Supreme Court Committee to Study Financial Assistance to Clients

Legal Ethics

Chairman, Louisiana State Bar Committee on Rules of Professional Conduct (2004 � Present)

Chairman, Louisiana State Bar Committee on Codes of Lawyer and Judicial Conduct (2002-2004)

Professor of Law, Adjunct Faculty, Tulane Law School, (1985-Present)

Law School Honors:

Recipient: Harvard Law School Irving Oberman Award, 1983

Harvard Defenders � President 1981 � 1982; Appeals Officer 1980-1981

Board of Student Advisors; Chairman of Harvard�s First Year Legal Research Training Program, 1981-1982


Publications/Presentations


Age Restrictions in Housing: The Denial of the Family�s Right to Its Integrity,
19 HARV C.R. � C.L.L. REV. 61 (1984).

Albert Tate, Jr.: Judge, Jurist and the Barber in Ville Platte,
47 LA. L. REV. 1011 (1987).

Antitrust Law: Fifth Circuit Symposium,
35 LOYOLA L. REV. 687 (1989).

Antitrust Law: Fifth Circuit Symposium,
36 LOYOLA L. REV. 687 (1990).

Constitutional Law: Fifth Circuit Symposium,
37 LOYOLA L. REV. 631 (1991).

Constitutional Law: Fifth Circuit Symposium,
42 LOYOLA L. REV. 491 (1996).

A Professional Model of Ethics,
47 LOYOLA L. REV. 733 (2001).