Brent Burns

Brent Burns

Brent Burns is the leader of the firm’s flood insurance practice. Brent is an experienced litigation attorney who represents insurance companies in bad faith litigation, coverage disputes, automobile liability, flood insurance claims, and catastrophe mass filed/consolidated claims. Brent partners with Special Investigative Units to fight fraudulent claims and defend against allegations of bad faith in Louisiana. He has been successful in defeating bad faith claims in auto theft cases.

Brent’s knowledge of construction and government regulations has enabled him to efficiently handle a large volume of catastrophe claims resulting from both hurricanes and floods. His work as national counsel for a major insurer in a breach of contract case helped clarify the definition of “flood” in the context of the National Flood Insurance Program.

Brent is from Donaldsonville, Louisiana, and attended college on a full basketball athletic scholarship.



  • Louisiana
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2004
  • Louisiana College, B.A., 1999


  • Federal Bar Association