HEADLINES
James Williams, a prominent New Orleans attorney, now represents the eyewitness at the center of the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
"Dorian Johnson has nothing to hide," said James Williams, the attorney representing Johnson. "He and Michael Brown were innocent victims here."
Dorian Johnson's credibility in this case has nothing to do with what he's been charged with in the past. It has to do with what he saw here, seeing his friend get murdered, in cold blood, by a police officer.
Indicted Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King isn’t taking an attempt to abolish her seat lying down. King filed a motion Friday seeking to intervene in Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s legal bid to do away with her Section E seat.
A single firm, Gauthier, Houghtaling & Williams of Metairie, La., near New Orleans, has signed up about 800 clients, mostly from Nassau and Queens, and has filed more than half the existing suits. The Rain Law Firm of Hallandale Beach, Fla., has 450 local clients.

What Our Clients Say

"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, including attorney Fred Bradley and Jeffrey Majors from Canopy Claims. Thank you very, very much for an outstanding effort on behalf of my company Henry Repeating Arms."

Anthony Imperato
President, 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."

Zaya S. Younan
CEO Younan Properties

"This is an outstanding law firm that has enjoyed an impeccable reputation both across the state and across the nation...My office retained Gauthier, Houghtaling & Williams to represent Louisiana in the Multi-Billion dollar subrogation claim for the Road Home Program."

The Louisiana Attorney General
2004 - 2008

"In the end, we recovered $25 million dollars...Hiring the Gauthier guys goes down as one of the better business moves that we made last year."

CEO Stewart Enterprises

"I would like to express my appreciation in regard to attorneys, James Williams and Inemesit O’Boyle from Gauthier, Houghtaling and Williams law firm. 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."