Dominic J. Gianna
Aaron & Gianna, PLC
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Dominic J. Gianna is one of our most popular faculty members. He is a founding partner in the law firm of Aaron & Gianna in New Orleans, Louisiana – ranked a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Reports and Best Lawyers. He is a fellow of the International Society of Barristers, has worked on both sides of the bench and has represented clients from both sides of the courtroom.
Gianna has tried cases throughout the United States in a wide variety of areas, including products liability, toxic tort and mass class actions, employment law, and commercial matters for both corporate and insurance defendants and plaintiffs. He brings incredible creativity, energy and enthusiasm to the courtroom and to the classroom.
Gianna has served as a special master in complex civil mass tort class actions, has experience as a district judge pro tem by appointment of the Supreme Court of Louisiana, and has served as arbitrator and mediator in complex matters.
Gianna has long been regarded as one of America’s outstanding teachers of advocacy, persuasion and trial techniques. He has been recognized with the Hon. Robert Keeton Award from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) as the most outstanding teacher of trial advocacy in the United States. He is a member of NITA’s national faculty, and has served as a team leader for NITA national and regional programs. He is the founder and director of the Gulf Coast Regional Advocacy and Deposition Training Program.
Dominic has lectured throughout the world in the fields of advocacy, persuasion and trial technique. Thousands of lawyers and other professionals have enjoyed his insightful and entertaining lectures. His continuing legal education seminars are consistently rated by registrants as creative, practical, dynamic, entertaining and effective.
Gianna serves as director of trial advocacy at Louisiana State University School of Law. He has also worked as a visiting faculty member of the trial techniques faculties at both Emory University and Tulane University schools of law.
He is the author of Opening Statements: Winning in the Beginning by Winning THE Beginning (Thomson Reuters, 2013 with Lisa A. Marcy).
Gianna received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Organic Chemistry from Manhattan College and his law degree from Loyola University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the law review.