FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3, 2022
Contact: Eric W. Boyer, Esq.
305.670.1101 Ext. 1023
NEW QPWB OFFICE AND MANAGING PARTNER IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
QPWB Welcomes Pamela W. Carter
NEW ORLEANS ― Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., the nation’s largest minority and women owned law firm with approximately 400 lawyers, announced today that attorney Pamela W. Carter has joined the firm and will serve as Managing Partner of the firm’s new office in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ms. Carter’s primary practice will focus on various personal injury matters, including those involving insurance defense, premises liability, transportation/trucking and employment discrimination, construction law, bad faith insurance claims, toxic torts (silica, asbestos, benzene, lead paint, noise), environmental matters, and product liability litigation. She is licensed to practice law in Louisiana and Texas and has successfully represented businesses and individuals in a wide range of matters. For over 25 years she has litigated and mediated complex disputes, and claims for small and large businesses, and corporate clients in their commercial cases and other matters including premises liability cases. She has handled hundreds of cases involving exposures to toxic substances.
“We are proud to have such an experienced and skilled trial attorney join our firm. As a high-profile leader in our profession, Pam is poised to lead our New Orleans’ office,” said Eric W. Boyer, managing partner of the firm. “Her proven track record of success will be a great asset as we expand our reach in the South Central region of the United States. She cares not only about her clients but also about the profession and has been active in local and state bar associations for many years.”
Before forming her law practice in 2009, Ms. Carter was a partner at one of the largest law firms in the U.S.
“I am honored and excited for this new chapter in my career at QPWB. I am committed to executing QPWB’s strategic plan to drive growth, building on its commitment to foster a more diverse, equitable and inclusive legal profession. I look forward to helping the firm grow its presence in New Orleans and within the State of Louisiana,” Ms. Carter said.
Ms. Carter received her juris doctor cum laude from Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1995. She was a judicial extern with the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals and clerked at the New Orleans Civil District Court. She served on Louisiana Disciplinary Board (appointed by the Louisiana Supreme Court), served on the New Orleans Pro Bono Project Board, the ABA TIPS Board of Directors and the Board of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Ms. Carter is licensed to practice law in Louisiana and Texas and is admitted in the U.S. Court for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana.
Ms. Carter is active in legal and educational organizations. She served as a volunteer for approximately 7 + years with Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans, a cause providing life-savings programs for children, families, homeless veterans, homeless teens and the elderly. She has authored numerous diversity and inclusion articles and co-authored “DRI Women Rainmakers Roadmap to Success,” “Diversity and Inclusion Manual,” and was a contributing author of the “ABA Trucking Law” (Truck Accident Litigation book).
Ms. Carter was honored with Louisiana’s Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson Diversity Award- 2017, the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Sheryl J. Willert Pioneer Diversity Award – 2018, the CLM Litigation Management Professional of the Year Award – 2013/2014, and the ABA Diversity Award – 2012, and she has served as Chair of multiple industry Diversity Committees.
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Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. is the largest minority and women owned law firm in the nation with approximately 400 lawyers serving clients from 28 offices in the United States and abroad across a spectrum of industries in over 40 areas of practice. Our lawyers provide representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law.