John P. Guillory

Special Counsel
New Orleans, Louisiana
866-514-9888 (Toll Free)
John P. Guillory was raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, and went to high school in New Orleans. He attended LSU where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1982. John then worked for Arthur Anderson Accounting Firm in New Orleans in both consulting and auditing, and he obtained his CPA at that time. John then attended Tulane Law School where he was a member of the Moot Court Board. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif in 1987. After law school, John clerked for Justice Walter F. Marcus, Jr. at the Louisiana Supreme Court. He then practiced commercial litigation, including oil & gas, banking, and bankruptcy in New Orleans at Liskow & Lewis Law Firm, and in San Antonio at Akin Gump Law Firm where he obtained his Texas law license. John moved his practice in 1994 to Lafayette, Louisiana where he worked for Leonard & Leonard Law Firm, and then, most recently, at the Dill Firm in Lafayette. He had an extensive practice in insurance defense, insurance coverage law, premises and products liability, professional malpractice, appellate practice in all Federal and State Courts of Appeal, and transportation law and defense.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant, Louisiana State Board of Accountancy, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1987
  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1988


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence magna cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Member of the Moot Court Board
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1982
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Accounting

Representative Clients

  • Insurance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lafayette Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member
  • Texas State Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • TIDA – Transportation Insurance Defense Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Akin, Gump, Hower & Field, Associate, 1992 - 1993
  • Liskow & Lewis, Associate, 1988 - 1992
  • Hon. Walter P. Marcus, Jr., Associate Justice, Louisiana State Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1987 - 1988
  • Justice Walter F. Marcus, Jr. at the Louisiana Supreme Court, Clerk