T. Gregory Schafer

New Orleans, Louisiana
Managing Partner
Phone: (504) 522-0011
Fax: (504) 523-2795
Email: gschafer@schafer-law.com



TIMOTHY GREGORY SCHAFER represents a broad range of clients, from individuals to corporations and insurers.  His experience includes multiple jury trials, numerous bench trials and hundreds of motions and other court hearings.  Mr. Schafer has a reputation as a skilled trial attorney who has a passion for trial work.

Mr. Schafer’s career as an attorney who has tried a large number of jury trials was acknowledged by his peers through his election to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a prestigious organization in which all members have extensive jury trial experience.  Membership in ABOTA is by invitation only, extended after a lengthy investigation. When elected, Mr. Schafer was one of ABOTA’s youngest members. 

Mr. Schafer also has handled a large number of appeals.  Through his practice of prosecuting cases to their conclusion, he has obtained favorable decisions in the courts of appeal and Louisiana Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Appeals
  • Complex Litigation
  • First Responder Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana


  • University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - B.A., With distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana - J.D., , Cum Laude

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel