Ralph H. Wall
For more than 30 years, Ralph has maintained a diverse and evolving practice, but he has never deviated from the core mission of providing excellent service to his clients in a professional and respectful manner. Primarily, Ralph has served as a litigator. Much of his career has involved representing parties in cases as wide ranging as automobiles accidents, toxic torts, commercial litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home liability, products liability, premises liability, and general casualty matters. He has also litigated matters involving insurance coverage disputes, construction disputes, breach of contract, and detrimental reliance claims. His insurance coverage experience includes first party coverage disputes, first party and third party commercial general liability disputes and fiduciary institutional coverage disputes. Ralph also has experience in class action litigation involving an array of cases including, antitrust, wage and benefit disputes, and toxic exposures. For many years now, Ralph has had a concentration in representing state agencies in administrative law issues. He also advises a trade association on antitrust issues. Ralph has also assisted in the insurance industry in creating new insurance products by participating in the creation of various policy forms used in the oil and gas insurance market, as well as interfacing with state regulators on insurance policy issues.
A 1993 graduate of Loyola University School of Law, Ralph served on the Moot Court Board. Ralph worked his way through law school attending night courses while working full time for State Farm Insurance Company. While at Tulane University, Ralph was a three-year letterman in football, graduating from the A. B. Freeman School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Management in 1987. Ralph is married to Thea Crosley Wall and has three children. Ralph focuses his community service efforts on children, and after graduating from the Jefferson Leadership program, served as a Board Member of JCFA, an alternative charter high school that serves children that face challenges in a traditional school setting. While on the JCFA Board Ralph served in several leadership positions, including Chairman of the Board for many years. When not working in the community or representing clients, Ralph likes to do woodworking, whitewater rafting, fishing, and he plays an occasional round of golf.