Deirdre McGlinchey, a member at McGlinchey Stafford, has been named Honorary Consul for the Netherlands in New Orleans. Honorary consuls promote economic and trade relations between the Netherlands and the US, especially within their geographical region. For more information, click here.
Deirdre is a trial lawyer who has successfully defended clients in individual claims, class actions, and multi-district litigation, and tried cases before state and federal courts. Deirdre regularly defends large manufacturers in products liability cases and has handled matters involving construction, mining, and agricultural equipment; diesel and natural gas engines; industrial turbines; automotive design; marine propulsion systems; toxic torts; and medical devices. She is regional counsel for a Fortune 100 manufacturer of heavy equipment.
While a significant portion of her practice involves litigation in Louisiana, Deirdre also regularly handles matters in several other states including Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.
Deirdre is active in the management of her firm. She heads the firm's General Litigation section, serves on the firm's Policy Committee, and she is Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee.