Chris Otten

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Christopher G. Otten joined Hair Shunnarah Trial Attorneys in 2022. Prior to that, Chris represented plaintiffs for personal injury and property casualty claims, as well as in the insurance defense field, where his practice was primarily focused on health care and professional liability issues. A member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas, Chris is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Born and raised in Hoboken, NJ, Chris came to New Orleans to attend Tulane University in 2001, graduating in 2005 with a B.S.M. in Legal Studies, German, and a minor in Political Science. In 2009, Chris earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law.

In his free time, Chris likes to travel, cook, and spend time with his dogs.

Chris has been honored as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers since 2019.


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