Colin D. Sherman
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1995
Eastern District of Louisiana, 1995
Middle District of Louisiana, 1995
Western District of Louisiana, 2005
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2007
Southern District of Alabama, 2007
Middle District of Alabama, 2008
Northern District of Alabama, 2008
Southern District of Mississippi, 2016
Northern District of Mississippi, 2016
Duke University, BA, 1988
Louisiana State University, JD, 1994
Civil Litigation and Trial Practice
Memberships and Professional Associations
Mobile Bar Association
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, Inc.
Louisiana State Bar Labor Relations and Employment Law Section
Hispanic American Business Association of the Gulf Coast (HABAGC)
Marriott Claims Services
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
Philadelphia Insurance Companies
Philadelphia American Life Insurance Company
Horace Mann Insurance Company
Sagicor Claims Management
Weiser Security Systems, Inc.
Engineered Textile Products
Gulf Coast Exploreum
About Mr. Sherman
Mr. Sherman is a co-founding partner of Sherman & Lacey, LLP and his practice emphasizes defense of insurers and insureds in federal and state court litigation. Following graduation from LSU Law Center in 1994, Mr. Sherman has been admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, all Alabama state courts and all Mississippi state courts. Additionally, he is admitted to practice in all federal district courts located in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. He is also admitted to practice in the federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the federal Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Sherman’s litigation defense practice encompasses a variety of fields of law. He has defended employment law claims, director and officer claims, homeowner association and condominium association claims, public sector claims, housing authority claims, federal workers compensation claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act, maritime law claims, OSHA claims, trucking law claims, miscellaneous professional liability, and general liability claims. Additionally, Mr. Sherman has advised various insurers on coverage matters and has advised various business entities and organizations.