Photo of Miles P.  Clements
  • PRACTICE FOCUS
  • EDUCATION+
    • Tulane University Law School
      J.D., 1979
    • Tulane University
      B.A., 1976
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • United States Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh 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
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
    • Louisiana
  • CLERKSHIP+
Miles P. Clements Partner
Resident in the New Orleans office
504-584-9247  direct504-400-5691  mobile

Miles Clements is a recognized trial attorney having tried 100 cases to judgment.  He practices at the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal court as well as in specialized jurisdictions throughout the country.  His reputation spans from the marine and energy sector to defending the business and commercial needs of privately held and publicly traded companies.

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Miles Clements is a recognized trial attorney having tried 100 cases to judgment.  He practices at the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal court as well as in specialized jurisdictions throughout the country.  His reputation spans from the marine and energy sector to defending the business and commercial needs of privately held and publicly traded companies.

Miles is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the highest distinction of trial lawyers in the United States and Canada.  He is a longstanding member of the Allstate Sugar Bowl, serving on its Board for 18 years and as President of the Sugar Bowl the year of its first BCS National Championship (2000), and subsequently as Chairman of the Executive Committee from 2001 - 2002.

Memberships & Affiliations

Professional

  • Defense Research Institute
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta 

Civic

  • Allstate Sugar Bowl, President (2000); Chairman of the Executive Committee (2001-2002)
  • Ochsner Foundation Board, Chairman

Recognition

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • The Best Lawyers in America©  (Woodward/White Inc)- Energy Law and Litigation - Environmental
  • Benchmark Litigation - Local Litigation Star, 2013, 2014
  • New Orleans CityBusiness - Leadership In Law Award, 2006, 2018
  • New Orleans Magazine - Top Lawyers: Energy Law
  • Selected to the Louisiana Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2007-2019
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Education

  • Tulane University Law School
    J.D., 1979
  • Tulane University
    B.A., 1976

Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh 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
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Louisiana

Professional

  • Defense Research Institute
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta 

Civic

  • Allstate Sugar Bowl, President (2000); Chairman of the Executive Committee (2001-2002)
  • Ochsner Foundation Board, Chairman

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • The Best Lawyers in America©  (Woodward/White Inc)- Energy Law and Litigation - Environmental
  • Benchmark Litigation - Local Litigation Star, 2013, 2014
  • New Orleans CityBusiness - Leadership In Law Award, 2006, 2018
  • New Orleans Magazine - Top Lawyers: Energy Law
  • Selected to the Louisiana Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2007-2019
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell