Attorney Karen McInnis of Lamothe Law Firm in New Orleans

Karen Sarradet McInnis, the principal attorney of McInnis Law Firm, LLC, serves as special counsel to the Lamothe Law Firm.

Karen Sarradet McInnis is a commercial litigator, with an extensive motion practice and concentration in the areas of complex business litigation and transactions.

Karen Sarradet McInnis is known for her diligence and commitment to her clients throughout the litigation process. She is meticulous with detail, and very thorough when it comes to analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of the matters she accepts. Ms. McInnis’ clients appreciate her straightforward feedback, which she provides in an easy to comprehend manner. Former clients describe her as personable and someone who puts them at ease.

Notable matters include Karen Sarradet McInnis’ work on hurricane claims and litigation, where after Hurricane Katrina she assisted Louisiana homeowners in obtaining settlements totaling over a million dollars. She is also experienced in handling multi-district federal litigation cases, such as the current Chinese Dry Wall matter, where she is assisting homeowners in obtaining redress from contaminated drywall. Past successes include obtaining general personal jurisdiction in state court over a foreign health care insurer, which is a rare occurrence in litigation, and most recently, obtaining appropriate settlement in a charity-related accounting malpractice case involving embezzlement activity.



Member, Louisiana State Bar Association

Member, New Orleans Bar Association

Member, Vermont Bar Association

Member, 22nd JDC Bar Assocation

Member, Louisiana Association of Justice (LAJ)

Recruitment Coordinator, LAJ North Shore Regional Membership Committee


Louisiana State University (B.S. 1994)

Vermont Law School (J.D. 2003)


U.S. Sailing Association

Pontchartrain Yacht Club

Trustee and Treasurer, Charles B. Danforth Library Board of Directors (2006-2008)


State of Louisiana, 2009

United States District Court for the District of Vermont, 2005

United States District Court the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2011

State of Vermont, 2003 (inactive)


400 Poydras Street, Suite 1760
New Orleans, LA  70130  
(504) 704-1414