Edward J. Castaing, Jr. graduated from Tulane Law School in 1971, and worked as an associate with Montgomery, Barnett, Brown and Read (now Montgomery Barnett, LLP), in the real estate and corporate section. Looking for the opportunity to become a trial attorney and, particularly, to work with Irvin Dymond, Eddie joined the firm of Dymond and Crull in 1975. He has practiced extensively in the area of criminal law, personal injury, and commercial litigation, since that time.
Eddie has tried numerous federal white-collar criminal cases, state and federal drug offenses, and all other state criminal cases. Eddie has represented corporate and individual clients before federal grand juries and many who faced federal investigations for fraud, environmental violations, antitrust and business crimes of all types. He has also represented many injured plaintiffs in products liability, medical malpractice, negligence, and torts of all nature. He served as local counsel for A.W. Chesterton Company, in connection with their defense of toxic tort litigation throughout Louisiana. Eddie has been a member of the adjunct faculty of Tulane Law School teaching trial advocacy since the inception of the program in 1978, through the present, and has served as co-director since 2007. Eddie was active in little league and booster club activities with his family. He served as a member of the board of directors, president, commissioner of baseball/softball, and baseball, softball, and basketball coach of the Carrollton Booster organization, which served over 2,000 participants in the Uptown New Orleans district. Eddie is also active in church affairs. Eddie serves as a volunteer reader on the blind radio station, WRBH. He is an avid handball player, and outdoor sportsman.
Eddie is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has been AV rated by Martindale Hubbell since September, 1983, and is recognized by Super Lawyers for white collar criminal defense.
Area Of Practice :
- Criminal Law
- Federal White-Collar Criminal Defense
- State Crimes
- Personal Injury
- Commercial Litigation
- American College of Trial Lawyers
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating