New Orleans : 504 581-3610
Covington : 985 893-3607

Jonathan C. Pedersen

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Jonathan Pedersen concentrates his practice on Personal Injury, Class Action, Medical Malpractice, Mass Torts, Asbestos, Civil Rights & Police Abuse, Insurance Claims and Criminal Defense.

NOTE: if you have a case in Iberia, St. Mary or St. Martin Parish or anywhere in SE Louisiana, Jonathan can come to your area for a meeting. The first consultation is at no charge.

Jonathan started working with Howard & Reed during his first year of law school in 2005, and began learning early how to properly prepare cases for a judge or jury. He has built a winning trial practice and successfully argued cases before the Louisiana Fourth and Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeal. He represents personal injury plaintiffs in battles against big insurance companies. He has also successfully represented clients facing criminal prosecution and the victims of police abuse.

Though his main practice is in the New Orleans office, Jonathan also works closely with attorneys in the Covington office and was featured in the Northshore’s Sophisticated Woman Magazine.


  • Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, B.A., Political Science Student Senator 4 years
  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D.
  • Finalist, Loyola Law Intramural Moot Court Competition
  • Spring National Moot Court Competition Team Member
  • Moot Court Teachers Assistant
  • Bar Admissions

  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • All Louisiana State Courts
  • Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Associate for Justice
  • Seminars Presented

  • Family Law: The Real World, Loyola Law School
  • Bar Admissions Educational Program, La. State Bar Association