Edward F. Kohnke, IV


985.246.6001
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Personal Injury Defense
Products Liability
Business Litigation
Civil Rights/First Amendment
Commercial Litigation

Edward F. Kohnke, IV is an experienced and accomplished civil litigator and trial lawyer. He is known for his great presence in the courtroom and has routinely and successfully tried scores of jury trials in Louisiana as well as other State and Federal courts throughout the nation. He has the distinction of having won over 50 jury trials.

Mr. Kohnke has been sought out by Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States as trial counsel for high-profile, high-risk litigation. Over the last fifteen years, Mr. Kohnke has tried product liability cases throughout the country on behalf of such clients as Texaco, Exxon Mobil, Nintendo, Emerson Electric and Rheem Manufacturing Company.

Mr. Kohnke was selected to be Rheem's National Trial Counsel for flammable vapor litigation in 1996. He has also defended corporate clients in cases involving employment discrimination, mass tort and class actions and antitrust and unfair trade practices. Mr. Kohnke is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Attorneys, one of the premier associations in America. He is also listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America, and Louisiana Super Lawyers.


121 West 24th Ave. • Covington, Louisiana 70433
(985) 246-6001 • Fax (985) 871-0082


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Education
Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA, 1973, J.D.

Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, 1969, B.A.

Memberships
Covington Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers
Chambers USA: America's Lawyers for Business
Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America
Best Lawyer in AMERICA 2007, 2008
Louisiana Super Lawyers 2007, 2008, 2009