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E. Paige Sensenbrenner

Partner
Senior Partner in Charge
Litigation

Paige Sensenbrenner is the Senior Partner in Charge of the firm’s New Orleans office. He joined Adams and Reese in 1987 after graduating from Loyola Law School.

Initially, Paige focused on medical malpractice defense. Over the years, however, his litigation practice has evolved to include pharmaceutical and medical device products liability, pharmaceutical pricing claims, insurance fraud, toxic torts and accounting malpractice/fraud. Many of these claims involved class actions and complex litigation. Paige also defended a parish government in a class action alleging property damage resulting from levee failures in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Additionally, he is lead trial counsel for a major energy company in cases alleging radiation exposure. In one of those trials, he had the unique opportunity to present cutting-edge genomic and genetic evidence to disprove causation of thyroid cancer.

Paige’s practice also includes government relations and health care. He has drafted legislation for health care entities, insurance companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers, and testified before legislative committees. Paige also serves as outside general counsel for the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency and the Louisiana Cancer Research Center. The LCRC members are Tulane Health Sciences Center, LSU Health Sciences Center, Xavier University and Ochsner Clinic Foundation, all brought together to create an NCI-designated cancer center.

Paige is also involved in numerous community and civic activities, including LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation Board of Directors (Executive Committee, former Chairman), LSU System Research and Technology Foundation Board of Directors (Executive and Litigation Committees), New Orleans Chamber of Commerce President’s Council (Co-Chair of Legislative Affairs Committee) and Vice-Chairman (2017), and the Council for A Better Louisiana Board of Directors.

Paige is a frequent lecturer on legal issues often with a focus on the health care and pharmaceutical industries. In recent years, Paige has made several presentations involving the use of genetic and genomic evidence in product liability claims.

In his free time, Paige enjoys exercising, cooking, reading, hunting, fishing, and watching LSU and New Orleans Saints football. Paige is married to Judge Madeleine Landrieu, and they are proud parents of four daughters.

Publications

  • Current Regulatory and Liability Issues for Drug Compounding, DRI: For the Defense, Co-author (Sept. 2013)
  • Genetics and Genomics: Making the Invisible Visible, DRI: For the Defense, Co-author (Apr. 2015)