Adams and Reese Partner Paige Sensenbrenner, Senior Partner in Charge of the New Orleans office, has been selected among the “Power 50: Most Influential People in the Greater New Orleans Area” by New Orleans CityBusiness. Power 50 recognizes the most influential corporate executives for their professional and personal contributions to the advancement of economic development in New Orleans. Honorees are featured in the Oct. 21 publication.
Sensenbrenner has enjoyed a 35-year career in class actions/complex litigation, healthcare, pharmaceutical/medical device, governmental relations, and economic development. He has been recognized by clients, peers, national and local publications, including a three-time honoree in Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in New Orleans in Healthcare, Medical Malpractice, and Government Relations; Louisiana Super Lawyers® in Class Actions/Mass Torts; New Orleans’ Top Lawyers by New Orleans Magazine; and Healthcare Heroes by New Orleans CityBusiness.
With a former nursing background that has informed his healthcare-related legal work, Sensenbrenner has drafted legislation for healthcare entities, insurance companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers and testified before legislative committees. He served as general counsel for the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency and the Louisiana Cancer Research Center.
Sensenbrenner has been involved in numerous community and civic activities, including The Committee of 100; Council for A Better Louisiana (Board); LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation (Former Chair); LSU System Research and Technology Foundation (Board, Executive and Litigation Committees); New Orleans Chamber of Commerce President’s Council (Co-Chair, Legislative Affairs Committee); Young Leadership Council (Board); Health Education Authority of Louisiana (Vice Chair); New Orleans Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (Vice Chair); New Orleans Bar Association Committee on Healthcare and Biotechnology (Co-Chair); Children’s Hospital Institutional Review; and GNO, Inc. Life Sciences Committee.
Sensenbrenner assists in leading the Adams and Reese’s New Orleans office efforts in the charitable program, HUGS (Hope, Understanding, Giving and Support). HUGS, launched in 1988, has benefited thousands of people in need through more than 200 organizations.