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DEIRDRE McGlinchey is a partner at McGlinchey Stafford, and is based in the firm’s New Orleans headquarters. She is a trial lawyer who has successfully defended clients in individual claims, class actions and multidistrict litigation, and tried cases before state and federal courts.

McGlinchey regularly represents large manufacturers in products liability cases and has handled matters involving construction, mining, and agricultural equipment; diesel and natural gas engines; industrial turbines; automotive design; marine propulsion systems; toxic torts; and medical devices. She is regional counsel for a Fortune 100 manufacturer of heavy equipment.

While a significant portion of her practice involves litigation in Louisiana, McGlinchey also regularly handles matters in several other states including Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

McGlinchey is active in the management of the firm and serves on the





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