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Hinshaw Adds Experienced Litigation Partner in Baton Rouge

Lexi Holinga adds depth to the firm's Gulf Coast presence and litigation capabilities

September 27, 2021

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP today announced that Lexi Holinga has joined the firm as a partner in the Baton Rouge, LA, office. Holinga has extensive experience representing companies in a wide range of litigation matters, including product liability, toxic tort, premises liability, and general commercial litigation.

"We are thrilled that Lexi has joined our team as we continue to expand our capabilities in the Gulf Coast," said Lauren Campisi, partner in charge of the New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Houston offices. "Since we opened Hinshaw's doors in the Gulf Coast in July 2020, we have continuously had a significant litigation docket at the firm, and our clients' needs continue to expand. Lexi's litigation practice complements our existing practice groups, strengthens our capabilities, and directly addresses prevalent needs in our region, including toxic tort claims, environmental exposure lawsuits, and multi-district litigation."

Holinga represents a diverse array of business interests, including oil and gas, pharmaceutical, higher education, insurance, construction, and industrial enterprises. She monitors legislative priorities and regulatory policies that promote increased economic employment and business growth. She is an active member of relevant trade associations, including the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.

"I'm thrilled to partner with Hinshaw’s expansion in Louisiana," Holinga said. "The firm provides excellent growth opportunities, fantastic resources, and an outstanding reputation as a top class action defense firm to serve current legal needs of clients more holistically."

"With her deep Louisiana roots and her extensive trial experience, Lexi will help boost our growing capabilities in the Gulf Coast region," said Peter Sullivan, chairman of Hinshaw. "We are delighted to welcome her to the firm."

Holinga is a member of several professional organizations, including the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute. She received her B.A. in marketing from Louisiana State University and her J.D. from Louisiana State University Law School.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices nationwide and in London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the financial services sector, and other highly regulated industries. Hinshaw also serves as counsel to the professional services sector, and provides business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes.