ric J. O’Bell has extensive litigation experience handling storm cases dating back to Hurricane Katrina and has represented hundreds of individuals and business in recovering funds from their insurance companies for wind and flood damage and for business interruption claims.
Mr. O’Bell is also the founder and managing partner of the O’Bell Law Firm, LLC, a litigation firm that serves clients across the country in areas of securities and consumer class actions, shareholder derivative actions, mass tort class actions and complex litigation. Mr. O’Bell has handled several landmark cases during a 25 year career achieving consistent and successful results for clients, which range from individuals, businesses, and public pension funds. Mr. O’Bell has served as lead, co-lead counsel and liaison counsel in numerous state and national class actions and litigated cases in over 25 states and several foreign countries. He serves as a frequent lecturer on Louisiana class action procedure and multi-district litigation and is a member of the Louisiana and Pennsylvania State Bar Associations. Mr. O’Bell was named to Super Lawyers 2018 and 2019 in the practice areas of Class Action/Mass Torts, Securities Litigation, and Products Liability.