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Louis L. Galvis

Louis L. Galvis

“Salty" Galvis has since 1980 practiced in many areas of law, including commercial law, products liability law, professional liability (errors and omissions) law, maritime law, insurance law, employment law, and electric utility industry casualty law.  After a short stint practicing law in Pennsylvania, Salty returned to New Orleans, where in 1982 he joined the firm, then known as “Sessions, Fishman & Nathan, L.L.C.,” and practiced with the firm for 15 years, first as an associate attorney and then as a partner.  Starting in early 1997, Salty spent the next ten years as Assistant General Counsel - Litigation for Entergy Services, Inc., the professional services subsidiary of Entergy Corporation (at the time one of the largest fossil-fuel and nuclear energy companies in the United States).  In April of 2007, Salty rejoined the firm and relocated to Fort Collins, Colorado, where he is now the managing attorney of the firm’s Colorado office.  He currently concentrates his practice in consumer litigation and debtor-creditor litigation as a member of the firm’s commercial and business litigation practice group.  He has handled civil litigation and tried and appealed numerous cases in state and federal courts in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wyoming and has written a successful brief to the United States Supreme Court in a case that the Court heard and decided on a writ of certiorari.

As an undergraduate student majoring in Political Science, Salty attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas and Tulane University in New Orleans, where he was a Dean’s List and University Scholar student and was admitted to Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honors fraternity, and Phi Beta Kappa.  He attended Tulane University’s School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors in 1980 and was the winner of the law school’s senior moot court appellate competition, successfully arguing his final appellate round before the full bench of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Over the course of his career, Salty has been published in a national law treatise on maritime law, lectured extensively at continuing legal education seminars regarding numerous aspects of civil litigation, and appeared on radio and television programs discussing legal topics of interest to the public.

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Contact Information

Fort Collins Office
645 Stonington Lane

Fort Collins, Colorado 80525-8286

Direct: (970) 223-4420
Office: (970) 223-4420
Fax: (877) 334-0661

Email: lgalvis@sessions.legal

Practice Areas


  • California

    San Diego

    1545 Hotel Circle South
    San Diego, California 92108

    T: (619) 758-1891
    F: (877)-334-0661

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  • Colorado

    Fort Collins

    645 Stonington Lane
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80525-8286

    T: (970) 223-4420
    F: (877) 334-0661

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  • Florida


    3350 Buschwood Park Dr. Suite 195
    Tampa, Florida 33618

    T: (813) 890-2460
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  • Georgia


    56 Perimeter Center East
    Atlanta, Georgia 30346

    T: (678) 539-6030
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  • Illinois


    141 W. Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, Illinois 60604

    T: (312) 578-0990
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  • Louisiana


    Lakeway Two
    Suite 200
    Metairie, Louisiana 70002-7227

    T: (504) 828-3700
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    New Orleans

    400 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

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    3 Cross Creek Drive
    Flemington, New Jersey 08822-4938

    T: (908) 237-1660
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    Sheridan Meadows Corporate Park - South
    Williamsville, New York 14221-4800

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    1650 Market Street
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    T: (215)-398-1653
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  • Texas


    Founders Square
    Dallas, Texas 75202

    T: (214) 741-3001
    F: (214) 741-3055

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