NEW ORLEANS, LA—McGlinchey is pleased to announce that admiralty and maritime Members (Partners) Marcelle Mouledoux and Kevin Frey and Associate Morgan Kelley have joined the firm’s Enterprise Litigation and Investigations practice group in New Orleans.
Prior to joining McGlinchey, Marcelle, Kevin, and Morgan practiced with Salley Hite Mercer & Resor in New Orleans.
Marcelle focuses her practice in the areas of admiralty and maritime, insurance coverage, and professional liability. She has practiced for almost 20 years and represents vessel owners and facility owners in collision, allision, property damage, and personal injury cases. Additionally, she provides coverage opinions and represents insurance companies in declaratory judgments and direct actions.
With ten years of legal practice, Kevin also focuses on admiralty, maritime, and insurance defense litigation, with clients including tugboat owners, marine facilities, as well as grain, barge fleeting, and midstream buoy terminals.
Morgan has experience supporting maritime clients from litigation through trial. She counts multiple summary judgements and large-scale negotiations to her credit, and also counsels clients on related transactions, contracts, and special topics such as hurricane preparedness.
Marcelle earned her JD from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas in 2004.
Kevin moved to Louisiana in 2010 to attend Tulane University Law School, where he earned his JD, magna cum laude, in 2013. While in law school, Kevin was a member of Tulane’s Moot Court Board and served as the Moot Court Boards Chairperson of the Judicial Council in his third year.
Morgan graduated from Tulane University Law School in 2018 with a Maritime Law Certificate. She completed a clerkship with the Admiralty & Aviation Division at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington and was awarded the Best Notes & Comments Editor for her work with the Tulane Maritime Law Journal.