Areas of Practice
Practice-Specific Experience
  • The George Washington University Law School, LL.M. in Environmental Law, 1996
  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 1994
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1991
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia, 1997
  • Louisiana, 1994
  • Virginia, 1996
Court Admissions
  • 4th Cir.
  • 5th Cir.
  • Fed. Cir.
  • E.D. La.
  • M.D. La.
  • W.D. La.
  • S.D. Tex., 2004
Marc Hebert
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8506 tel
504.589.8506 fax

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Admiralty & Maritime Practice

Marc Hebert is a partner in the firm's Admiralty & Maritime, Business & Commercial Transactions, and Government Relations Practice Groups. He represents a broad range of clients in the marine, transportation, energy, manufacturing, and telecommunications industries.

Mr. Hebert provides counsel in the areas of contracts, personal injury, casualty and insurance defense, Longshore cases, insurance coverage, cargo collision, pollution, maritime and port/homeland security, and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he manages cases/matters before various federal agencies, including the U.S. Coast Guard, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Departments of Labor and Transportation, among others. He also represents client interests, both domestic and foreign, in foreign jurisdictions and before federal agencies and the U.S. Congress on regulatory, administrative, and legislative matters.

Mr. Hebert has published articles on maritime, environmental, and international trade law and has spoken at seminars on those topics. Since 2002, he has been an Adjunct Professor at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and a member of the Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association Steering Committee. He is licensed to practice in state and federal courts and is admitted in the states of Louisiana and Virginia, the Southern District of Texas, and the District of Columbia.

Prior to joining Jones Walker in 2005, Mr. Hebert was a partner with the law firm of Preis, Kraft & Roy in New Orleans, Louisiana. He practiced law with Bracewell & Patterson in Washington, D.C. from 1996–2002 following working for the U.S. House of Representatives Government Reform and Oversight Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, Natural Resources, and Regulatory Affairs.




  • "Cybersecurity: What Is It All About?”, April 2018, Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association annual River and Marine Industry Seminar
  • Hebert Moderates at the Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council’s 35th Annual World Trade & Transport Conference, April 4, 2017
  • “A Look Inside the (D.C.) Beltway at Current U.S. Trade Policy and What to Expect in 2017”, November 1, 2016, INTERCEM Americas Conference
  • "Legal Issues and Subchapter M", October 12, 2016, Marine CFO Webinar
  • "Aligning Inter-Agency Involvement and Interpretive Differences in Cross Border Trade", June 2014, American Association of Importers and Exporters 93rd Annual Conference and Expo
  • "The Current Status of U.S. Trade Policies and the Congressional Agenda for Change", December 4, 2013, Intercem Americas Conference


  • "Security Within Reach"
    Oil & Gas Financial Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 1, January 13, 2015
  • "How to Get the Most Out of Federal Katrina Related Contracts"
    E*Lert, January 18, 2006
  • "Coastal Restoration Under CWPPRA and Property Rights Issues"
    57 Louisiana Law Review 1165, 1997
  • "Unilateralism as a Defense Mechanism: An Overview of the Iran and Libya Sanctions of 1996"
    University of Miami Law School Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 5, 1996–1997,


  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association (Member, Seminar Steering Committee, 2004 to date)
  • International Trade Advisory Committee 14, Customs and Trade Facilitation (Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative, 2008)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law (Adjunct Professor)
  • New Orleans World Trade Center (International Business Committee)
  • Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council (Secretary, Board of Directors; Member, Executive Committee; Representative, Louisiana Deep Water Port & Transfer Station Task Force)
  • Virginia State Bar