Areas of Practice
  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1997
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1993
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 1997
Court Admissions
  • 5th Cir., 1997
  • E.D. La., 1997
  • M.D. La., 1997
  • W.D. La., 1997
David Kerth
Four United Plaza
8555 United Plaza Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
225.248.2048 tel
225.248.3048 fax

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David Kerth, a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group, has litigated commercial lease, real property, construction, bankruptcy, intellectual property, and sales disputes since joining the firm in 1997.

His practice involves litigation in the state and federal courts throughout Louisiana. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Louisiana State University in 1993, and his juris doctor degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, in 1997.

Mr. Kerth is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Baton Rouge Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Louisiana, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana. A native of New Orleans, Mr. Kerth has lived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, since 1989.


  • Selected by Baton Rouge Business Report as one of Forty Under 40 (2011)



  • American Bar Association (Member, Section on Litigation; Young Lawyers Division; Forum on the Construction Industry)
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Member, Section on Civil Law & Litigation)