After graduating in 1979 from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Mr. Womack won judicial clerkships in the Louisiana State District and Appellate Courts. Afterwards, in 1984, he began private practice with Durrett, Hardin, Hunter, Dameron & Fritchie, working under Roger M. Fritchie, one of the premier trial lawyers in Louisiana. While working for Roger Fritchie, Mr. Womack began representing hospitals and physicians, defending medical malpractice, general liability, and medical staffing cases.
Upon the death of Mr. Fritchie, Mr. Womack moved his practice to Taylor Porter, where he is a partner. At Taylor Porter, Mr. Womack has continued the representation of hospitals and physicians, but additionally, has expanded his practice into the areas of toxic tort and environmental regulatory work.
A 1976 graduate of LSU, Mr. Womack is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, the Federal District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Womack currently serves as a director for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel. He is a member of the Louisiana and Baton Rouge Bar Associations and the Defense Research Institute.
In 2017, Mr. Womack was selected for inclusion by his peers in the Best Lawyers® in America in Commercial Litigation.
Mr. Womack's notable cases include:
In 2017, Mr. Womack received the "Pro Bono Publico Award" from the Louisiana State Bar Association for his outstanding commitment to pro bono service and volunteerism. Mr. Womack also is a 2011 recipient of the Century Club Award for donating over 100 hours of legal services to the Pro Bono Project, and the 2012 recipient of the Leah Hipple McKay Memorial Award for Outstanding Volunteerism.