Coulter McMahen joined Taylor Porter after clerking for Chief Judge S. Maurice Hicks, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Coulter represents clients across a wide spectrum of industries including public utilities, education, healthcare, insurance and financial institutions.
Coulter’s representative experience includes:
- Defense of an industrial services company against claims of employee misconduct involving trade secret violations, unfair trade practices, non-compete violations, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act issues, breach of fiduciary duty, and related disputes.
- Navigating clients through the NCAA infractions process and compliance-related matters.
- Drafting contracts for coaches and athletic administrators.
- Representation of banks, financial institutions and other lenders in commercial collection and foreclosure actions, including use of Louisiana’s unique “executory process” procedures.
- Representing and advising insurers/insureds in tort litigation involving personal injuries, deaths, property damage, insurance coverage disputes, and bad faith.
- Representing and advising the State of Louisiana in disputes involving the Louisiana Motion Picture Tax Incentive Act.
- Multiple successful defenses of premises liability lawsuits at the summary judgment stage.
- Representing property owner in fending off and obtaining an injunction in a boundary dispute.
In his spare time, Coulter enjoys playing golf, fishing and hunting, snow/water skiing, and cheering on his beloved alma mater, the LSU Tigers.
Seminars and Presentations
Articles and Publications
- "Tort Reform in Louisiana?" The Taylor Porter Legal Blog, July 7, 2020
- Case Summary of Wallace v. XTO Energy, Inc., 8 Ark. Real Est. Rev., Spring 2015, at 1, 35-37