Dr. Evian Mugrabi is an experienced civil and commercial litigation attorney admitted to practice in Louisiana, New York, and Israel. Originally hailing from Israel, Evian was granted the Fulbright Scholarship to pursue a doctorate degree at Tulane University Law School and moved to the United States. She practiced law in Israel for over five years, gaining significant experience in civil litigation and insurance defense. With fifteen years of experience, Evian focuses on representing large local and national businesses in state and federal courts in addition to arbitration and mediation procedures through the American Arbitration Association. Dr. Mugrabi has extensive experience in general civil litigation, as well as commercial disputes, insurance defense, complex litigation, and class actions. Evian represents a variety of clients, ranging from general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, insurers, and sureties, to companies involved in sales, different commercial disputes, and other challenges arising in the commercial arena.
- SJD, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019.
- LL.M, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel, 2011.
- Bachelor of Laws. University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel, 2006.
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel, 2006.
- Construction Law
- Insurance Defense, Coverage Disputes, & Bad Faith
- Complex Commercial Litigation
- Mediation & Arbitration
- Class Actions
- Appellate Practice
Admitted To Practice:
- Louisiana, 2017
- New York, 2015
- Israel, 2007
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Louisiana
- Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
Evian has demonstrated a strong commitment to public-interest law and has taken numerous pro-bono cases in the interest of making the justice system accessible to all. In partnership with Columbia Law School, Evian initiated, developed and managed the Adala Justice Project to assist Arabic speaking women with domestic violence cases. In recognition of her contributions to Louisiana’s legal community and residents, Evian received the “Access to Justice Hero Award” from the Louisiana State Bar Association in 2017. Additionally, Evian delivered multiple CLE-accredited lectures related to public-interest law before the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, and the New Orleans Bar Association and mentored several attorneys who volunteered to provide pro-bono services in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands after Hurricanes Irma and Maria through the “A VER PR” program in partnership with Eversheds-Sutherland, LLP and Alston & Bird Law Firm. Currently, Evian serves on a volunteer basis as the legal director of Emergency Legal Responders, a New-Orleans based nonprofit that provides free disaster legal services in Louisiana.