Roshawn H. Donahue

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About Info

Roshawn H. Donahue practices in various areas securing justice for clients injured due to no fault of their own. Mrs. Donahue focuses her practice on protecting the rights of victims harmed by toxic substances, and environmental pollutants, including asbestos and has secured multiple seven figure settlements and other verdicts as compensation for those victims.

Mrs. Donahue has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2016. Mrs. Donahue is an active member of the Louisiana Association for Justice and The American Association for Justice. She serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association of Justice. Mrs. Donahue is also a member of the American Bar Association. Roshawn devotes her philanthropic efforts to Dress for Success-New Orleans and serves on its Board of Directors.

Mrs. Donahue received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Louisiana State University in 2003 and earned her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Southern University A & M College in 2006. While at Southern University, Mrs. Donahue served as the Vice President of Women in Law for the 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 school years.

Prior to joining Martzell, Bickford & Centola, Mrs. Donahue served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Tiffany G. Chase of the Orleans Parish Civil District Court. Mrs. Donahue is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mrs. Donahue is admitted to practice before all Louisiana State Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Product Liability
  • Succession & Wills

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2007

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA J.D. cum laude - 2006
  • Louisiana State University B.A. - 2003 - Major: Marketing

Honors and Awards

  • Vice President, Women in Law, 2001 - 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Roshawn H. Donahue practices in various areas securing justice for clients injured due to no fault of their own. Mrs. Donahue focuses her practice on protecting the rights of victims harmed by toxic substances, and environmental pollutants, including asbestos and has secured multiple seven figure settlements and other verdicts as compensation for those victims.

Mrs. Donahue has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2016. Mrs. Donahue is an active member of the Louisiana Association for Justice and The American Association for Justice. She serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association of Justice. Mrs. Donahue is also a member of the American Bar Association. Roshawn devotes her philanthropic efforts to Dress for Success-New Orleans and serves on its Board of Directors.

Mrs. Donahue received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Louisiana State University in 2003 and earned her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Southern University A & M College in 2006. While at Southern University, Mrs. Donahue served as the Vice President of Women in Law for the 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 school years.

Prior to joining Martzell, Bickford & Centola, Mrs. Donahue served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Tiffany G. Chase of the Orleans Parish Civil District Court. Mrs. Donahue is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mrs. Donahue is admitted to practice before all Louisiana State Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts.

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