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John R. Guenard

Flanagan Partners LLP
201 St. Charles Ave., Suite 3300

New Orleans, LA 70170

(504) 569-0235 (Main)
(504) 569-0080 (Direct)
(504) 592-0251 (Fax)


John R. Guenard is a litigator who handles commercial disputes, civil and criminal appeals, and government investigations. 

Mr. Guenard graduated summa cum laude from Tulane Law School in 2009 and was a member of the Order of the Coif. He also served as the Editor in Chief of the Tulane Law Review. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2001.


Mr. Guenard is a U.S. Army veteran. As an infantry officer, he served combat tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. As a judge advocate, his assignments included separate, consecutive roles as prosecuting trial attorney and defense counsel while stationed in the Middle East, Asia, and the United States.


Mr. Guenard retired as Lieutenant Colonel after 21 years of combined active and guard service. 

News & Recognition 

  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch® Commercial Litigation, New Orleans, Louisiana (2021 – 2024)

Professional Affiliations


  • Member, Tulane Law Review Board of Advisory Editors 


  • Louisiana 

  • Illinois 

  • District of Columbia


Tulane University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2009 

  • Order of the Coif

  • Editor in Chief, Tulane Law Review

  • Faculty Medal (graduating first in law class) 

  • Dean’s Medal (highest third-year grade average)

  • Civil Law Studies Award (highest grade average in the civil law curriculum) 


University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., 2001

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Edith Brown Clement, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2015 – 16


Areas of Practice 

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