Attorneys

Margaret M. Guidry

Staff Attorney

Margaret joined Transcendent Law Group as an Associate Attorney, bringing a variety and wealth of experience in insurance defense litigation. In addition, she maintains a Louisiana Commercial Lines Adjuster’s License, which provides her insight into the policy issues facing her clients. Margaret applies her exceptional legal writing skills to zealously advocate for her clients on even the most novel, complex, and controversial legal issues.

She has been admitted to the Louisiana State Bar Association, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana, and the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

In her practice, Margaret Guidry excels at providing an early assessment and insightful analysis of the applicable law. She identifies the best opportunities to negotiate an early resolution and, if necessary, develops a litigation strategy designed to achieve the best possible outcome under the circumstances. Responsiveness and timely, thorough reporting are priorities in how Margaret engages with clients.

Margaret advises clients and actively litigates disputes, including in the areas of employment, education, personal injury, premises liability, and other liability matters. Her litigation experience also includes complex insurance coverage, auto liability, commercial transportation, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, products liability, hurricane property damage claims, business interruption, construction, and premises liability claims involving bodily injury. She also has courtroom experience from her time with the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office. In addition, she participates in sensitive internal investigations and provides general counsel, as well as transactional services to her business clients.

Originally from Uptown New Orleans, Margaret is an LSU fan, who enjoys the Louisiana outdoors, cultural events, movies, culinary and artistic pursuits.

Education

Margaret graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in American Government in May of 2004. During that time, Margaret was elected to be the Secretary of the College Democrats. Subsequently, she graduated from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law with a Juris Doctor in Civil Law. During her time at Loyola, she was also a member of the Association of Women Law Students and Phi Alpha Delta.

Professional Societies

  • Louisiana Claims Association, Member
  • Jefferson Bar Association, Member
  • The Bar Association of The Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Leadership Class, 2000-2001
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Louisiana, Past Vice President
  • Ursuline Alumnae Board, Past Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member

“As an attorney at Transcendent Law Group, I am excited to practice as part of an exceptional and dedicated team of legal professionals led by an accomplished woman attorney with vision of the future practice of law.”

Margaret M. Guidry, Esq.
Staff Attorney

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