Derriel McCorvey

Derriel McCorvey

Mr. McCorvey is an accomplished trial attorney and the founder of McCORVEY LAW, LLC.He has been named a “Super lawyer” by the rating service that recognizes the top 5 percent of lawyers in each state. He also has been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates forum. As a member of the Louisiana and Texas Bars, he has a vast scope of experience in the legal profession on the state, federal and national level. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1993 from Louisiana State University (LSU) and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Southern University Law Center in 1998.  He was an ALL-SEC strong safety for the LSU Football team as well as an ALL-SEC academic student-athlete. Before starting law school, Mr. McCorvey was a free agent signee of the Indianapolis Colts in 1993.

National Injury Lawyer

Mr. McCorvey is admitted in: Louisiana & Texas; the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Federal Court of Appeal, 5TH Circuit. He is an accomplished trial attorney with over 23 years of experience as a trial lawyer.

Mr. McCorvey has handled virtually every type of case in the area of civil litigation. The success of his practice is founded on the premise that the client should always be the number one priority. He has a reputation for being tenacious, smart, straightforward and honest. He is a seasoned trial attorney that has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout the US. He has litigated cases in states in including Georgia, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New Jersey, Louisiana and Texas. Mr. McCorvey has been appointed to several national Plaintiffs’ Steering committees, (PSC), in various federal court multi-district litigations involving product liability, defection drugs and medical devices cases.

Mr. McCorvey has been appointed as a PSC member in several multi-district litigations including MDL NO. 2323, In re: National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation; MDL NO. 2545; In re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation; MDL  NO. 2391, In re: Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation; and MDL 2789, In re:  Proton-Pump Inhibitor Products Liability Litigation. He has also been involved in MDL NO. 2179, In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010, MDL NO. 2299, In re: Actos (Pioglitazone) Products Liability Litigation, 6:11-MD-2299; In Re: American Medical/ In re: Pelvic Repair; 2:12-md- 02325, MDL NO. 2328; In re: Pool Products Distribution Market Antitrust Litigation; In re: Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) Products Liability Litigation MDL NO. 2592.

He also believes in and understands diversity and knows how important a diverse firm like his is that can add value to clients’ goals and objectives.

His primary focus has been civil trial litigation. His firm’s goal is always to ensure that its clients who have suffered losses as a result of other people’s negligence or wrongful conduct are adequately compensated.

Mr. McCorvey served as proud member of the LSU Fighting Tigers Football team from 1988-1993. As a member of the Fighting Tigers, he received All-SEC honors in 1991, All academic SEC honors from 1991-1993. His LSU academic honors also included being an LSU Athletic Directors Cup recipient from 1990 -1993 and the recipient of the Andrew Gumby Award in 1993, given to the Latin student with the highest grade point average.

With a passion for civic engagement, for several years he hosted a weekly radio program, “Ask a Lawyer” on the KJBC radio station and answered critical legal questions for residents throughout the Southwest Louisiana area. Additionally, he has also served as a board member on the board of directors for the LSU National “L” Club and is a past president of the “L” Club. The “L” Club is the alumni organization for all former LSU athletic letterwinners.

Obtaining Results for the Injured

Mr. McCorvey is deeply committed to helping his individual clients in their various legal needs. From maritime offshore injuries, to automobile accidents, to 18 wheeler accidents, to mass tort actions, to wrongful death, and other legal causes of action, Mr. McCorvey has the expertise to provide the highest caliber legal representation.

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