Steve Herman practices with Herman, Herman & Katz, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The author of America and the Law: Challenges for the 21st Century, Herman teaches an advanced torts seminar on class actions at Loyola Law School and an advanced civil procedure course in complex litigation at Tulane. He is a past president of the Louisiana Association for Justice, a past president of the Civil Justice Foundation, and a fellow of both the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America. Herman served for six years as a Lawyer Chair for one of the LADB Hearing Committees, and currently serves on the LSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee. For the past seven years, Herman has served as Co-Liaison / Co-Lead Class Counsel for Plaintiffs in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Litigation.