Lafayette, LA






Stacy N. Kennedy is a partner at Gibson Law Partners, LLC.  Her practice focuses on professional liability defense, where she provides representation to accountants, architect and engineers, doctors and hospitals, lawyers, judges, law firms, insurance agents and realtors.  Stacy is a graduate of H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College at Tulane University (1992) and Loyola University College of Law (1995).  She has practiced at all levels of the Louisiana appellate court system and is admitted to practice before each of the federal district courts in Louisiana, as well as the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.   Stacy is a Master in the Acadiana Inn of the American Inns of Court and a member of the Lafayette Parish Bar Association.

Areas Of Practice

  • Professional Malpractice Defense Litigation 70%
  • Attorney and Judicial Complaints 10%
  • Commercial Litigation 10%
  • Probate Litigation 10%

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1995


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1995
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 1992
    • Major: Psychology
    • Major: English

Representative Cases

  • Practical Healthcare Supply, Inc. v. Assured Partners Gulf Coast Ins. A, 112 F. Supp. 3d 519 (2015), WD La.
  • Reynolds v. Voelkel, 2018 WL 3533595, ED La.
  • Dean v. St. Mary Emergency Group, LLC, 221 So. 3d 988 (2017), 3rd Cir
  • Perrone v. Rogers, 234 So. 3d 153 (2017), 1st Cir
  • Williams v. Dunlap, 2014 WL 3611344, 1st Cir

Representative Clients

  • CNA
  • Swiss Re
  • Hanover

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Inns of Court, Master, 2000 to Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 1995 to Present
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association, Member, 2011 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Allen & Gooch, Attorney, 2011 to 2018


  • English

Practice Areas


A proven record of success
in complex business
litigation involving
significant assets

Probate / Estate

A proven history of results
in probate litigation
matters involving
high-value estates

Professional Liability

Aggressive representation
to protect the careers and
financial standing of
licensed professionals


Resolving complex
disputes outside of court
requires a mediator with
experience on both sides

General Casualty Defense

Tremendous experience defending insurance companies, corporate entities, and individuals from a wide array of casualty claims.

To Our Clients and General Public

At the direction of Governor Edwards COVID 19 STAY AT HOME ORDER dated March 22, 2020, our office is operating at the level of “shelter in place.” What this means for our clients and colleagues is that our staff will be working remotely. The office will be closed to the public. Our office will remain operational, providing you with the same exceptional legal services you have come to expect from our firm. Given the quickly evolving COVID-19 situation, our law firm will suspend “face to face” meetings. Please call us to discuss your options for meeting.

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