Legal Team

Legal Team: Michael R. Gelder

Contact Information

Office Telephone: 504-830-3939

Michael R. Gelder was born in New Orleans in 1973. After attending Tulane University with an undergraduate degree in Economics with a minor in Spanish, Mr. Gelder enrolled in graduate school and completed a Masters in Social Work (clinical) in 1998.

Mr. Gelder attended Loyola University School of Law where he was a member of the Moot Court Staff and received his Juris Doctorate in 2002. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Gelder spent a number of years working as an administrator & deputy at a local law enforcement agency. In addition, Mr. Gelder also worked at a major title corporation in the REO, RELO and commercial transactions department and as an assistant to a state public service commissioner.

Mr. Gelder became a member in the firm in 2011 and his practice areas include maritime litigation, general business litigation and residential/commercial property litigation. Mr. Gelder is married with two children.