David Oestreicher II

Attorney at Law,
New Orleans, La.

David Oestreicher II, a Harvard trained litigation attorney, has extensive experience in personal injury trials, business and general litigation, automobile and DWI cases.

With more than 35 years experience, David has earned his clients millions of dollars in judgements. A community activist, with law degrees from Tulane and Harvard, David also has gained valuable experience while appointed as judge pro tempore for two courts, and while serving as a New Orleans Police officer for 20 years (twice decorated for bravery).

He’s also the man who helped save The New Orleans Jazz Fest.

Areas of Practice

Relevant experience & Service

  • Served as trial counsel on several million dollar jury verdicts.
  • Served as insurance defense counsel for several major health-care providers and physicians in medical malpractice and business litigation cases
  • Past President of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.
    Turned operation around from net loss to a net surplus in less than two years. See article: The Man Who Helped Save Jazz Fest.
  • Member of the Cultural Committee of the Bring Back New Orleans Commission.
  • In private practice, trusted colleagues have included the Honorable Walter Rothschild, 5th Circuit Court of Appeal, the Honorable Sidney Cates, Orleans Civil District Court, and the Honorable Patricia Minaldi, U.S. District Court – Western District of Louisiana.
  • Admitted to North Carolina and Louisiana Bar. Passed New York State Bar.
  • Member – Federal Bar Association
  • Member – American Bar Association
  • Successfully argued cases in all level of State and Federal Courts.
  • Served in United States Military: Army Reserve, 2nd Lieutenant
  • Honored by Mayor Landrieu and City of New Orleans: Contribution to the Arts
  • Nominated for a 2014 Litigator Award, by the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents
  •  Curriculum Vitae attached.

Testimonials & Praise

Dear David:

Dear Mr. Oestreicher, You are my saving grace. An attorney with a conscience. You’re a gift to the human race. Brains, brawn and a beautiful spirit. Thank you. I have never had someone fight for me as hard as you did. You and your team were my advocates.

Fondly yours,”

— D.Aquin Joseph

I want you to know how much I appreciate all you did for me.
I always felt you cared and it showed. I feel you were not just my attorney, but my friend.

I will spending the holidays in Argentina (It was on my bucket list of things to do!) and its because of you, I can do this.”

— Laura Garner

I so often want to write to thank you for everything you are doing for Ryan. David, thank you so much for fighting so hard for my son. You will always have my gratitude for your help legally, but your kindness is overwhelming.

Thank you again.”

— Dianne Dawson Garrett


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