Sue A. Buser
Sue has extensive experience in insurance matters ranging from defense of premises liability claims to insurance coverage matters to complex regulatory matters. Sue has regularly represented the Louisiana Department of Insurance in regulatory and receivership matters.
Loyola University College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
Juris Doctor – 1987
Member, Moot Court Staff
Teaching Assistant, Legal Research; Teaching Assistant, Moot Court Member, Moot Court Staff
Outstanding Law Review Board Member, 1987
Who’s Who Among American Law Students; Who’s Who in American Law
American Jurisprudence Awards, Business Organizations, Donations
American Jurisprudence Awards, Title Examination and Environmental Law
University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
Bachelor of Arts – 1971
Master of Arts – 1979
- Louisiana, 1987
- Texas, 1993
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
- U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
- U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
- New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel
- Refugee Social Services Associated Catholic Charities, Member; Assistant Director, 1982 to 1984
- Society of Insurance Receivers
- Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Defended Louisiana State Police in multiple cases brought by drivers involved in a 41-car pile-up on Interstate 10 in New Orleans in which two people were killed and many were injured. All suits were resolved by summary judgment in favor of the State of Louisiana or dismissed voluntarily.
Department of Insurance
Represented the Louisiana Department of Insurance, Receivership Division, in a major insurance company receivership matter that netted a significant award (nearly $200,000,000) for the receivership estate of the failed insurance company after a Louisiana Supreme Court ruling reversing a Circuit Court decision.
Affordable Care Act
Represented the Louisiana Department of Insurance, Receivership Division, in a major insurance company receivership matter involving an Affordable Care Act insurance cooperative company (“Co-Op”) that resulted in a large award from the United States under the federal Risk Corridor program.