New Orleans, Louisiana
504-522-2304 | 877-591-2354
Year Joined Firm: 2011
M. Palmer Lambert joined the Gainsburgh Benjamin law firm as an associate attorney in 2011 and became a Member in 2017. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he attended Tulane University, where he obtained the degrees of B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Business Administration, and Juris Doctor.
Palmer focuses his practice in the areas of products liability, pharmaceutical mass torts litigation, medical devices litigation, multi-district litigation, personal injury, complex litigation, medical malpractice litigation, and federal and state appellate court litigation. He has presented to his peers as a CLE speaker on various topics involving medical liens, mass torts, personal injury and professionalism.
Palmer is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Louisiana Association for Justice, American Bar Association and American Association for Justice. Palmer is also a director of the Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers. He serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Younger Lawyers’ Division of the Federal Bar Association’s New Orleans Chapter and also serves on the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Bar Association.
Palmer holds a certificate in Environmental Law from Tulane Law School, where he participated as a student attorney for Tulane’s Environmental Law Clinic. He graduated magna cum laude and first in his undergraduate Mechanical Engineering class. He is a member of the Tau Beta Pi and Pi Tau Sigma engineering honor societies and a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society. He is also an experienced pilot with private, commercial, instrument, single-engine and multi-engine ratings.
Palmer is licensed to practice before all Louisiana state and federal courts, including the federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Palmer also has appeared in a number of federal courts around the country, including in Arkansas, Florida, Ohio and New Jersey.