Areas of practice

Products Liability

Personal Injury

Federal and State Appellate Court Litigation

Mass Torts


Class Actions

Pharmaceutical Drug and Medical Device

Motor Vehicle Crash and Car Accident

Trucking and 18-Wheeler Incidents

Catastrophic Injury

Premises Liability

Medical Malpractice

Year Joined Firm: 2011


100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

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About Me

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.

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2010


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D.
  • Tulane University
    • B.S.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Tulane University
    • M.B.A., Master of Business Administration

Representative Cases

  • In Re: Franck’s Lab Products Liability Litigation (PSC Member)
  • In Re: Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation (Co-Liaison Counsel for Plaintiffs)
  • In Re: 3M Combat Earplug Products Liability Litigation (Joint Statute of Limitations Committee)

Honors and Awards

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars 2014-2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association , Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers, Director
  • Federal Bar Association, The Younger Lawyers Division, New Orleans Chapter, Vice-Chair of Board
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Fleur-de-Lis Member, Inn of Court Member, and Member of the Board of Directors

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