Experienced, Respected
Civil Litigation Attorneys
Attorney Margaret M. Joffe

Location: New Orleans Office

Practice Areas




Margaret "Peggy" Joffe is a trial attorney who received her law degree from Loyola University School of Law in 1986. She has practiced extensively in New Orleans in the areas of personal injury defense, maritime defense and general insurance defense.

Ms. Joffe handles matters in the areas of casualty litigation, insurance defense, class action and toxic torts. She is a member of the Louisiana, American and Federal Bar Associations and is active in the New Orleans Pro Bono Project. Ms. Joffe teaches Trial Advocacy at Loyola School of Law and has for more than a decade. She has also been a regular faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.



  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1986
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1986

Professional Associations

  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Member
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Inc., Member
  • Association for Women Attorneys, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Board of Directors, St. Tammany Association of Retarded Citizens
  • Defense Research Institute


  • Recipient, Jurisprudence Award for Negotiating and Client Counseling

Classes & Seminars

  • Instructor, Trial Advocacy at Loyola School of Law
  • Presentation: "Oops, Can't Take it Back" - Inadvertent Disclosures in Louisiana
  • Presentation: Masters of the Courtroom

Pro-Bono Activities

  • New Orleans Pro Bono Project