- Whistleblower Claims
- Class Action
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Business Disputes
- Personal Injury
- Criminal Defense
- Louisiana, 1984
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
- U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, J.D., 1984
- Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia, B.A., 1981
Jamie Lindler Harpootlian is of counsel to Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A. and consults on matters including federal litigation, civil procedure, and class action litigation. A native of Columbia, South Carolina and a graduate of the public school system, Ms. Harpootlian attended Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia, where she graduated cum laude in 1981 with a degree in Art History and Political Science. In 1984, she received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School and was admitted to practice in Louisiana where she remains a member in good standing.
From 1984 to 2001, Ms. Harpootlian served as chief law clerk to the Honorable Henry A. Mentz, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, a role that entailed assisting Judge Mentz in managing a broad docket of civil and criminal cases, including a number of complex and high-profile proceedings and inter-circuit trial assignments in federal courts throughout the United States.
Ms. Harpootlian subsequently was appointed as a federal special master in various class action suits, work that involved allocating multi-million dollar settlement funds among class members. She also was appointed as a special government employee to serve as a Deputy Special Master with the United States Department of Justice serving on the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. In this capacity, Ms. Harpootlian presided over hearings with injured 9/11 survivors and made recommendations on eligibility and compensation to Special Master Kenneth Feinberg.