Frank X. Neuner Jr.

Board Member

Frank X. Neuner, Jr., a partner at NeunerPate based in Lafayette, Louisiana. Prior to his appointment to LSC’s Board of Directors, he was a member of LSC’s Governance and Performance Review Committee and Operations and Regulations Committee. He also serves on LSC’s Disaster Task Force.

As a founder and Managing Partner of NeunerPate (formerly Laborde & Neuner), Mr. Neuner oversees a law firm that has grown from four lawyers with a staff of four to 26 lawyers with a staff of 50. His practices focuses on commercial litigation, admiralty and maritime law, insurance employment law, and toxic tort litigation. 

He is a past Chair of the Louisiana Public Defender Board, having served from 2008 to 2013. In this role, he led the drive for legislation to provide defense for the indigent. He is also a past President of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is a member of numerous professional and community services organizations. He is a past President and Campaign Chair of the United Way of Acadiana, past Chair of One Acadiana, Inc., and Co-Chair of the Lafayette Outreach for Civil Justice.

He is a recipient of the ABA Solo & Small Firm Lifetime Achievement Award and the Louisiana Bar Foundation 2013 Distinguished Attorney Award and been listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers since 2004.

 He holds a B.S. and a J.D. from Louisiana State University.