Mathile AbramsonFirst Vice President
Mathile Abramson is a former partner and now of counsel in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 1988 and practices in the areas of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Mathile works with clients in a wide variety of litigation and mediation matters. Her general practice includes gaming, asbestos, toxic tort, municipal, personal injury, contract, commercial and construction litigation. Mathile is a trained mediator having completed the Arbitration and Mediation course at Harvard University, and other mediation courses. She has served as Ad Hoc Judge with the East Baton Rouge Parish City Court and been approved as a mediator for the United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana. She has an AV Martindale-Hubbell rating.
Mathile earned her B.A. from the Sophie Newcomb College at Tulane University in 1962 and was selected for membership in the Mortar Board. She earned her J.D. from the LSU Law Center in 1988 where she was selected for Moot Court Board and served as Vice-Chairman of Moot Court Board. Mathile was the 1988 Flory Trial winner. She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Appellate Advocacy at the LSU Law Center.
Mathile was a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association Board. She has also served as its Treasurer, Secretary and President. Additionally, she was the President’s Award Recipient in 1992, 2005 and 2007. Mathile also served on the Louisiana Bar Foundation Board as Treasurer in 2010 and as President in 2011-2012. She was honored with the President’s Award in 2007 and 2010. Her other community service and recognitions include: Board of Trustees, LSU Law Center; President, Board of Directors, Congregation B’Nai Israel; Chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association IOLTA Administration; Chair, Legal and Professional Divisions, Capital Area United Way; Board Member, Baton Rouge Bar Foundation; Member, Civil Justice Reform Act Committee for the United States Middle District Court; Board Member, Hospice Foundation of Greater Baton Rouge; Rotary Club of Gonzales; and Friend of Pro Bono Award Recipient, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2010.