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Jonathan L. Brehm


Jon represents clients in both state and federal courts, primarily as a civil litigator. Jon’s practice covers municipal and civil liability, insurance litigation, workers’ compensation defense, and construction law. He joined Butler Law Firm in 2015.

Jon received his J.D. and D.C.L. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2012 and his B.A. from Tulane University. He was a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Anthony Marabella, 19th Judicial Court in Baton Rouge, and active in LSU Law Clinic. Previously, Jon spent many years as a Teach for America corps member. 

Jon lives in Metairie, LA with his wife Courtney.


Professional experience


Prior to joining Butler Law Firm in 2015, Mr. Brehm’s law practice included Taxpayer Defense in Lafayette and Insurance Litigation in Baton Rouge. Additionally, Mr. Brehm had extensive career experience prior to becoming a lawyer. Mr. Brehm spent many years as a Teach for America corps member and English/Language Arts teacher at Alcee Fortier High School in New Orleans, and he was a small business owner after Hurricane Katrina.


At Butler Law Firm, Mr. Brehm represents a wide range of clients in both state and federal courts, primarily as a civil litigator. Most of Mr. Brehm’s practice is focused in municipal and civil liability, business representation, insurance litigation, construction litigation, worker’s compensation defense, civil rights, personal injury, defamation and privacy torts, toxic torts, asbestos litigation, tutorship and successions.


Admitted to Practice:


  • State of Louisiana, 2013

  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana

  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Notary Public




  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. J.D. and Diploma in Civil/Comparative Law, 2012

    • Clinic Experience: LSU Juvenile Defense Clinic, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2011

  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana; Majors: Political Science and Theatre; B.A. 2003


Professional activities

  • American Bar Association

  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

  • Louisiana State Bar Association

  • New Orleans Bar Association

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association

  • Leadership for Educational Equity

  • Teach For America – Greater New Orleans Alumni

2010 - present

2010 - present

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