A.J. Krouse is a founding member of Frilot LLC. Mr. Krouse was selected for the 2011 and 2017 City Business’ “Leadership in Law” Award, recognizing the Top 50 lawyers in New Orleans. He has been recognized as a Louisiana Super lawyer and has been designated The Best Lawyers in America award for 2019. Frilot LLC has been recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms in Louisiana First-Tier Rankings” in 2016 - U.S. News & World Report. He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, including health care, construction, commercial, employment, class actions/mass torts, environmental and maritime law.
Mr. Krouse has been appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Louisiana since 2006. He also represents clients in various forms of alternative dispute resolution and has been selected to arbitrate and mediate disputes for other litigants. He has been selected as a court appointed special master. He was designated as a “Master Mediator” by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) in 2015.
He is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery, mediation and arbitration issues. He is a trainer of mediators and arbitrators and on the faculty of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) University and American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Dispute Resolution Service. He serves as Chair of AHLA’s Program Planning Committee.
Mr. Krouse served in the United States Army, Military Police Corps, from 1977 to 1981 as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer and Battalion Adjutant. He was Honorably Discharged as a Captain in the United States Army in September 1981. He served as a federal judicial extern, and federal judicial law clerk from 1983 to 1985 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He has been selected by the United States District Court Western District of Pennsylvania to the eDiscovery Special Masters' Panel. He is a co-author of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitrations (4th Ed. 2017)