Practicing law since 1970, Taylor Porter
Partner Gene Groves’ practice areas include Civil Litigation (Federal
and State), Appellate Law, Corporate Law, Insurance Law, Construction
Law, Regulatory Law, and Administrative Law. Mr. Groves received a B.A.
in 1967 and J.D. in 1970 from Louisiana State University, where he was
the winner of the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition. He has been
an adjunct professor of Law at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana
State University since 1985.
Mr. Groves has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and Louisiana Super Lawyers. Mr. Groves was selected by his peers as "Construction Litigation Lawyer of the Year in Baton Rouge" in the Best Lawyers in America® 2020
rankings. This was the second time Mr. Groves has received the top
honor in addition to his 2014 selection. “Lawyer of the Year”
recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest
overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic
Mr. Groves is the author of numerous
articles and a frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education seminars.
He is the author of Chapter, Louisiana Civil Trial Procedure Practice Guide, American Inns of Court Series, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing (1997) (Post Trial Motions).
As a past-president of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, Mr. Groves has
been very active in both local and state Bar Associations matters
including serving as a member of the Louisiana State Bar Associations
House of Delegates (1990-1998). He also is a member of the National
Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, and the Louisiana
Association of Defense Counsel.