J. Douglas Sunseri

J. Douglas Sunseri

Making the Complex Understandable
  • Family Law, Business Law, Divorce ...
  • Louisiana
Claimed Lawyer Profile

J. Douglas Sunseri is founding partner of Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, LLC . Since his admission to the Louisiana Bar in 1988, J. Douglas Sunseri has practiced in diverse areas of the law. From 1990-1994, J. Douglas Sunseri worked under Attorney J. William Becknell, the legal counsel for Mr. John Mecom, Jr., the initial owner of the New Orleans Saints. As a result, Mr. Sunseri was fully educated in broad areas of law and business. Also, Mr. Sunseri served as outside counsel for Mr. Tom Benson, former owner of New Orleans Saints, for special projects.

Mr. Sunseri’s practice encompasses estate planning, family law, divorce and community property, interdiction, wills, trusts, and successions including probate disputes as well as prosecuting claims of financial exploitation of the elderly. Further, Mr. Sunseri’s practice includes commercial litigations, incorporations, merger/acquisitions, corporate agreements, employment contracts, licensing for intellectual property, leases, and real estate disputes including partition of co-owned property.

Also, Mr. Sunseri provides services for parents with minor and adult children with disabilities including special (supplemental) needs trust and continuing tutorship. Since Hurricane Katrina, Mr. Sunseri has prosecuted over 2000 insurance claims for homeowners and businesses.

Mr. Sunseri served as an Agent for the NFL representing over 50 NFL players. Mr. Sunseri has served as legal counsel for licensing agreements involving the NFL, PGA, NCAA and pro and college coaches.

Mr. Sunseri has served as a legal analyst and sports analyst on ESPN, Fox, NBC. Presently, Mr. Sunseri hosts a weekly radio show “All Things Legal” on WWL 870 A.M./105.3 F.M. every Sunday morning from 8AM–10AM. The radio show is in its 14th season. Also, the show is streaming at Auducy.com. Mr. Sunseri has up to 50,000 listeners each week on his radio show. In 2019, Mr. Sunseri was named to the De La Salle High School and Sports Hall of Fame.

Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. (1988) | Law
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.B.A. (1985) | Business
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Professional Experience
Partner - Attorney
Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, LLC
- Current
Contractor Advisor - Agent
National Football League Players Association
Assocaite Attorney
Attorney William Becknell-In House John Mecom, Sr.
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association  # 19173
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana State Bar Association
ID Number: 19173
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Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Entertainment & Sports Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Elder Law
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Workers' Compensation
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Contact & Map
Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, LLC
3000 18th Streeet
Suite 210
Metairie, LA 70002
Telephone: (504) 837-1304
Cell: (504) 957-5734
Fax: (504) 833-2843
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Nicuaud & Sunseri Law Firm, LLC
111 N. Causeway Blvd.
Mandeville, LA 70448
Telephone: (985) 624-9697
Cell: (504) 957-5734
Fax: (504) 833-2843
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM