Brian D. Landry

Brian D. Landry

Shreveport, Louisiana
(318) 222-2100
(318) 226-5100

Brian Landry is a partner with Weems, Schimpf, Gilsoul, Haines, Landry & Carmouche (APLC). His civil litigation practice focuses on a wide range of legal disputes, with special concentration in the representation of professionals, including doctors and teachers.  Mr. Landry also accepts referrals in succession litigation and construction litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Landry practiced with the insurance defense, railroad and energy firm of Wilkinson, Carmody, Gilliam & Hussey

Mr. Landry graduated from Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1992, being named to Who's Who Among Law Students.   His education included, a study abroad program in Aix-en-Provence, France.  While in law school, Mr. Landry served as an officer in the Student Bar Association, and was active in the Christian Legal Society.  While in law school, Mr. Landry clerked for Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer, the Louisiana State Mineral Board and Hammonds & Sills, an education law firm. 

Mr. Landry received his B.S. degree in secondary education in social studies from Louisiana State University in 1989.   While at LSU, he was a member of several bands, including the Golden Band From Tigerland, where he played Sousaphone, and served as president of the band fraternity, Kappa Kappa Psi.   Mr. Landry also served in the Student Government Association, receiving the President's Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership.

Since starting his practice, Mr. Landry has remained active in many social, religious, and professional organizations, including, the Professional Liability Defense Federation, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the Defense Research Institute.  He and his wife, Denise Aillet Landry, have three children.  Mr. Landry's advocation's include sports officiating.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination Lawsuits
  • Employee Overtime Pay Lawsuits
  • ERISA Lawsuits
  • Union Formation and Representation
  • Construction Law
  • School Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Who's Who Among American Law Students
  • Louisiana State University
    • B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Shreveport Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Section, Past President
  • Shreveport Bar Association, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Insurance Law Sections
  • Inn of Court, Master
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation

Past Employment Positions

  • Wilkinson, Carmody, Gilliam & Hussey, Associate, 1992 - 1996