megan c. kiefer
Megan Kiefer is a partner at Kiefer & Kiefer. She is a trial attorney who specializes in personal injury, insurance defense, and appellate work and who has a proven track record in and out of court. Megan has experience as lead counsel in jury trials, judge trials, and mediations, as well as extensive experience in oral advocacy. She has successfully argued cases before many Louisiana District and Federal Courts as well as Appellate courts. Her defense clients include major insurance and transit companies. She represents individuals who have been injured in accidents. She has handled cases involving car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, severe spinal injuries, traumatic brain injuries, wrongful death, sexual harassment and assault, high profile defamation, surgeries, and more. She has handled dozens of Uber and Lyft cases. She prides herself on the fact that she gives her clients her undivided attention with a personal touch; she provides her personal cell phone number to answer any questions her clients may have about their case at any time. She enjoys the fact that most of her cases end with a hug, since helping people is what got her into the practice of law in the first place.
Megan was recognized in 2017 as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys under 40 in the country by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, and in 2018, she was named as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Louisiana by Attorney and Practice Magazine. She received a Leadership in Law Award from New Orleans City Business in 2017, recognizing both her legal accomplishments and community contributions. She has been listed as a Superlawyer Rising Star in 2017, 2018, and 2019, and has been inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America. Megan has lectured on many legal topics, including Bad Faith issues in insurance law, how to litigate personal injury matters following an automobile collision, as well as putting on evidence of pain and suffering damages at trial.
Megan’s pro bono work has focused on Constitutional law issues, including Fourth Amendment litigation, as well as the representation of veterans and indigent clients in immigration proceedings, eviction proceedings, and in domestic violence matters. Megan has also been active in LGBT impact litigation and has assisted in filing briefs with the United States Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Inter-American Court of Human Rights regarding issues such as LGBT discrimination and same-sex marriage.
Megan graduated at the top of her class at Tulane Law School with an Order of the Coif distinction. There, she served as Senior Associate Editor and Board Member of the Tulane University Law Review, as well as a Board Member of Moot Court and the Lambda Alliance.
Megan resides in Bywater and is active in the local political community. She serves on the Board of Court Watch NOLA and the Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business and is a member of various local organizations. Megan is a repeated volunteer with the Second Harvest Food Bank, teaching a Cooking Matters class at the Keller Library and at Warren Easton High School. She serves as a chairperson of the New Orleans chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness walk.
Megan is a certified mediator, receiving her certification from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany.
Nat G. Kiefer, Jr.
Nat G. Kiefer, Jr. is the senior partner at Kiefer & Kiefer. Mr. Kiefer is the senior trial attorney for the firm, who specializes in personal injury trial litigation, representing injured individuals as well as insurance companies. In his 34 year career, Mr. Kiefer has successfully litigated over 200 trials. He has litigated multiple personal injury cases resulting in the collection of over $10,000,000 for clients. He has obtained over 75 defense verdicts resulting in zero recovery for Plaintiffs.
Nat has been named one of the top lawyers in the New Orleans area by numerous publications. He has attained the highest possible peer rating of AV in both legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbel. As part of his review, Nat has been described by his peers:
"Nat is one of the finest defense and casualty trial lawyers in Louisiana. He is thorough, knowledgeable, and above all, ethical."
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"Great lawyer, very professional and experienced."
Nat was born and raised in New Orleans. He graduated with honors from Tulane University Law School, where he served on the Moot Court Board and was a member of the Order of the Coif. After his graduation, Nat worked at a top defense firm before joining his father's firm in 1984.
Nat learned so much about life and the law from his late father, State Senator Nat G. Kiefer, who was both a successful trial attorney and dedicated public servant. After his father's death in 1985, Nat took over the family firm and built it into the highly respected trial litigation firm it is today. He carries on the family tradition with his brother, Kris, and his daughter, Megan, with whom he is proud to provide clients with excellent and highly competent legal representation.
Nat has taught trial advocacy programs at both Tulane and Loyola law school. He is a volunteer basketball and baseball coach in the local community, coaching at Pontiff playground and AAU basketball. He has six children and one grandson.
kris p. kiefer
Kris P. Kiefer is a partner at Kiefer and Kiefer.
Kris specializes in personal injury work as well as insurance defense. He has helped hundreds of clients over the years with a wide range of problems ranging from back injuries, neck injuries, car accidents, motor cycle accidents, divorce and child custody issues, interdiction proceedings and beyond. He was ranked in 2017 in the top 10 in Louisiana for client satisfaction by the AIOPIA.
Kris graduated from Loyola Law School in 1996, where he was a member of the Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree at Tulane University, and is still remains a season ticket holder and avid Tulane Football fan. He remains active in Louisiana Politics as well as in the alumni association of Brother Martin High School.
Kris resides in Lakeview with his wife and children. In his spare time, he enjoys back country backpacking and marathon running.