E. Stuart Ponder

Contact Info

1 Galleria Blvd.
Suite 1400
Metairie, Louisiana 70001
United States of America
Telephone: (504) 836-6517
Fax: (504) 836-6565




Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, JD 2009

Centenary University, BA 2006


E. Stuart Ponder

Mr. Ponder is an associate in the Metairie Office and has been with the firm since 2014. His practice is concentrated in products liability, premises liability, casualty litigation, general insurance defense, and civil litigation. A native of Louisiana, Mr. Ponder was born in Baton Rouge. Mr. Ponder graduated from Centenary College of Louisiana with two degrees in 2003 and received his Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Laws from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2006. Prior to joining Hailey McNamara, Mr. Ponder served as a judicial clerk for Justice Jeffrey P. Victory of the Louisiana Supreme Court and then practiced in a maritime and insurance defense litigation firm in New Orleans.

Admissions and Affiliations

Mr. Ponder was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 2006 and is admitted to practice before all Louisiana state and federal courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Baton Rouge Bar Association. Mr. Ponder also serves as an assistant examiner of Louisiana State Bar Examinations.