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Micholle W. Mordock

Micholle Walker Mordock

Special Counsel

(504) 596-6123

mmordock@bradleyfirm.com

New Orleans

Practice Areas
Industries
Education

Newcomb College, Bachelor of Arts, French & Spanish, 1993

Monterey Institute of International Studies,  Master of Arts, International Trade Arbitration, 1997

Tulane Law School, Juris Doctor, International Law Certification, 2000

Bar Affiliations

Louisiana, 2000

Mississippi, 2001

Courts

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
All Mississippi State and Federal Courts

Associations

Louisiana State Bar Association

Mississippi State Bar Association

International Association of Defense Counsel

St. Benilde Home & School Association


About Micholle

Micholle Mordock has defended a wide variety of healthcare providers including: physicians, dentists, veterinarians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, chiropractors, certified registered nurse anesthetists, colon hydrotherapists, counselors, social workers, EMT’s, pharmacists, home health nurses, nursing homes, senior living facilities, out-patient surgery centers, LTAC’s, SNF’s, rural community clinics, behavioral health facilities, hospice, rehabilitation hospitals, family health clinics, pharmacies, university student training practical schools, veterinarian clinics, medical device company – diabetic supplies, dialysis units, teaching colleges and community health centers. In addition to medical malpractice trial and appellate work, she has also successfully defended clients before the Nursing, Medical, Physical Therapy and Dental State Boards.

 

Micholle Mordock began her career on the plaintiff side, litigating medical malpractice and mass tort claims, including MDL work.  This diversity has lent a larger perspective to the scope of her practice. 

 

Prior to joining Bradley Murchison, Micholle Mordock worked as in house counsel assisting CNA Insurance Company with regulatory compliance for the medical malpractice policies in the State of Louisiana in order to ensure they were compliant with the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act requirements. Micholle Mordock provides in service presentations and “lunch and learns” for LTAC, hospital and SNF clients to assist in defensive charting techniques and weathering DHH inspections. Micholle Mordock grew up in Switzerland and also attended university in Mexico City and has proficient fluency in both French and Spanish.

Plaintiff matters: (1997-2005)

Mass tort / MDL litigation of: Fen-Phen, Rezulin,  Baycol, Zocor, Vioxx, Stadol (drug side effect matters) and Bridgestone Tire defects. Successful resolution in all matters. 

 

Assisted with $105 million dollar MDL Propulsid litigation. Represented over 600 clients in LA and MS. 

 

Successful verdict in 4th Judicial District Court medical malpractice case (Monroe, LA) involving the mis-diagnosis of toxic epidermal necrolysis and subsequent death, 2004

 

Plaintiff verdict in medical malpractice case in 14th Judicial District Court, Lake Charles, LA, double salpingo-oopherectomy, 2004

 

Defense matters: (2005-2019)

Litigation of over 650 cases in the field of health care while in house for CNA Insurance Company.

 

Defense of more than 40 state board actions before the Louisiana State Board’s of Nursing, Dentistry, Physical Therapy and Medical Examiners. 

 

Successful mitigation of risk in defending colon-hydrotherapist on a case involving a perforated bowel and subsequent loss of intestinal integrity, 2008

 

Floyd Allemore v. Camellia Hospice, 152 So. 3rd 872 (1st Cir. 2014) successful Motion for Summary Judgment dismissal and appellate upholding of decision that a Doctor of Physical Therapy, under the Louisiana Physical Therapy Act could not offer an opinion on causation and subsequent dismissal for failure to prove an element of Plaintiff’s burden of proof. 

 

Motion for Summary Judgment Dismissal shortly before trial, defending CRNA certified to provide anesthesia for cardio-thoracic robotic surgery in matter involving a femoral arterial bleed and subsequent death, 2017

CNA Chairman’s Award, 2nd place, 2016

CNA “Emerging Leader”, 2017

CNA Diversity & Inclusion Champion, 2017

CNA “Learning Champion”, 2017-2019

CNA Focus Award, Gold, 2005, 2008

CNA Focus Award, Silver, 2012

 

Presentations:

Head of Physical Therapy Practice Group, CNA. Conducted bi-monthly presentations and acted as resource for nationwide physical therapy cases, 2009-2019

 

Presented the defense perspective to newly graduated MD’s at LSU Medical School on 2 person panel regarding how to avoid litigation, 2014-2018

 

“Strategically Managing Litigation Training in Reptile Theory”, Teacher and Facilitator, 2014-2019

 

“Mitigating Risk to Achieve Excellence”, Leading Age Expo, 2017