Steven W. Usdin is an active civic leader with tremendous passion for the Southeast Louisiana community. He is a founding member of Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C., and he practices in commercial litigation, including insurance coverage, contracts, class actions and complex litigation, oil and gas litigation and intellectual property. He has served on the Boards of Directors of the Audubon Institute, Isidore Newman School, and Tulane Medical Center, and he was co-chairman of the American Cancer Society’s New Orleans Hope Lodge Capital Campaign. Additionally, he is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Trinity Episcopal School and the Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, and a past board member of the New Orleans Bar Association, the New Orleans Children’s Museum, the Jesuit Program for Living and Learning Boys’ Hope Program, the Anti-Defamation League (South Central region), and the Louisiana Nature and Science Center. Steve graduated from Trinity College, and the University of Virginia Law School.