Derek Warden

Staff Attorney

Main: 504.799.2845

Direct: 504.930.4002

Mobile: 318.608.9760

Fax: 504.881.1765


Derek Warden represents individuals involved in commercial litigation and civil rights lawsuits. A 2016 graduate of Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Derek initially served as an Equal Justice Works fellow representing seniors and persons with disabilities in multiple civil rights class action lawsuits. After his fellowship, Derek served as a staff attorney with a Louisiana law firm where he handled commercial litigation and a significant pro bono practice.

While in law school, Derek worked and volunteered with nonprofits, such as the Advocacy Center, the Promise of Justice Initiative, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Bioethics Defense Fund, Office of the Public Defender – Third Judicial District and the National Police Accountability Project.

Derek has written numerous articles and presented on topics involving civil and disability rights.