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Jo Neuman

Litigation Attorney

Jo Neuman concentrates her practice in construction law.

Professional Biography

As a member of the Construction Group, Ms. Neuman's practice focuses on construction litigation, representing contractors and owners in disputes involving claims for breach of contract, defective work, project delays, unfair trade practices, and other construction-related claims.

Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Ms. Neuman served as an administrative law clerk to the Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, and as a term law clerk to the Honorable Michael J. Juneau, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana. Prior to joining the federal judiciary, she also served as a term law clerk to the Honorable Martha Ann O'Neal and the Honorable C. Kerry Anderson, Thirty-Sixth Judicial District Court.

While in law school, Ms. Neuman served as a judicial extern in Justice Greg Guidry's Chambers in the Louisiana Supreme Court and Judge Shelly Dick's Chambers in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

  • Achieved a favorable settlement for a major construction company in a lawsuit alleging breach of contract in Louisiana state court.

  • Obtained dismissal of a lawsuit filed in state court based on a contractual arbitration provision.

  • Member – New Orleans Bar Association
  • Member – Louisiana Bar Association
  • Member – 22nd JDC Bar Association
  • Member – Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter



  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 2017, magna cum laude
    • Issue Editor – Louisiana Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
    • Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law
    • Student Attorney – Prosecution Clinic and Family Mediation Clinic
  • University of South Florida, B.A., 2014, summa cum laude


  • Louisiana, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana

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