Regulatory * Corporate * Litigation

Personal Injury

Motor Vehicle * Medical Malpractice


We are a small firm located near New Orleans, Louisiana with expertise in telecommunications law, personal injury law, and litigation.

Leon Nowalsky, founding partner, has practiced Telecommunications Law for 30 years. His expertise includes all aspects of Telecommunications Regulatory Law, as well as the evolving business models in this dynamic industry. An in depth understanding of innovative technology, combined with practical industry experience, allows us to provide sophisticated and effective counsel to clients in all 50 states and before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Edward Gothard, founding partner, has practiced as a Litigation attorney for 30 years. He has tried numerous personal injury and business litigation matters in state and federal courts in Louisiana. He is often retained as co-counsel, in jurisdictions around the country, due to his trial skills and experience with complex telecommunications issues.
Henrik A. Pontoppidan, Of Counsel, has represented individuals and small businesses in the State of Louisiana for over 35 years. His General Practice includes succession, probate, and the preparation of corporate documents.
At Nowalsky & Gothard, APLLC, our mission is to provide quality legal representation to our clients through the ethical practice of law, with honest and fair billing practices. We strive to treat our staff, clients, and all whom we encounter with dignity, respect and equality.
Because we are a small firm, operating in a small market, we are able to provide the highest quality services with fees much lower than large firms are able to offer.