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Conservation Strategies
Estates & Trusts
Significant Personal Injury
General Litigation
Rights Violations


One thing is for sure: when you make money, the government is going to get their share. 

With a skilled tax attorney, in conjunction with a tax adviser or CPA, the prudent business person can be sure they aren’t paying more than they should, or defend themselves. Our attorneys will make sure you take advantage of all the advanced tax strategies available.

Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC’s tax practice is led by Partner Keith Naccari, a New York University-trained tax lawyer with an L.L.M. in tax. Keith and the attorneys at Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC can help you with:
  • Federal and State Income Tax Controversies
  • Audits
  • Tax Planning
  • State and Local Sales and Use Tax
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Every piece of Property carries with it certain rights and responsibilities. The United States tax code provides certain charitable donation benefits for those individuals and certain businesses who donate their rights to develop certain property and agree to refrain from doing so. This extremely complex process requires significant due diligence and the advice of numerous professionals, including an attorney. 

The attorneys at Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC are uniquely skilled in the area of Conservation Easements, and the use of these strategies has provided significant benefits to firm Clients throughout the United States. The Firm utilizes flat fees, contingency fees and blended fees to help you achieve your conservation strategy and tax planning goals. Contact the attorneys at Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC today.
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Estate planning and trusts are important tools for any person no matter their means. Having an executed will and planning for the future can ensure peace and stability through the most difficult of times. 

The Estates and Trusts team at Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC is led by Mervatt Eljaouhari, who has extensive experience drafting wills and trusts for individuals in Louisiana. Mervatt focuses on bringing value to the Client and regularly utilizes flat fees and continuous, one-on-one access.

Whether you need a will or a trust for your children, a friend or a family member, or someone with special needs, planning for your succession is important for your friends and family. Contact Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC to schedule a free consultation today.
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  • Successfully negotiated and completed sale of local imaging service practice within client's timeline and cost goals.

  • Assisted family with establishing testamentary trust to aid in protection of assets to minor children.

  • Successfully appointed administrator in litigated succession by using specific probate procedure saving the client both time and money.


The attorneys at Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC represent individuals and businesses on both sides of the personal injury equation.

If you’ve been injured in an accident, don’t be fooled by gimmicks or billboards. Hire an attorney who can help you get the medical treatment you need and be fairly compensated for your injuries. Get the one-on-one help you need from an attorney that cares about you and your family.

At Sternberg, Naccari & White, we advocate for victims of accidents and dangerous products. Whether your injuries require dealing with insurance companies, defending certain claims or arguing your case in court, we’ll fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

Our attorneys are skilled, with experience on both the Plaintiff and Defense side of the Personal Injury bar. We selectively represent people injured by:
  • Car, boat, bicycle and other accidents
  • Dangerous and defective products
  • Workplace accidents, explosions, fires, and injuries caused by machines
  • Maritime Accidents
  • Slip and falls
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  • Advocated for a family against national retailer after a sensitive personal injury incident. Achieved confidential settlement for the family, avoiding filing of a lawsuit and the publicity that was certain to follow.

  • Reached a confidential settlement for a truck driver who sustained serious injuries in a vehicle collision with another 18 wheeler. We used our relationships in the region to file suit in an Alabama court and achieve a favorable settlement.

  • Full policy limits settlement for individual injured in bicycle accident on streets of New Orleans.


Whether you need to sue someone or another company for violating your rights, a contract, or you yourself have been sued, having effective, client-focused counsel is the most important part of your plan.

The lawyers at Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC are not just litigators—we are regular people with families, mortgages, insurance policies and business interests. We combine our firm experience with transactions and complex litigation to serve you and your budget as efficient and effective counsel. We are committed to work with you to determine the most cost-effective plan and fee agreements to ensure our representation brings value. We have experience litigating:
  • Personal Injury
  • Breach of Contract
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Business Disputes
  • Property Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Fraud Claims
  • Numerous Other Claims
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  • On appeal, overturned partial verdict against our business Client on open account for time charged which could not be accounted for.

  • Collected amounts owed, attorney’s fees and costs in open account and unfair trade practices action by business who refused to pay vendor despite repeatedly saying the check was “in the mail.”

  • Negotiated settlement for local business for alleged ADA violations. 

  • Represented a small business facing a personal injury lawsuit alone after their insurance company wrongfully denied coverage for the claim. Filed a lawsuit against the insurance company to have the company assume the representation of the business. Insurance company quickly rescinded its wrongful denial without significant litigation and paid our attorneys’ fees.

  • Assisted contractor client with amicable resolution of collections action. 

  • Successful in redhibition action against manufacturer of product purchased for local tourism business.

  • Brought federal court action for business client which resulted in equal treatment with his competitors in an unfairly regulated marketplace. 


The laws of the state of Louisiana and the United States protect you from the government infringing upon your rights. When the government violates those rights, by restricting your Freedom of Speech or expression, religion, or some other fundamental right, the law provides a means for ending the violation and compensating a victim for their injuries.

Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC has represented dozens of plaintiffs in actions against state and local government alleging violations of their rights. In addition, SNW attorney Scott Sternberg has been published in the area of expression on public school campuses. Our extensive experience in this area includes:
  • Civil Rights Claims for violations of First and Fourth Amendment Rights
  • Claims against government-funded schools, Colleges and Universities
  • Claims against governments for speech codes and ordinances restricting political and social speech.
  • Tort claims against governments and government officials.
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  • Completely successful in civil rights violations against local municipality for oppressing employee speech, including damages, attorney’s fees and costs.

  • Negotiated settlement with local economic development quasi-public agency on behalf of employee wrongfully terminated.

  • Regularly representing students in actions against their Universities for violations of freedom of speech and association. 

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