Victor R. Farrugia, Attorney at Law

Focused on Client Success

Born and raised in New Orleans, attorney Victor Farrugia graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Upon returning from service in the Vietnam War, he discovered he wanted to help people by solving their legal problems. In 1976, he began practicing law in Colorado, initially assisting clients with real estate, domestic law, banking and other legal matters. In 1989, he returned to New Orleans and chose to concentrate his practice on employment law.

Today, at Farrugia Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Farrugia counsels and represents employees in a wide range of employment law situations, including reviewing severance and separation agreements; age, race, gender and disability discrimination; sexual harassment; retaliation; wrongful termination; whistleblower and qui tam cases; wage and hour disputes, FMLA violations; and tenure disputes with universities. On occasion, he also represents employers in employment matters, including teaching classes for employers about employment matters. He will handle your case at any stage — whether you are seeking the review of a proposed severance or separation agreement, filing a charge of discrimination or retaliation with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, filing a lawsuit, going to trial or seeking an appeal.

Compassionate With You. Tough on the Opposition.

When your livelihood, safety or reputation is in danger, it is important to hire a lawyer who understands your situation and is committed to your cause. Victor Farrugia is compassionate with his clients, but aggressive against his opponents. He will carefully evaluate your circumstances and build a strong case supported by the facts. An experienced litigator, he will not shy away from fighting for you in court. Mr. Farrugia has a proven record of litigation success that speaks volumes about his experience, knowledge and skill.

Victor Farrugia takes pride in building strong relationships based on mutual trust and respect with his clients. By taking the time to get to know the individuals he represents, he is able to build legal strategies designed to achieve his clients' short-term goals, as well as their long-term objectives. Visit our firm's testimonials page to see what clients have to say about Mr. Farrugia.

Dedicated to Professional Excellence

Mr. Farrugia is involved in a number of professional organizations. He is:

  • A member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • The founder and past president of the Louisiana Employment Lawyers Association (LELA)
  • The past chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association

He has been selected for inclusion in the New Orleans Super Lawyers listing and has held the highest AV rating by Martindale Hubbell for the past 20 years.*

Louisiana Employment Law Representation

To learn more about our firm or to schedule an appointment with Victor Farrugia, call 504-525-0250 or call toll-free at 866-676-0856 or contact us online. Our firm's office is located on Poydras Street near the Superdome in the heart of the Central Business District in New Orleans.

* CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • AV Preeminent | Over 20 years
  • NELA Since 1990
  • Super Lawyers