He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, including health care, construction, commercial employment, class actions/mass torts, product liability, environmental and maritime law. Mr. Krouse has been appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Louisiana since 2006. He also represents clients in various forms of alternative dispute resolution and has been selected to arbitrate and mediate disputes for other litigants. He has been selected as a court appointed special master. He was designated as a “Master Mediator” by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) in 2015.
He is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery, mediation and arbitration issues. He is a trainer of mediators and arbitrators and on the faculty of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) University and American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Dispute Resolution Service. He serves as Chair of AHLA’s Program Planning Committee.
Mr. Krouse served in the United States Army, Military Police Corps, from 1977 to 1981 as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer and Battalion Adjutant. He was honorably discharged as a Captain in the United States Army in September 1981. He served as a federal judicial extern, and federal judicial law clerk from 1983 to 1985 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He has been selected by the United States District Court Western District of Pennsylania as an eDiscovery Special Master. He is a co-author of the forthcoming College of Commercial Arbitrators Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitrations (4th Ed. 2017)
• Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA) • Fellow - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, International Arbitration & Mediation Center - London, England (FCIArb Designation No 022054) • Fellow, Academy of Court Appointed Masters (ACAM) • Fellow, American College of e-Neutrals. • Arbitrator, Panel of Arbitrators of American Arbitration Association (Commercial, Large Complex Commercial, Construction, Health Care, and Employment Panels) • Distinguished Neutral, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (Franchise and Insurance Panels)(CPR) • Arbitrator, Panel of Arbitrators of International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) • Arbitrator - American Health Lawyers’ Association Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Service - Washington, D.C. • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators • Certified Mediator, International Medication Institute (IMI) • Master Mediator, Panel of Mediators of American Arbitration Association • Arbitrator, FINRA