Jacob A. Airey


Mr. Airey has extensive litigation experience in federal and state court as lead trial counsel and performing appellate work in the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and all Louisiana Appellate courts. With experience as a former licensed Coast Guard Captain, Mr. Airey has extensive knowledge of admiralty and maritime matters. In addition to his trial work, Mr. Airey also provides business advice and legal guidance to clients regarding business operation and formation, estate planning, succession and probate matters, asset protection, Medicaid planning, real estate transactions, and risk management. He is married to S. Michele Blanchard, St. Tammany Parish Councilwoman for District 13.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation/Insurance Policy Review
  • Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Risk Management
  • Succession and Probate Matters
  • Admiralty

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2003


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: Hermann Moyse Senior Scholarship Recipient
    • Honors: Chancellor's List
    • Honors: Sr. Scholarship Recipient
    • Honors: Ethics Committee Member
    • Honors: Law Review
    • Honors: Activities and Societies: Law Review
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • BA Civil Law Studies - 2002
  • Louisiana State University
    • Political Science - 1997
    • Honors: Deans List
    • Honors: Dean's List 4.0 award
    • Honors: Beychock Award
    • Honors: Best essay 1997 (political science)

Contact Information

New Orleans, Louisiana


  • In and Outs of Louisiana LLCs, January 5, 2012
  • Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefits Seminar, Multiple Dates
  • Succession Law Update, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Slidell Bar Association
  • Inns of Court

Pro Bono Activities

  • Vice President of the Military Road Alliance, 2014 - Present
  • Slidell Youth Soccer Club, Treasurer (Past U6 Commissioner)