Airey, Jacob A.
Jacob A. Airey

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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.

Representative Cases

  • USA Disaster Recovery, Inc. v. St. Tammany Parish Government, et al., 145 So.3d 235 , 2012, La.
  • In re Succession of Thomas, WL 5549035, 2010, La. App. 1st Cir.
  • Padilla v Schwartz, 11 So.3d 6, 2009, La. App. 4 Cir.
  • Safety Nat. Cas. Corp. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds London, 558 F.3d 599 , 2009, 5th Cir.
  • Marmac LLC v. Meridian Resource & Exploration, LLC, WL 1651977 , 2007, Ed. La.
  • Marquette Transp. Co. v. Trinity Marine Products, Inc., WL 2349461 , 2006, E.D. La.
  • Scarborough v Clemco Indus., 391 F.3d 660 , 2004, 5th Cir.

Classes & Seminars

  • In and Outs of Louisiana LLCs, 01/05/2012 to 01/05/2012
  • Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefits Seminar, Multiple Dates
  • Succession Law Update, 2010 to 2010

Professional Associations

  • Slidell Bar Association
  • Inns of Court

Pro-Bono Activities

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

Practice Areas

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


  • 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)

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