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Ashley Gremillion Coker

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Biography

Ashley Gremillion Coker was born in Natchez, Mississippi and raised in Zachary, Louisiana. She graduated summa cum laude from Louisiana State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in French and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She then received her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law from Louisiana State University.

Ashley is admitted to practice before all Louisiana State Courts. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western District of Louisiana and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ashley has experience in trial and in oral arguments. Her legal practice includes the areas of expropriation, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, professional liability, and breach of contract claims. She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Representative Cases

  • St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District v. Violet Dock Port, Inc., LLC, So.3d, 2016, 4th Cir.
  • National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, P.A. v. Smith Tank & Steel, Inc., F.Supp.3d , 2014, M.D. La.
  • Offshore Service Vessels, L.L.C. v. Surf Subsea, Inc., F.Supp.2d, 2012, E.D.La
  • Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. v. Southside Smoothie & Nutrition Center, Inc., 516 Fed.Appx. 362, 2013, 5th Cir.
  • In re Katrina Canal Breaches Litig., 696 F.3d 436, 2012, 5th Cir.
  • Green Trails, LLC v. Stewart Title of La., Inc., 111 So. 3d 14, 2012, La. App. 1st Cir.
  • Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. v. Southside Smoothie & Nutrition Center, Inc., 2012 WL 1698365 , 2012, E.D. La
  • Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. v. Southside Smoothie & Nutrition Center, Inc., 2012 WL 630010, 2012, E.D. La.
  • St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal Dist. v. Violet Dock Port, Inc., LLC, 2011 WL 3746418, 2011, E.D. La.
  • In re Katrina Canal Breaches Litigation, 620 F.3d 455 , 2010, 5th Cir.
  • Ben-Trei Fertilizer Co., L.L.C. v. Celtic Marine Corp., 2010 WL 532821, 2010, E.D. La.
  • Ben-Trei Fertilizer Co., L.L.C. v. Celtic Marine Corp., 2010 WL 431696, 2010, E.D. La.
  • CF Industries v. Ben-Trei, Ltd., 2009 WL 2765972, 2009, E.D. La
  • Ben-Trei Fertilizer Co., L.L.C. v. Keytrade North America, Inc., 2009 WL 2579354 , 2009, T.D. FL
  • Maloney Cinque, L.L.C. v. Pacific Ins. Co., Ltd., 2008, E.D. La.
  • Berthelot v. Farmers Ins. Exchange, 2007, E.D. La.

Honors

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers - Rising Star in Class Action, 2015-2019

Professional Associations

  • Louisiana Association of Defense Council, Board Member

Languages

  • French
Ashley Gremillion Coker, Rising Star

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Breach of Contract Claims

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: French
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2006