James W. Hailey, Jr.

Contact Info

One Galleria Boulevard
Suite 1400
Metairie, Louisiana 70001
Telephone: (504) 836-6500
Fax: (504) 836-6565




Tulane University Law School, JD, 1960

Louisiana State University, BS, 1950


James W. Hailey, Jr.

Mr. Hailey is Of Counsel to the firm, and was a founding partner in 1976. His practice consists primarily of asbestos liability litigation, environmental & toxic tort liability litigation, product liability litigation and automobile liability litigation. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™ (Highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards).

Admissions and Affiliations

Mr. Hailey was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 1960 and is admitted to all Louisiana state and federal courts. He is a member of the New Orleans Bar, Jefferson Bar, Louisiana State Bar, Federal and American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel and Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel where he served on the Board of Directors from 1972-1974. Mr. Hailey holds membership on the Defense Research Institute, Maritime Law Association of the United States and International Association of Defense Counsel.