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Jimmy R. Faircloth Jr.

Managing Partner, Faircloth, Melton & Keiser, LLC
Jimmy Faircloth

Jimmy R. Faircloth, Jr., is the founder and managing partner of Faircloth, Melton & Keiser, LLC. He has over two decades of experience in a diverse and highly challenging practice involving hundreds of trials, hearings and appeals in many areas of the law, as well as a two-year stint as Executive Counsel to Governor Bobby Jindal. Mr. Faircloth is widely regarded as the legal architect of the 2008 Special Session on Ethics Reform and for having guided the Jindal administration through its early reform initiatives and the legal challenges posed by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. He is one of only a few Louisiana attorneys with a masters degree in litigation, is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Faircloth has practiced in some of the most high profile and complicated cases of the past decade. His practice involves complex commercial litigation, government law and litigation, and governmental relations.

Education
  • 1990, Master of Laws in Litigation, Emory University
  • 1989, Juris Doctor, Georgia State University
  • 1987, Bachelor of Science in Management, Louisiana Tech University

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Publications and Multimedia
Coming Soon to a School Near You?: Common Core - Podcast
Civil Rights Practice Group Podcast
January 12, 2015