Attorney Jason M. Baer

Jason M. Baer

Jason Baer is a civil litigator with trial experience. He represents individuals, insurance companies, and local and national companies in a variety of general liability matters. His practice areas include trucking and transportation casualty, premises liability, complex insurance coverage, and commercial litigation matters.

As a trial lawyer, Mr. Baer has successfully litigated complex cases involving catastrophic losses and efforts to restore and secured favorable verdicts for his clients before juries and judges. In 2016, Mr. Baer was selected by Louisiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star.

In addition to litigating, Mr. Baer counsels and works proactively with closely-held businesses to avoid potential liability during the development of business ventures.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Secured a zero verdict as the lead trial attorney for a merchant following a two day jury trial in USDC for Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette Division. Owens v. Dolgencorp, LLC, Case No. 6:12-CV-1043 (2013).
  • Secured a zero verdict for a national car rental agency following a seven day jury trial in 19th Judicial District Court wherein the plaintiff sought damages in excess of $2,000,000 (2011).
  • Represented numerous homeowners insurers in the Chinese Drywall Multi-District Litigation. In Re: Chinese Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation (E.D. La. 2010).
  • Secured a zero verdict following a two day jury trial involving an automobile accident in 24th Judicial District Court (2010).
  • Secured a zero verdict as the lead trial attorney for an insurer following a bench trial concerning property damage in 15th Judicial District Court (2009).
  • Secured a defense verdict for a merchant following a bench trial concerning false imprisonment, invasion of privacy, negligent infliction of emotional distress, and defamation in Alexandria City Court (2009).

EDUCATION

  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, Juris Doctor
  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Science, Accounting
  • Jesuit High School

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Board Member of Young Lawyers Section, 2012-present
  • Jefferson Bar Association, Board Member of Young Lawyers Section, 2013-present
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federal Bar Association, Board Member of Young Lawyers Section, 2012-14
  • Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, Board Member, 2010-13
  • Instructor for Jesuit High School Mock Trial Program 2010-12

ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana State and Federal Courts
  • Serves as Notary Public, in the State of Louisiana
  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, Juris Doctor
  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Science, Accounting
  • Jesuit High School
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Board Member of Young Lawyers Section, 2012-present
  • Jefferson Bar Association, Board Member of Young Lawyers Section, 2013-present
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federal Bar Association, Board Member of Young Lawyers Section, 2012-14
  • Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, Board Member, 2010-13
  • Instructor for Jesuit High School Mock Trial Program 2010-12
  • Louisiana State and Federal Courts
  • Serves as Notary Public, in the State of Louisiana