- New Orleans
Thomas Casey is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group. He defends clients in class actions and franchise-related regulatory and judicial proceedings.
Tom has a national practice focused on defending corporate clients in class actions. Over more than three decades, Tom has handled over 50 class action cases in multiple states on issues such as products liability, contracts, unfair trade practices, and torts, as well as violations of environmental, tax, antitrust, civil rights, and employment discrimination laws and regulations.
Tom has handled an even greater number of franchise-related regulatory and judicial proceedings on behalf of manufacturers and other businesses located in ten states. These disputes have involved dealership terminations, sale agreements, relocations, facility requirements, incentive programs, audit challenges, incentive and warranty fraud, performance standards, product allocation, rights of first refusal, and licensing.
In addition to his class-action and franchise work, Tom maintains a broad business and commercial litigation practice, handling disputes in court and arbitration. He has represented a variety of clients in the manufacturing, insurance, financial, and healthcare industries.
Before joining Jones Walker in 1983, Tom was a law clerk for the Honorable Adrian G. Duplantier of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.