Jay Ginsberg has over 30 years of litigation experience with his private law practice. He also presided as a Hearing Examiner for the City of New Orleans Civil Service Commission where he heard disciplinary appeals of city employees; rendered administrative opinions; represented the Commission in civil litigation; and rendered legal advice and recommendations to the Commission upon request. Mr. Ginsberg also served as head of the newly created Compliance Bureau of the New Orleans Police Department. As Deputy Superintendent of Police, he managed a staff of NOPD employees and controlled the Consent Decree Implementation Unit, Information Systems, Policies and Planning, Professional Standards and Internal Auditing. In early 2007, he stepped into the role as General Counsel for the Recovery School District (RSD) following Hurricane Katrina. He built the RSD legal services department, oversaw all of its construction-related matters including involvement with the School Facility Master Plan, contracts, all legal matters and supervision of the RSD’s compliance with federal and state regulations. Mr. Ginsberg is admitted to practice law in Louisiana, California and Texas. His Specialties are: Automobile, Civil Rights Law, Class Action/Complex Litigation, Commercial/Business, Construction, Contract/Commercial, Employment/Labor Law/FLSA, Municipal Law, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Property Damage, and Workers’ Compensation (LA and Federal).
Deputy Superintendent of Police, 2013-2015.
General Counsel to the Louisiana Recovery School District (RSD), 2007-2013.
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