Jay Ginsberg



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).


  • J.D., Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, 1982
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Florida, 1976


Deputy Superintendent of Police, 2013-2015.

General Counsel to the Louisiana Recovery School District (RSD), 2007-2013.

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Two Lakeway Center
Suite 400
3850 N. Causeway Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002


Breach of Contract, Civil Rights, Class Actions, Mass Torts & Multi-District Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Defect, ERISA, Governmental Liability, Insurance Coverage, Labor & Employment, Landlord Tenant Disputes, Legal Malpractice, Louisiana Mediators, Louisiana Umpires, Personal Injury, Physician Employment/Services Contracts, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Property, Real Estate, Worker's Compensation