Thomas A. Rayer, Jr.

Attorney Thomas A. Rayer, Jr.

CONCENTRATION: Admiralty Law; Maritime Personal Injury Law; Insurance Defense Law; Commercial Law; State and Federal Worker's Compensation Defense.

Born New Orleans, Louisiana, October 20, 1964; admitted to bar, 1991, Louisiana. Education: Loyola University (B.A. 1986, J.D., 1990); Phi Delta Phi (President, 1989-1990). Member: Louisiana State Bar Association; Maritime Law Association; Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

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PUBLICATIONS: 

Listed below are select publications written by Attorney Thomas A. Rayer, Jr. ...

Maritime Liens, Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association, December 2004.

SELECTED CASES:

Waas v. IKAN MEXICO MV, 2011 WL 2183411 (5th Cir. 2011); Eagle Pipe and Supply, Inc. v. Amerada Hess Corp., 2010 C 2271 (La. 10/25/11), 79 So.3d 246; Sonat Exploration Co. v. Cudd Pressure Control, Inc., 271 S.W.3d 228 (Tex. 2008); Frey Plumbing Co. v. Foster, 2007 C-1091 (La. 2/26/08), 996 So.2d 969; Serrano v. Otis Elevator Co., 2017 WL 479576 (E.D.La. 2017); Derouen v. Hercules Liftboat Co., 2016 WL 5869786 (E.D.La. 2016); Richard v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., 2015 WL 1357013 (W.D. La. 2015); EP Energy E&P Company, L.P. (f/k/a El Paso Production) v. Cudd Pressure Control, Inc., 2014 WL 7345938 (Tex. App. - Houston [14th Dist.] 2014); Fairways Offshore Exploration, Inc. v. Patterson Services, Inc., 2013 WL 371601 (Tex. App. - Houston [1st Dist.] 2013);  Istre v. Main Iron Works, LLC, 2012 WL 1118634 (E.D.La. 2012);  Sonat Exploration Co. v. Cudd Pressure Control, Inc., 340 S.W.3d 570 (Tex. App. - Texarkana 2011); Hutchison v. SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., 2009 0410 (La. App. 1st Cir. 9/11/09),  22 So.3d 987; Cronin v. St. Bernard Port, Harbor and Terminal District, 2009-0256 (La. App. 4th Cir. 8/26/09), 19 So.3d 45;  Wendelboe v. SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., 2008 CA 1846 (La. App. 1st Cir. 02/13/09), 6 So.3d 882; Clement v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. Co., 2008-0014 (La. App. 1st Cir. 6/6/08), 992 So. 2d 506; Albert v. Casino Magic, Inc., 07-241 (La. App. 5th Cir. 4/5/07); G&K Services, Inc. v. Crown Roofing, Inc., 2006 WL 4029574 (E.D. La. 2006); Williams v. Maritime, Inc., 04-625 (La. App. 5th Cir. 22/30/04), 889 So.2d 826; Coakley v. SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., 319 F.Supp.2d 712 (E.D. La. 2004), aff'd, 2005 AMC 2979 (5th Cir. 2005); Smith v. Cudd Pressure Control, Inc., 126 S.W.3d 106 (Tex. App. - Houston [1st Dist.] 2003); In re: Cudd Pressure Control, Inc., 109 F. Supp.2d 486 (E.D. La. 2000); Smith v. Doe, 991 F.Supp. 781(E.D.La. 1998); Eckstein Marine Service, Inc. v. M/V BASIN PRIDE, 168 F.R.D. 38 (W.D. La. 1996); Owens v. SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., 227 F.3d 698 (5th Cir. 2001); Submersible Systems, Inc. v. Perforadora Central, S.A., 249 F.3d 413 (5th Cir. 2001); Brooks Well Servicing, Inc. v. Cudd Pressure Control, Inc., 34,796 (La. App. 2d Cir. 8/22/01), 796 So.2d 66; Damond v. Avondale Industries, Inc., 98-1275 (La. App. 4th Cir. 8/19/98), 718 So.2d 81.


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E-Mail: trayer@wb-lalaw.com
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Thomas A. Rayer, Jr.
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