Michael D. Ferachi
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Education

  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D., 1989)
    Order of the Coif, Louisiana Law Review
  • Louisiana State University (B.S., Accounting, 1986)
    Omicron Delta Kappa

Admissions

Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent ® Peer Review Rated Lawyer for 15 years
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law), 2007–2020
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers (Appellate, Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts), 2007–2020
  • Pro Bono Publico award, Louisiana State Bar, 2014

Affiliations

Professional

  • American Bar Association, House of Delegates, 2003–2005
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, House of Delegates, 2004–2016
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Immediate Past President (2005); President (2004); President-elect (2003); Treasurer and Secretary (2002); Board member (1998–2005)
  • Consumer Financial Services Law Report, Editorial Board, 2018–present
  • The Federal Bar Association, Baton Rouge Chapter, 2004–2012
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2013–present
  • Louisiana Law Review, 1987–1989
  • Wex S. Malone Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Former Barrister

Community

  • Junior Achievement Teacher, 2010
  • Episcopal High School, Chair of Board of Trustees, 2007–2009; 2015–2017
  • St. James Episcopal Day School, Chair of Board of Supervision, 2001–2002
  • Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scout Den Leader, 2002–2007

Outside the Office

In his spare time, Michael enjoys attending live music concerts and visiting Disney World.