Keith J. Fernandez

Keith J. Fernandez

Associate

  • phone (225) 383-4703

  • fax (225) 343-0630

Keith joined the firm as an associate in 2010, and is a member of our Commercial Litigation practice group. He has a litigation practice which includes commercial disputes; legal and professional malpractice; trademarks; cybersecurity; data privacy and information security; and privacy law.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Casualty Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Privacy and Information Security
  • Insurance and Coverage Disputes
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Consultation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Privacy Law
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Prosecution

EDUCATION & HONORS

Keith received his undergraduate degree in Management from Louisiana State University in 2007, graduating summa cum laude and as a University Medalist. He received his joint J.D./D.C.L. from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law in 2010, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. He was also a member of the Louisiana Law Review and served on its board of editors as a Senior Editor.

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Keith is a member of the Baton Rouge and Louisiana State Bar Associations and is licensed to practice before all Louisiana state and federal courts.

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

Author, Note, Be Quick - but Don't Hurry: Competing Purposes of the Federal Arbitration Act and Hall Street Associates v. Mattel, 70 La. L. Rev. 387 (2009).

Don't Take the Bait: Understanding the Preventing Phishing AttacksKSWB weblog, May 23, 2016.

Notifying Louisiana Citizens That Their Data Has Been Compromised: Your Obligations Once the E-Fox Breaches Your HenhouseKSWB weblog, July 16, 2015.

Keeping the Limit in "Limited Liability": Owners of Multiple Businesses Must Guard Against Enterprise-Wide Liability in LouisianaKSWB weblog, February 28, 2015.

Build a Brand of Distinction: The Role of Federal Trademark Protection in Your Marketing StrategyKSWB weblog, December 2, 2014.