Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2007, J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: William L. Crowe Scholar
Law Review: Loyola Law Review
Loyola University College of Business, 2004, B.S.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
All Louisiana State and Federal Courts
U.S. Court of Appeals,
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Louisiana State Bar Association
AWARDS & HONORS
Louisiana Super Lawyers,
Class Actions/Mass Torts, Rising Star, 2016, 2017
The Louisiana Road Home Program: A Path of Unintended Consequences, Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal, Spring 2007
A partner of the firm, Mr. Fineran leads Frilot’s Transactional Practice Group. Mr. Fineran regularly represents local, regional, and national companies in transactional matters, including operational contracts, stock and asset sales, equity and debt financing, and commercial real estate sales and leases. In his role as general counsel for medical practices, physicians, real estate developers, and other businesses, Mr. Fineran advises clients on issues involving risk management, corporate governance, and the legal implications of strategic business plans. He is a co-founder of Frilot Forward, a program that provides customized legal services to entrepreneurs and early stage business. He also routinely works with The Idea Village and other non-profit organizations at the forefront of identifying, supporting, and retaining entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans.
Mr. Fineran is an Adjunct Law Professor at the Loyola University College of Law, where he teaches Louisiana Civil Procedure. He is a co-author of Equity Research (Esq. Books 2011), a graduate-level finance textbook. His article, The Louisiana Road Home Program: A Path of Unintended Consequences, was published in the Spring 2007 Edition of the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal. A standing member of the Advisory and Editorial Board for Esquire Books, Mr. Fineran was an editor of Louisiana Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials by Blaine LeCesne, The Handbook on Louisiana Alternative Dispute Resolution Laws by Bobby Marzine Harges, and Louisiana Evidence: Cases, Problems, and Materials by Bobby Marzine Harges and Russel Jones, textbooks used in several Louisiana law schools.
Mr. Fineran graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University College of Business in 2004, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In 2007, Mr. Fineran graduated cum laude from Loyola University College of Law, earning both a Juris Doctorate degree and a Certificate in Civil and Common Law. He was a member of the Loyola Law Review and a William L. Crowe Scholar. He was also an extern for United States District Judge Ivan Lemelle in the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Mr. Fineran is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts, including the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals.