New Orleans

Carley A. Faucheux


New Orleans, LA

Carley Faucheux is an associate in the Firm’s New Orleans office. Carley attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, earning a B.A. and graduating magna cum laude. While in undergraduate school, Carley participated in the LSU Study Abroad program at the Universidad de Granada. During her tenure at Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Carley served as the President of the International Law Society, the Cheer Captain for the Barrister’s Bowl Charity Event, and was a member of the LSU Law Running Club and Assault and Flattery Committee. Carley was a Student Attorney for the LSU Law Center Immigration Clinic in Spring 2016 wherein she received a 4.0 grade. Carley also participated in the Domenick Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition in New York, as well as the LSU Law Ira S. Flory Mock Trial Internal Competition. Carley earned her Juris Doctor, Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law and Graduate Certificate in Energy Law and Policy, graduating cum laude in 2017.

Prior to joining Preis PLC, Carley clerked throughout her second and third years of law school defending municipalities in the state of Louisiana. Since then, Carley’s practice has been primarily litigation-based insurance defense, including workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, and construction defects, with a focus on flood insurance defense. Carley has successfully represented her clients, which include major insurance companies in state and federal district court, during which she gained valuable experience and insight in handling various types of legal matters. Carley also attended the NITA Deposition Skills course in 2019.

  • Practice Areas
    • Admiralty, Maritime and Energy - Wrongful Death, Personal Injury and Property Damage
      • Jones Act
      • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA)
      • Vessel Collision / Allisions
      • Offshore Construction
    • Appellate Advocacy
    • Asbestos Litigation
    • Contractual Indemnity and Insurance
    • Environmental and Pollution
    • Insurance Coverage, Litigation and Recovery
    • Medical Malpractice Litigation
    • Property and Bad Faith Insurance Coverage and Litigation
      • Fire Claims and Litigation
      • Flood Claims and Litigation
      • Hurricane Claims and Litigation
    • Premises Liability
    • Products Liability
    • Transportation
      • Automobile Liability and Coverage
      • Trucking Liability and Coverage
      • Railroad / FELA Liability and Coverage
      • Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Liability and Coverage
    • Workers' Compensation
  • Education
    • Louisiana State University, B.A., magna cum laude (2014)
    • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D./D.C.L. with Graduate Certificate in Energy Law and Policy, cum laude (2017)
  • Bar Admissions
    • Louisiana
  • Court Admissions
    • Supreme Court of Louisiana
    • All Louisiana State Courts
    • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida (Pro Hac Vice)
  • Experience
    • Prepared several successful motions for summary judgment on behalf of major insurance companies in their capacities as “Write-Your-Own” program carriers under the National Flood Insurance Program
    • Prepared successful trial and appellate motions for summary judgment on employment discrimination case on behalf of municipality
  • Publications and Presentations
    • Immigration law presentation to social workers at District Attorney’s office (2016)
  • Professional and Community Affiliations
    • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Recognitions
    • LSU Law Chancellor’s Scholar Recipient (2014-2017)
    • LSU Law Chancellor’s List (Spring 2016 & Spring 2017)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Louisiana Civil Procedure (2015)
    • Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society
    • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
    • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society
    • Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society
    • Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society
    • Most Outstanding HHS College Council Member Award
    • LSU Humanities & Social Sciences Advisory Council Scholarship