Lafayette
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New Orleans
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Houston
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Larry E. Mobley

Attorney

Lafayette, LA

Larry Mobley is a North Carolina native who attended Appalachian State, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a master’s degree in Political Science, focusing on economic and political theory. Larry moved to New Orleans in 2002 to attend Loyola University of New Orleans School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2005.

Larry joined Preis PLC after having practiced law in New Orleans for over fifteen years. His practice concentrates on complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on brokerage firms, financial institutions, investment advisors, hedge funds and publicly traded companies. Larry has substantial experience with Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations, SEC and FDIC investigations, and is an active member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), whose mission is to develop policies and practices which strengthen financial markets and economic growth.

In addition, Larry has extensive experience in litigating and advising various entities on antitrust matters under both federal and state law, breach of contract matters, officer and director liability, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and violations of various consumer protections acts. Larry has also represented numerous architects and engineers in construction related design disputes.

  • Practice Areas
    • Business & Commercial Litigation
    • Construction
    • Employment
    • Insurance Defense & Coverage
  • Education
    • Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2005 cum laude
      • William L. Crow Scholar
      • Loyola Law Review, Member
      • Academic Scholarship, Recipient 2002-2005
      • Louisiana Elks Association Rightor-McDonald Endowed Scholarship of Law
    • Appalachian State University, M.A., 2002, magna cum laude
      • Criminal Justice and Political Science Departments, Graduate School Senator
      • Phi Gamma Mu (Political Science Honors Society), Member
    • Appalachian State University, B.A., 1999
      • Academic Scholarship, Recipient
      • Boone Fire Department, Volunteer
  • Bar Admissions
    Louisiana
  • Court Admissions
    • Supreme Court of Louisiana
    • All Louisiana State Courts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • 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 Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
    • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Utah
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for Maryland
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
    • United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Experience
    • Obtained a zero verdict in a $40 million federal jury trial concerning a claim of price fixing in the pharmaceutical industry and obtained the client’s full award its open account and attorneys’ fees claim.
    • Enjoined the Governor from violating contracts with BESE.
    • Vacated an unfavorable arbitration award for a broker-dealer.
    • Enjoined a fraudulent financial advisor and, thereafter, successfully negotiated an over $1.3 million settlement with his broker-dealer employer.
    • Enjoined multiple arbitrations from proceeding against a broker-dealer.
    • Successfully tried an exception of prescription against plaintiffs seeking to unwind two annuity contract agreements.
    • Successfully defeated plaintiffs’ attempts in a class-action to conduct merit based discovery resulting in a favorable settlement.
    • Successfully represented a client in Louisiana State Court concerning a claim based on Delaware Chancery law.
    • Represented and resolved claims against a former Saints player concerning the sale of tax credits.
    • Represented a former Lieutenant Governor against a broker-dealer concerning a life insurance policy resulting in a favorable result.
    • Tried scores of FINRA arbitrations successfully for a broker-dealer resulting in zero awards.
  • Publications and Presentations
    • While earning his master’s degree, Larry taught statistics and research modeling techniques to undergraduates.
    • Presented a CLE to the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) on 401-K’s.
    • Presented at the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) on indemnification clauses and AIA documents.
    • Presented a CLE at the Construction Defect Dispute Conference (CDDC) held at Loyola College of Law on delay claims.
    • Presented a CLE at the Jazz Festival CLE on preparing your expert witness and how to cross-examine opposing expert witnesses.
  • Professional and Community Affiliations
    • Treasurer for Travelers Aid Society
    • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
    • New Orleans, Louisiana Bar
  • Recognitions
    Super Lawyers Rising Star