Michael D. Ferachi - McGlinchey Stafford PLLC

Michael D. Ferachi

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Michael D. Ferachi is a member and the managing director in our Baton Rouge office. His primary emphasis is on commercial litigation, with a focus on consumer finance litigation, class action litigation, general business litigation, and insurance defense litigation at both the trial level and the appellate level. Michael also practices in the areas of aviation representation, outdoor advertising representation, trademarks, appellate practice, commercial finance litigation and construction litigation. He has lectured on a number of CLE topics related to litigation issues.


Michael is an experienced trial attorney at both the district court and the appellate level. He has litigated cases in all three federal districts in Louisiana and has argued before the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on two occasions where, in both instances, he received a positive decision.

Michael has also litigated matters throughout Louisiana at the trial court level and he has argued before the Louisiana Supreme Court and the Louisiana First, Second, and Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Consumer Financial Services

Michael has represented a number of clients in local class actions and nationwide class actions. Recently, he represented a large issuer of credit cards in a nationwide class action regarding payment due date and posting practices. He has also represented a major airline and a major credit card company in a nationwide class action regarding the airline's frequent flyer program.

A large part of Michael’s practice concerns consumer finance litigation. He has dealt with a number of federal statutes and regulations pertaining to consumer finance litigation, such as FCRA, HOEPA, ECOA, Regulation Z, TILA, FDCPA, and FACT.

Additional Information

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. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law CenterJ.D. 1989
    American Bar AssociationLouisiana State Bar AssociationThe Federal Bar AssociationLouisiana Bar Foundation

    Office Location

    One American Place, Suite 1400
    301 Main Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70801
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation - Banking and Finance
    Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

    Other Information

    Gender: Male