Jason Cashio is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He litigates in state and federal courts in Louisiana, representing local and national corporate clients, as well as individuals in a variety of litigation matters, including complex, multi-party disputes. Jason focuses his practice on issues involving medical malpractice, general and business litigation, products liability and civil rights. Jason also advises clients in the health care area and is involved in providing general legal advice to health care providers as well as defending health care providers in medical malpractice claims. He also advises clients on electronic discovery, e-discovery compliance, electronically stored information (ESI), electronic information management, and retåention and destructive policies and procedures. After law school, Jason served as a law clerk to the Honorable Frank J. Polozola of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana in 1998.
Jason is a member of the Medical/Legal Interprofessional Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association. He is also a Committee Member of the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program.
Jason is listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2013.
Representation of national corporations in product liability cases regarding product design and warning issues Representation of national pharmaceutical company as local counsel for diet drug (Fen-Phen) litigation
Representation of a major forest products and paper company with regard to facility operations, including premises liability, shipping liability, and commercial liability
Representation of national pharmacy corporation for premises liability and claims related to pharmacy operations
Representation of physicians for Medical Review Panel proceedings and related litigation, including claims involving the following medical specialties: Obstetrics, Gynecology, General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Orthopedics, Anesthesiology, Neurology, Psychiatry and Radiology
Multiple jury trials successfully defended for prominent Louisiana physicians
Jason earned his B.S. from Louisiana State University in 1995. He earned his J.D. in 1998 from the LSU Law Center where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and a Candidate for the Louisiana Law Review. He was inducted into the LSU Law Center Hall of Fame in 1998.
Kean Miller was formed in 1983, based on a foundation of mutual respect among attorneys, meaningful collaboration with clients, and an overarching commitment to serve the community. Almost thirty years later, this fundamental philosophy is stronger than ever – from the people we represent, to the people we employ, from the charitable organizations we serve, to the civic causes we support.
With more than 130 attorneys, Kean Miller is one of the largest full-service law firms in Louisiana, and the largest in the Capitol Region. We serve the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the Bayou State. We have a particular dedication to serving Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in the South, providing them with legal resources focused on growth. From the courtroom to the boardroom, our people provide creative solutions, unique strategies, and unparalleled value that allow clients to perform at the highest level.
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Kean Miller has a particular dedication to working closely with Louisiana-based businesses and Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in the Bayou State – ensuring that they have the people and resources required to grow into leaders in the region.
Our 30-year history is one of lasting alliances with our clients. Our client partnerships are based on value, service, and unique Louisiana know-how.