McClain joined the firm in 2018. McClain has a range of experience in litigation and commercial transactions. He has tried cases in state and federal court, and he has represented sellers, buyers, and lenders in commercial transactions. McClain’s commercial litigation practice includes representing parties in cases involving contracts, business and corporate disputes, bad faith insurance litigation, decommissioning liability, lease disputes, disciplinary matters, and administrative actions.
McClain earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in 2007. He worked in real estate finance and real estate development in North Carolina and New York. McClain worked for a major commercial bank’s investment bank in the areas of commercial mortgage backed securities and historic and low-income tax credits. He then joined a student housing development company, opening an office for the company in central New York. McClain received his J.D./G.D.C.L. from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2014. He was Order of the Coif and a Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review. After a year of practicing law for a large Louisiana based law firm, McClain left the firm to serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Edith Brown Clement on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2015-2016).