Lance C. McCardle is a Partner in the law firm of Fishman Haygood, L.L.P. in New Orleans, Louisiana. He practices in the Firm’s Litigation section, primarily in the areas of securities arbitration and litigation and general commercial litigation. Lance presently serves on the Editorial Board of the Piaba Bar Journal, and he is a member of the ABA Securities Law Committee, serving on the Securities Arbitration Subcommittee. Lance regularly represents investors in cases against brokers and investment advisors. He has represented several investors in cases against independent broker-dealers involving the sale of direct participation programs and multiple institutions in cases relating to the sale of auction rate securities.
He received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, and Masters in Business Administration from Loyola University in 2005. While in law school, Lance served on the Editorial Board of the Loyola Law Review and was the Oralist/Briefwriter for the school’s First Amendment Moot Court Competition Team. He is the author of Despite Congress's GOOD Intentions, the DMCA Produces a BAD Result: A Means to Create Monopolies, published in 2004 in the Loyola Law Review and Why Might A Broker Prefer To Be In Court, Not Arbitration in Handling a Securities Case: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between, published by the Practising Law Institute in 2012.
Lance is a fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation and a member of the Louisiana State, Federal, and American Bar Associations, as well as the American and Louisiana Associations for Justice. He has taught skills classes at Loyola University College of Law and Media Law at Tulane University. He is also a member of the St. Thomas More Inn of Court, and previously served as a Director of the Younger Lawyers Division of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Lance has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers in the area of securities, and he has been named a Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine, and Future Star in Benchmark Litigation. He can be contacted at (504) 586-5298 or firstname.lastname@example.org.