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Jay M. Mattappally

Associate

504.310.2210

PROFILE

Jay focuses his practice in complex litigation, including the defense of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Within this area, Jay utilizes his scientific background to work closely with technical witnesses and experts, as well as investigate complex scientific issues relevant to a particular case. Before attending law school, Jay received an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics, during which time Jay performed extensive research and literature review on medical implants used in orthopedic/fracture applications. Jay also helped lead a team design project to design a mounting system for a patient with Muscular Dystrophy. After college, Jay received a Master’s degree in Engineering Management with a focus on assisting medical device companies in the market assessment of their respective technology platforms. Prior to joining Irwin Fritchie, Jay worked with corporate clients on scientific and legal issues involving a variety of complex technologies in the field of intellectual property.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Honors

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Loyola Law Review
  • Loyola Moot Court
  • William L. Crowe Scholar
  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team, Vienna, Austria (2012-13), Honorable Mention, Best Memorandum for Claimant

AFFILIATIONS

  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Loyola University College of Law (2013)
  • M.E.M., Master of Engineering Management, Duke University (2009)
  • B.S.E., Biomedical Engineering, departmental honors, Tulane University (2008)

ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office

Publications and Presentations