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Jason R. Cashio


Jason Cashio is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He litigates in state and federal courts in multiple states across the country, including his home State of 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 product liability, professional liability, medical malpractice, and general and business litigation. 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 retention 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 AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Medical Malpractice Law) from 2021-2024 and Louisiana Super Lawyers (Personal Injury General Defense) from 2022-2024.

In his personal time, Jason is a Marathon runner. He is currently working toward a goal of running a Marathon or Half Marathon in all 50 states, having completed races in 46 states, including a 50-mile Ultramarathon in 2022. He is continuing his goal of competing in the six World Marathon Majors, having previously run World Marathon Majors in Berlin in September 2023, London in 2022, and Chicago in 2023 and 2019.

Representative Experience
  • Serves as National Counsel for large U.S.-based company, currently representing companies in multiple states across the country
  • Representation of national corporations in product liability cases regarding product design, manufacturing, 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

  • LSU Law Center, J.D., 1998
    • Member, Order of the Coif
    • Candidate, Louisiana Law Review
    • Hall of Fame, LSU Law Center
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1995

  • Admitted, Louisiana, 1998
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Wex S. Malone American Inn of Court
Articles, Publications and Presentations
  • AV-rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Best Lawyer," The Best Lawyers in America, 2021-2024
  • "Super Lawyer," Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2022-2024
  • "Rising Star," Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Hall of Fame, LSU Law Center, 1998
Community Service
  • Committee Member, Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program
  • President, Board of Directors, Association of Retarded Citizens of Baton Rouge, 2004-2006
  • Past Member, High School Mock Trial Competition Committee, Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Member, Chairman, Board of Directors, St. Aloysius Men's Club, (Chairman 2008-2009)
  • Member, Catholic High School Alumni Board of Directors, 2012-2017
  • Volunteer Coach, YMCA and USSSA for various sports 2008-2015
Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated
Super Lawyers
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