James Richards, III


James “Jack” Richards is an Associate at the Krebs Farley New Orleans office. Jack practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation, construction litigation, bankruptcy, and surety law.

Prior to joining Krebs Farley, Jack worked for a national firm primarily defending accounts receivable management companies from pre-suit demands, arbitrations, single-plaintiff lawsuits, and class-action lawsuits. He has experience in federal and state consumer protection law, commercial litigation, UCC Article 4A litigation, and EEOC charges. Prior to working in private practice, Jack clerked for the Hon. Mary Ann Vial Lemmon of the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Jack obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Louisiana State University in 2016, before earning his J.D. cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law. While in law school, he was an Executive Editor of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law and both a member and coach of UGA Law’s ABA NAAC Moot Court team.

Jack represents a client pro bono who was previously represented by the Innocence Project of New Orleans in a suit against the State of Louisiana for compensation for wrongful conviction.

In his spare time Jack enjoys playing chess, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.