S. Eliza James

Eliza prides herself on taking a client-centered approach to her cases. Her attention to detail, knowledge of the law, and dedication to her clients enables her to excel in a wide range of practice areas in both federal and state court.

Eliza specializes in litigation and represents a wide range of individual, consumer, and institutional clients. Her practice areas include civil and criminal litigation, with a special focus on mortgage servicing litigation, complex domestic matters, personal injury, and mass actions.

Eliza received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law in 2013. Prior to attending law school, Eliza graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh where she obtained B.A. degrees in Italian Language and Literature, Political Science, and History.

Eliza was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar Association in October 2013. She is admitted to practice in all three federal districts within the state of Louisiana. Eliza joined Forrest Cressy and James, LLC as a partner in 2018.