Perry Dampf


James A. Cobb, Jr.

Mr. Cobb is Of Counsel to the New Orleans firm of Ajubita, Leftwich and Salzer. In forty-three years of practice, he has tried well over one hundred thirty (130) cases to verdict, before judges and juries in both state and federal courts. In addition, Mr. Cobb has been lead trial counsel on hundreds of other cases in litigation throughout the Gulf South. In the past, Mr. Cobb served as general counsel for Crosby Tuggs, where he gained vast experience in maritime law. He has served as a lecturer regarding maritime and many other topics. He was also a visiting professor at Harvard Law School where he taught a Trial Advocacy Workshop.

Areas of Concentration

Personal Injury and Death

Maritime/Jones Act/OCSLA

Insurance Coverage

Commercial Disputes

Medical Malpractice

Professional Liability

Class Action

Health Care

Products Liability

Employee Disputes and Workers' Compensation


B.A., Tulane University (1974)

J.D., Tulane University Law School (1978)


Admitted to the Bar, 1978-Louisiana, 1993-Texas, 2002-Florida

Louisiana State Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Maritime Law Association of the United States, Member

Appointed Special Master by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana and by the 19th Judicial District Court for the Parish of East Baton Rouge