Skye Sturlese Fantaci

Skye Sturlese Fantaci

Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone:
504-566-1801
504-680-0165 (direct)
Fax:
504-565-5626
Email:
Skye Sturlese Fantaci has a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis in first -party property damage insurance disputes, insurance coverage, and defense of bad faith claims. She also handles defense of companies against claims for general liability matters such as slip and falls, dog bites, and lease disputes.

Ms. Fantaci has successfully represented clients in matters in Louisiana State and Federal courts. She previously worked as a Law Clerk in the United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Louisiana. Skye believes in an aggressive, innovative and thorough approach to discovery and investigation to ensure efficient, expedient and successful results for her clients. She has handled significant motion practice and appellate arguments.

Originally from New Iberia, La., Ms. Fantaci completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Mississippi and her law degree at the LSU Law Center. She is very active with a number of non-profits and currently serves on the Executive Committee to the Board of Directors for Second Harvest Food Bank, is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Salvation Army, and is a member of the Junior League of New Orleans Board of Directors, 2017-2018.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Workers Compensation defense

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D., B.C.L - 2002
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    • B.A. - 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, Secretary, Board of Directors
  • Salvation Army of New Orleans, Member, Board of Directors
  • Junior League of New Orleans, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Louisiana, Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors for Second Harvest Food Bank, Executive Committee
  • New Orleans Salvation Army, Board of Directors
  • Junior League of New Orleans Board of Directors, 2017 - 2018