Trevor M. Cutaiar - Attorney at MBLB
Trevor M. Cutaiar

Trevor M. Cutaiar, Member

Member Trevor Cutaiar’s practice focuses on admiralty and maritime litigation and insurance defense. Trevor has significant experience in handling asbestos exposure cases involving a unique combination of Louisiana tort law, federal constitutional law, multi-district litigation and state and federal workers’ compensation schemes. His practice also includes premises liability cases, contractual disputes, and municipal liability. He has represented a wide range of clients, including municipalities, local boat companies, and national and international corporations.

Trevor likes to solve problems and obtain the best results for his clients. “My undergraduate degree was in journalism, so I have a unique perspective on fact-finding and the questions that need to be asked. I really enjoy working with my clients and like to listen. I make sure to advise them of both the strengths and the weaknesses of their positions and don’t just tell them what they want to hear.”

Outside of the office, Trevor enjoys reading, biking, and golfing. He also plays in the Crescent City Soccer league.

Professional Activities

  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Member


  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch – Insurance Law (2021, 2022)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star – Civil Litigation: Defense (2014-2021)
  • William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
  • Law Excellence Award in Torts I and Federal Evidence, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law


  • Casenote/Comment Editor, Loyola Law Review
  • Casenote, Lane ex rel. Lane v. Halliburton: The Fifth Circuit’s Recent Treatment of the Political Question Doctrine and What It Could Mean for Comer v. Murphy Oil, 55 L. Rev. 393 (2009)
  • Comment, Are Securities Act of 1933 Claims Filed in State Court Removable Under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005? A Proposed Resolution to a Statutory Conflict, 55 L. Rev. 559 (2009)

Civic and Community

  • Woodlands Conservancy, Board Member

Special Experience

  • Judicial Extern, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Hon. Judge Carl J. Barbier (August 2009–May 2010)

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