Payton Lachney

Payton Lachney

Mr. Payton S. Lachney is a Central Louisiana native from Marksville, Louisiana. Upon graduation from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, he spent a year as a private investigator before attending law school at Louisiana State University Law Center. He has externed in the Middle District of Louisiana, served as a T.A. in Constitutional Law courses, and advocated in and out of court for the rights of juveniles through the Louisiana State University Juvenile Defense Clinic. Mr. Lachney currently represents individuals in diverse areas of Civil Litigation as well as representing and advising small business start-ups on various aspects of their growing business. He currently resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Areas of Practice:

  • Legal Negligence
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Business Organization and Contracts

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana State Courts
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana


  • Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 2021
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.S. Psychology, 2017