Vincent “Trey” Tumminello, III


Vincent “Trey” Tumminello is an associate with Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips, where he practices primarily in the areas of commercial transactions, general litigation, and bankruptcy.

Trey’s commercial and general litigation experience extends through various and diverse industries, and includes personal injury claims, contract disputes, educational discipline cases, and securities fraud. He also is experienced in transactional law, including formations of corporations and LLCs, asset acquisitions, drafting and negotiating commercial leases, and bankruptcy, foreclosure, and debt restructuring matters.​

Trey has ranked by his peers for two consecutive years among the 2017 and 2018 Louisiana Rising Stars in Business & Corporate Law.

Trey is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in federal court in the Middle, Western, and Eastern Districts of Louisiana. His work spans the stages of electronic discovery, pre-trial motions, writ applications, appeals, and settlements.

Trey’s representative matters also include:

  • Representing banking clients in the sale of real estate, foreclosures, and debt restructuring.
  • Performing due diligence on dozens of promissory notes, mortgages, and other security devices for a client purchasing loans through the FDIC.
  • Representing an oil and gas distributor in acquisitions of assets, including real estate, convenience stores, and bulk plants, and collections in their contractual disputes.
  • Representing a telecommunications client in securities fraud litigation.
  • Representing a state university in student discipline cases, including the analysis of constitutional due process issues.
  • Representing a regional sporting goods store in personal injury actions.

Trey received his J.D. in 2013 from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he participated in the Moot Court Board and served as Secretary of the Vanderbilt Alternative Dispute Resolution Organization from 2011-2012. During law school, Trey worked as an extern for Hon. Frank J. Polozola in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. He earned his political science in 2010 from the University of Notre Dame, and he currently serves as the President of the Notre Dame Club of South Louisiana.​

In the community, Trey is a member of the board of directors of LSU Theatre's Swine Palace, which puts on professional productions for college students and serves as a training ground for students in LSU's M.F.A. Professional Actor and Technical/Design Training Programs. He also serves as Chairman of the 2018 Baton Rouge Bar Association Belly Up with the Bar Committee. The annual BRBA fundraiser cook-off competition among law firms raises money for Youth Education programs, including Teen Court, the High School Mock Trial competition, Law Day, Lawyer in the Classroom and the Junior Partners Academy.

Articles and Publications

Seminars and Presentations

  • "Recent Developments in Sports Law," Baton Rouge Bar Association "CLE By The Hour," Renaissance Hotel, Baton Rouge, Dec. 14, 2017
  • "Recent Developments in Sports Law," Baton Rouge Bar Association "CLE By The Hour," Renaissance Hotel, Baton Rouge, Dec. 16, 2016

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