Legal Roundup

Summary judgment affirmed in legal malpractice suit stemming from 2010 oil spill

By Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal | Feb 7, 2019

The State of Louisiana in the Court of Appeal for the First Circuit has affirmed a summary judgment despite challenges from a seafood company engaged in a legal malpractice case

BURGOS & ASSOCIATES: Employee Spotlight: Maria Canizales

By Burgos & Associates | Feb 4, 2019

In our continuing Employee Spotlight series, this month we are featuring our Staff Manager, Maria Canizales.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Crawford Elected to Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Board of Directors

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Feb 4, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner Mike Crawford has been elected to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Board of Directors.

FORMAN WATKINS: Gault and Ritchie Obtain Bench Trial Verdict

By Forman Perry Watkins Krutz and Tardy | Feb 4, 2019

Win Gault and Spencer Ritchie obtained a bench trial verdict in favor of an oil and gas company in a contractual indemnity action pending in the Eastern District of Louisiana.

DEUTSCH KERRIGAN LLP: Aiyegbusi Speaks at ABA Transportation Megaconference

By Deutsch Kerrigan LLP | Jan 29, 2019

Denia Aiyegbusi has been selected to speak at the ABA Transportation Megaconference XIV on March 21st.

JACKSON LEWIS: Charles F. Seemann III Takes the Helm in New Orleans

By Jackson Lewis P.C. | Jan 24, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Charles F. Seemann III has been named Office Managing Principal in New Orleans.

DEUTSCH KERRIGAN LLP: Le Clercq/Baer Win Defense Verdict in Employment Trial

By Deutsch Kerrigan LLP | Jan 23, 2019

Ted Le Clercq and Andrew Baer, partners in the firm's Labor & Employment group, represented a supervisor in an employment discrimination lawsuit filed in Federal Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana.

LUGENBUHL WHEATON PECK RANKIN & HUBBARD: 20 Lugenbuhl Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

By Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard | Jan 23, 2019

Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard announces the selection of 20 attorneys to the 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, as well as two attorneys who received placements on Louisiana’s top lists.

HAMMOND SILLS ADKINS GUICE LLP: Jonathan Blake Awarded 2019 "Man of the Year" Award by 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge

By Hammonds, Sills, Adkins & Guice, LLP | Jan 21, 2019

Jonathan Blake, an associate with our Baton Rouge office, was awarded the 2019 "Man of the Year" Award by 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge.

FORMAN WATKINS: FormanWatkins Welcomes Mandi Murphy as Director of Human Resources

By Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP | Jan 21, 2019

Forman Watkins & Krutz is proud to announce Mandi Murphy has joined the Firm as Director of Human Resources.

GOLD WEEMS BRUSER SUES & RUNDELL: Crenshaw named as Shareholder

By Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues & Rundell | Jan 21, 2019

Gold Weems is please to announce the admission of Martha R. Crenshaw as a new shareholder.

TAYLOR PORTER: Bowman Featured in BRBA Q&A Member Spotlight

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Jan 21, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner and Diversity Committee Chair Katia Bowman was featured in the Baton Rouge Bar Association "Member Spotlight," discussing her practice and pursuit of becoming an attorney. Bowman practices in business immigration law and general tort defense litigation.

TAYLOR PORTER: Kenny Sworn In as BRBA Young Lawyers Council Chair-Elect

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Jan 21, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner Erin Sayes Kenny has been sworn in as Chair-Elect of the Young Lawyers Section Council of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, serving the legal profession and the public for 90 years and one of the largest voluntary bar associations in the State of Louisiana with more than 2,500 lawyers.

TAYLOR PORTER: Castille Receives BRBA Award for Service on ABA House of Delegates

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Jan 21, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner Preston Castille received a service award from the Baton Rouge Bar Association for his tenure on the House of Delegates on the American Bar Association.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS & PHILLIPS: Taylor Porter Partner Amy Lambert Sworn In as President of Baton Rouge Bar Association

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Jan 15, 2019

Taylor Porter Partner Amy Lambert was sworn in as the 2019 President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, serving the legal profession and the public for 90 years and one of the largest voluntary bar associations in the State of Louisiana with more than 2,500 lawyers.

MOULEDOUX BLAND LEGRAND & BRACKETT LLC: 14 MBLB Attorneys Included in Louisiana Super Lawyers 2019

By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, LLC | Jan 15, 2019

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that nine of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers 2019 and five in Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2019 in the practice areas of Civil Litigation – Defense, Personal Injury – Defense, Transportation/Maritime and Workers’ Compensation.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS & PHILLIPS: Tumminello Receives BRBA President’s Award for Role as Belly Up to the Bar Chair

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Jan 15, 2019

Taylor Porter attorney Trey Tumminello received a Baton Rouge Bar Association President's Award for his service in 2018 as the Chair of the BRBA's Belly Up to the Bar event.

FLANAGAN PARTNERS LLP: Flanagan Partners honored by Louisiana Super Lawyers

By Flanagan Partners LLP | Jan 15, 2019

Thomas M. Flanagan, Harold J. Flanagan, and Sean P. Brady were named to the 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers list. Andy Dupre, Clay V. Bland, Jr., and Caitlin J. Flanagan were again included on the Rising Stars list. Anders F. Holmgren, Camille E. Gauthier, and Meghan F. Grant are new to the Rising Stars list for 2019.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS & PHILLIPS: Jonathan Moore Elected Partner at Taylor Porter

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Jan 15, 2019

Taylor Porter is pleased to announce that attorney Jonathan Moore has been elected Partner, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

MOULEDOUX BLAND LEGRAND & BRACKETT LLC: Simone H. Yoder Has Become a Member of the Firm

By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, LLC | Jan 15, 2019

Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett is pleased to announce that associate Simone H. Yoder has become a member of the firm.

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