Legal Roundup

FORMAN WATKINS: FormanWatkins Hosts Special Lagniappe Session for Local LMA Members

By Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP | Mar 5, 2019

The FormanWatkins New Orleans office recently hosted the Legal Marketing Association's local Baton Rouge/New Orleans group for a special lagniappe session that was being held for its members and friends.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: TP Hosts Practice for LSU Law’s Eventual National Runner-Up Environmental Moot Court Team

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Mar 5, 2019

Taylor Porter hosted a moot court practice for the LSU Law Center’s National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition Team, which tied for second place and were named National Finalists at this year’s competition, held Feb. 22-24 at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in White Plains, New York.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Taylor Porter to Host United Way “Connecting for a Cause” Event

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Mar 5, 2019

Taylor Porter will host on its River Terrace an event by the Gottlieb Society of Capital Area United Way and the African American Leadership Council - "Connecting for a Cause," Friday, March 15, 6 p.m.

ARNOLD & ITKIN: Attorneys Arnold & Itkin were Named to 2019 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers

By Arnold and Itkin LLP | Mar 5, 2019

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin are proud to have been named to this year’s Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America guide.

TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Taylor Porter In-House Counsel CLE Seminar Tackles Complex Legal Challenges

By Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP | Feb 27, 2019

Taylor Porter presented a CLE Seminar, "Complex Legal & Regulatory Challenges Facing In-House Counsel," where attorneys covered the challenging issues that are confronting in-house legal departments, hosted by the Firm on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

FORMAN WATKINS: Abbott Selected by New Orleans CityBusiness to 2019 Leadership in Law Class

By Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP | Feb 27, 2019

FormanWatkins is proud to announce that Charles Abbott has been selected by New Orleans CityBusiness to its 2019 Leadership in Law class.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: U.S. Attorney’s Office collects more than $4.8 million in civil, criminal actions for U.S. taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

By U.S. Attorney's Office Western District of Louisiana | Feb 27, 2019

United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that the Western District of Louisiana collected $4,849,432 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2018.

FORMAN WATKINS: FormanWatkins Welcomes Dima Ghawi As Part Of Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

By Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP | Feb 25, 2019

FormanWatkins recently had the pleasure of welcoming Dima Ghawito speak to our attorneys as part of the Firm’s Diversity & Inclusion initiative.

HERMAN HERMAN & KATZ LLC: Congratulations to Brian Katz, Citybusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2019

By Herman Herman & Katz, LLC | Feb 25, 2019

We proudly congratulate HH&K Partner Brian Katz who has been selected for the New Orleans CityBusinessLeadership in Law, Class of 2019.

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE: Baton Rouge Man Indicted For Wire and Tax Fraud

By Louisiana Department of Justice | Feb 20, 2019

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday that WAYNE TRICHE, age 75, of Baton Rouge, was charged in a 38-count Indictment with wire fraud and tax fraud in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343 and Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206(1), respectively.

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE: Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty To Failing To Declare More Than $700,000 In Stolen Money On Tax Return. Admits To Stealing Over Five Million from New Orleans Law Firm and Real Estate Company

By Louisiana Department of Justice | Feb 19, 2019

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced today that PEGGY NAGELE, age 65 of Thibodeaux, Louisiana pleaded guilty January 24, 2019 to a one count bill of information, charging her with violating Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206, making false statements on an income tax return.

MOULEDOUX BLAND LEGRAND BRACKETT: Alan Brackett to Moderate Annual Longshore Conference; Simone Yoder to Speak on Panel

By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, LLC | Feb 18, 2019

Member Alan G. Brackett will once again act as a moderator at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law 2019 Annual Longshore Conference being held March 21-22.

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.

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