27 Jones Walker Attorneys In New Orleans Ranked In Chambers USA 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Jones Walker LLP announced its top rankings in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA.

         The firm ranked regionally in 11 practices: Banking & Finance (Alabama, Louisiana); Bankruptcy/ Restructuring (Louisiana); Construction (Louisiana); Corporate/ M&A (Louisiana); Energy & Natural Resources (Louisiana); Environment (Louisiana); Gaming & Licensing (Louisiana); Labor & Employment (Louisiana); Litigation: General Commercial (Louisiana, Mississippi); Real Estate (Louisiana, Mississippi); and Corporate/Commercial (Mississippi). The firm also ranked nationally in Gaming & Licensing.

         This year, 27 Jones Walker attorneys in the New Orleans office were recognized for their prominence in specific areas of law, with one attorney, J. Kelly Duncan, also recognized in the Chambers Global Guide for Gaming & Gambling.

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• H. Mark Adams, Labor & Employment

• William M. Backstrom, Jr., Corporate/M&A: Tax

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• Edward Hart Bergin, Energy & Natural Resources: Utilities

• John J. Broders, Banking & Finance: Marine Finance

• R. Keith Colvin, Real Estate

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• Mark A. Cunningham, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

• J. Kelly Duncan, Gaming & Licensing; Banking & Finance: Marine Finance

• Elizabeth J. Futrell, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

• Covert J. Geary, Litigation: General Commercial

• Pauline F. Hardin, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

• Harry Simms Hardin, III, Litigation: General Commercial

• Curtis R. Hearn, Corporate/M&A

• David M. Hunter, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

• F. Rivers Lelong, Jr., Banking & Finance

• Sidney F. Lewis, V, Labor & Employment

• Matthew A. Mantle, Corporate/M&A: Tax

• Marjorie A. McKeithen, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

• Kenneth J. Najder, Corporate/M&A

• J. Marshall Page, III, Banking & Finance

• Rudolph R. Ramelli, Corporate/M&A: Tax

• Carl D. Rosenblum, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

• Amy Garrity Scafidel, Banking & Finance

• Richard J. Tyler, Construction

• Susan M. Tyler, Real Estate

• R. Patrick Vance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Litigation: General



• William W. Waring, Jr., Healthcare

• Richard P. Wolfe, Corporate/M&A


         Chambers USA ranks law firms and attorneys in six bands, with the first band being the highest ranking a firm or attorney can receive. There are also six additional categories for attorney recognition. In addition to being published in the Chambers USA guide, Jones Walker's rankings are published online on the Chambers and Partners website. Chambers and Partners has published its highly regarded legal guides since 1969, relying on research and interviews to rank firms and attorneys. Chambers USA selects attorneys and law firms for inclusion in its rankings on the basis of submissions by legal practices, interviews, research, and database resources.

         Jones Walker LLP is among the 120 largest law firms in the United States, serving local, regional, national, and international business interests with offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, and Texas. The firm is committed to providing a comprehensive range of legal services to major multinational, public and private corporations, Fortune® 500 companies, money center banks, worldwide insurers, and emerging companies doing business in the United States and abroad.

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