82 Baker Donelson Attorneys To Be Ranked As ‘Leaders In Their Field’ In Chambers USA 2017 Directory

NEW ORLEANS – Baker Donelson announced the 2017 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America's leading lawyers for business, will recognize 82 Baker Donelson attorneys as leading practitioners in 22 practice areas. In addition, Chambers USA will recognize the firm's health law practice as a leading national practice and will name 25 of the firm's practice areas as leading practices in individual states.

         Twenty of the firm's Louisiana attorneys will be ranked in Chambers USA as leading practitioners in the state in specific practice areas, including 17 attorneys in Baker Donelson's New Orleans and Mandeville offices:


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• Banking & Finance (Marine Finance): Edward H. "Hank" Arnold and James H. Roussel

• Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Jan M. Hayden

• Construction: Matthew Emmons, David Kurtz, Mark Mercante

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• Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions: David Rieveschl

• Energy & Natural Resources (Oil & Gas): Kenneth Klemm and Adam Zuckerman

• Healthcare: Errol J. King Jr. and Danielle Trostorff

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• Labor & Employment: Steven F. Griffith Jr. and Amelia W. Koch

• Litigation (General Commercial): Roy C. Cheatwood, Nancy Scott Degan and Kent A. Lambert

• Real Estate: Jon F. "Chip" Leyens Jr.


         In addition to recognizing the Firm's health law practice as a leading national practice, the 2017 edition of Chambers USA will also recognize eight of the Firm's practice areas as leading practices in Louisiana: bankruptcy/ restructuring; construction; corporate/mergers and acquisitions; energy and natural resources; gaming and licensing; healthcare; labor and employment; and litigation (general commercial).

         Since 1999, Chambers has researched the U.S. legal profession, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. Because of its independence and objective research process, Chambers USA is considered to be a cornerstone directory whose listings are given much weight among business leaders selecting legal counsel.

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