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Duncan Listed Among World's Top Gaming Attorneys in Chambers Global Guide for Second Consecutive Year
March 17, 2010

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DuncanNEW ORLEANS—Jones Walker is pleased to announce that partner J. Kelly Duncan, a member of the firm's Board of Directors, has been listed among the world's top gaming attorneys in the 2010 edition of Chambers Global Guide in the area of Gaming & Gambling. He was also listed in the publication in 2009.

Mr. Duncan is one of only thirteen gaming attorneys from the United States listed by Chambers & Partners as a notable practitioner in the area of Gaming & Gambling. Commentators in the market noted that Mr. Duncan has "a top-notch brain for the law." The publication also notes Mr. Duncan's maritime practice and his broad client base in the gaming industry.

In addition to being listed in Chambers Global Guide, Mr. Duncan has also been recognized annually since 2005 in "Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Gaming & Licensing, and listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in both Gaming Law and Maritime Law. Additionally, he has been listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers since 2007 in the area of Transportation/Maritime Law.

Mr. Duncan serves as the head of the firm's gaming practice and is a member of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys. Notably, he was recently elected Vice President of the International Masters of Gaming Law.

Chambers & Partners' team of researchers conducted interviews with attorneys and their clients to compile the Chambers Global Guide. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients. To read an overview of this year's global Gaming & Gambling rankings, please click here.

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P. ( provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a national and international corporate client base through offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas.

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