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Fifty-Six Jones Walker Attorneys Named to Louisiana Super Lawyers 2012
December 28, 2011

Press Release

NEW ORLEANS—Jones Walker is pleased to announce that 56 attorneys have been named to the 2012 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers.

Among the Jones Walker attorneys who were named to Louisiana Super Lawyers 2012, six were recognized among the state's top 50 attorneys, one in the top 10, three women were among the top 25 women attorneys according to the listing, and ten were selected as Rising Stars.

  • Partners Jennifer L. Anderson (Employment & Labor), Elizabeth J. Futrell (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights), and Pauline F. Hardin (Criminal Defense: White Collar) were listed among the top 25 female attorneys in the state. Ms. Futrell and Ms. Hardin were listed for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Partner William M. Backstrom, Jr. (Tax) was listed among the top 50 attorneys statewide.
  • Partner Glenn G. Goodier (Transportation/Maritime Law) was listed among the top 50 attorneys statewide.
  • Partner Harry S. Hardin, III (Business Litigation) was listed among the top 50 attorneys statewide.
  • Partner Pauline F. Hardin (Criminal Defense: White Collar) was listed among the top 50 attorneys statewide.
  • Partner Carl D. Rosenblum (Energy & Natural Resources) was listed among the top 50 attorneys statewide. 
  • Partner R. Patrick Vance (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights) was listed among the top 10 attorneys and among the top 50 attorneys statewide.

The 10 selected as Louisiana Rising Stars 2012 were:

Ryan E. Johnson, Business Litigation
Allison C. Bell, Mergers & Acquisitions
Monique A. Cenac, Securities & Corporate Finance
Jennifer L. Englander, Employment Litigation: Defense
Allen E. Frederic, III, Securities & Corporate Finance
Seth A. Levine, Real Estate
Christopher S. Mann, Employment Litigation: Defense
Coleman D. Ridley, Jr., Business Litigation
Amy G. Scafidel, Business/Corporate
Britton J. Seal, Securities & Corporate Finance

Louisiana Super Lawyers is an annual publication produced by Law & Politics magazine and serves to identify attorneys reaching high levels of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys in Louisiana Super Lawyers are selected through a multi-step selection process that begins with a statewide survey of attorneys.

Jones Walker Attorneys Listed in the 2012 Edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers

Listed by city, then alphabetically by last name


Jennifer L. Anderson, Employment & Labor
John C. Blackman, IV, Tax
Robert R. Casey, Tax
Charles A. Landry, Real Estate
B. Michael Mauldin, Tax
Robert W. Scheffy, Jr., Energy & Natural Resources


Michael G. Lemoine, Transportation/Maritime
Gary J. Russo, Energy & Natural Resources


Robert B. Acomb, Jr., Transportation/Maritime
H. Mark Adams, Employment & Labor
William M. Backstrom, Jr., Tax
Richard D. Bertram, Transportation/Maritime
John J. Broders, Transportation/Maritime
Thomas A. Casey, Jr., Class Action/Mass Torts
R. Keith Colvin, Real Estate
J. Kelly Duncan, Gaming
David F. Edwards, Estate Planning & Probate
Madeleine Fischer, Insurance Coverage
Elizabeth J. Futrell, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Covert J. Geary, Business Litigation
Glenn G. Goodier, Transportation/Maritime
Harry S. Hardin, III, Business Litigation
Pauline F. Hardin, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Curtis R. Hearn, Mergers & Acquisitions
Miriam W. Henry, Estate Planning & Probate
Cornelius R. Heusel, Employment & Labor
William H. Hines, Business/Corporate
Thomas P. Hubert, General Litigation
Grady S. Hurley, Transportation/Maritime
Edward J. Koehl, Jr., Transportation/Maritime
Andrew R. Lee, Business Litigation
Robert T. Lemon, II, Transportation/Maritime
Sidney F. Lewis, V, Employment & Labor
R. Lewis McHenry, Real Estate
Louis S. Nunes, III, Tax
J. Marshall Page, III, Mergers & Acquisitions
David G. Radlauer, Antitrust Litigation
Rudolph R. Ramelli, Tax
Carl D. Rosenblum, Energy & Natural Resources
Jefferson R. Tillery, Transportation/Maritime
Alex P. Trostorff, Tax
Richard J. Tyler, Construction Litigation
Susan M. Tyler, Real Estate
R. Patrick Vance, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Edward D. Wegmann, Business Litigation
James E. Wright, III, Transportation/Maritime

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P. with more than 375 attorneys, provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a diverse national and international corporate client base through offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

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