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Forty-eight Jones Walker Attorneys Rank in Chambers USA 2015
May 26, 2015

NEW ORLEANS, May 26, 2015 – Jones Walker LLP is pleased to announce its top rankings in the 2015 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).

This year, a total of 48 Jones Walker attorneys in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas were recognized for their prominence in specific areas of law, with one attorney, J. Kelly Duncan, also recognized in the Chambers Global Guide.

H. Mark Adams, Labor & Employment (LA)
Jennifer L. Anderson, Labor & Employment (LA)
William M. Backstrom, Jr., Corporate/M&A: Tax (LA)
Edward Hart Bergin, Energy & Natural Resources: Utilities (LA)
James L. Birchall, Banking & Finance: Public Finance (AL)
Neville H. Boschert, Litigation: General Commercial (MS)
John J. Broders, Banking & Finance: Marine Finance (LA)
Boyd A. Bryan, Environment (LA)
Robert R. Casey, Corporate/M&A: Tax (LA)
Michael A. Chernekoff, Environment (TX)
Fred L. Chevalier, Banking & Finance: Public Finance (LA)
R. Keith Colvin, Real Estate (LA)
H. Mitchell Cowan, Litigation: General Commercial (MS)
Mark T. Davis, Real Estate (MS)
J. Kelly Duncan, Gaming & Licensing & Banking & Finance: Marine Finance (LA)
Elizabeth J. Futrell, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (LA)
Covert J. Geary, Litigation: General Commercial (LA)
Jeffry W. Gray, Real Estate (LA)
Pauline F. Hardin, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (LA)
Harry Simms Hardin, III, Litigation: General Commercial (LA)
Curtis R. Hearn, Corporate/M&A (LA)
Mark D. Herbert, Litigation: Construction (MS)
David M. Hunter, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (LA)
Gina M. Jacobs, Corporate/Commercial (MS)
Susan Floyd King, Environment (MS)
Craig N. Landrum, Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance (MS)
Robert S. Lazarus, Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Finance (MS)
F. Rivers Lelong, Jr., Banking & Finance (LA)
Sidney F. Lewis, V, Labor & Employment (LA)
Matthew A. Mantle, Corporate/M&A: Tax (LA)
David L. Martin, Corporate/Commercial (MS)
Marjorie A. McKeithen, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (LA)
Dennis W. Miller, Energy & Natural Resources (MS)
Kenneth J. Najder, Corporate/M&A (LA)
J. Marshall Page, III, Banking & Finance (LA)
Rudolph R. Ramelli, Corporate/M&A: Tax (LA)
Keith R. Raulston, Litigation: General Commercial (MS)
Carl D. Rosenblum, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (LA)
Dionne M. Rousseau, Corporate/M&A (LA)
Amy Garrity Scafidel, Banking & Finance (LA)
Thomas B. Shepherd III, Corporate/Commercial: Gaming & Licensing (MS)
Zachary Taylor, III, Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Finance (MS)
Jim B. Tohill, Real Estate (MS)
Richard J. Tyler, Construction (LA)
Susan M. Tyler, Real Estate (LA)
R. Patrick Vance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring and Litigation: General Commercial (LA)
Michael D. Waters, Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory (AL)
Richard P. Wolfe, Corporate/M&A (LA)

Chambers USA rankings list law firms and attorneys in six bands, with the first band being the highest ranking a firm or attorney can receive. 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.

About Jones Walker
Jones Walker LLP ( with approximately 390 attorneys in Alabama, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, and Texas, provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a national and international corporate client base.