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Jones Walker LLP Attorneys in Louisiana Recognized in the 2016 Super Lawyers List
January 7, 2016

New Orleans, January 7, 2016 – Jones Walker LLP is pleased to announce that 57 attorneys from the firm’s Louisiana offices have been recognized in the 2016 edition of Super Lawyers and 17 attorneys were named to the 2016 Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. 

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice.

Below is a list of the firm’s attorneys in Louisiana who were named to the 2016 Super Lawyers list.

Baton Rouge

  • Jennifer L. Anderson, Employment and Labor 
  • John C. Blackman, IV, Tax
  • James E. Boren, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Robert R. Casey, Tax
  • Michael B. Mauldin, Tax
  • James C. Percy, Business Litigation
  • Dionne M. Rousseau, Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Norman E. Anseman, III, Transportation/Maritime
  • Nadia de la Houssaye, Health Care
  • Michael G. Lemoine, Transportation/Maritime
  • Ian A. Macdonald, General Litigation 
New Orleans
  • Robert Bailey Acomb, Jr., Transportation/Maritime
  • H. Mark Adams, Employment and Labor 
  • William M. Backstrom, Jr., Tax
  • L. Etienne Balart, Transportation/Maritime
  • Edward Hart Bergin, General Litigation 
  • Richard D. Bertram, Transportation/Maritime
  • Robert B. Bieck, Jr., Securities Litigation
  • Timothy P. Brechtel, Employee Benefits
  • John J. Broders, Transportation/Maritime
  • Thomas A. Casey, Jr., Class Action
  • Susan K. Chambers, Employee Benefits 
  • R. Keith Colvin, Real Estate
  • Mark A. Cunningham, Antitrust Litigation
  • J. Kelly Duncan, Gaming
  • David F. Edwards, Estate & Probate
  • Madeleine Fischer, Insurance Coverage 
  • Elizabeth J. Futrell, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Covert J. Geary, Business Litigation
  • Glenn G. Goodier, Transportation/Maritime
  • Harry Simms Hardin, III, Business Litigation
  • Pauline F. Hardin, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Curtis R. Hearn, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Miriam Wogan Henry, Estate & Probate
  • 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 and Labor
  • Michael W. Magner, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • R. Lewis McHenry, Real Estate
  • Marjorie A. McKeithen, Energy & Resources
  • Kenneth J. Najder, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Louis S. Nunes, III, Tax
  • J. Marshall Page, III, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • David G. Radlauer, Antitrust Litigation
  • Rudolph R. Ramelli, Tax
  • Carl D. Rosenblum, Energy and Resources
  • Jefferson R. Tillery, Transportation/Maritime
  • Richard J. Tyler, Construction Litigation
  • Susan M. Tyler, Real Estate
  • Patrick R. Vance, Business Litigation
  • Edward Dirk Wegmann, Business Litigation
  • David S. Willenzik, Banking
  • James E. Wright, III, Transportation/Maritime

Below is a list of the 17 Jones Walker attorneys in Louisiana who have been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Baton Rouge

  • Alexandra Clark Layfield, Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Christopher D. Martin, Business Litigation
  • Raedtha A. Vasquez, Real Estate
  • B. Trevor Wilson, Tax

New Orleans

  • Tarak Anada, Business Litigation
  • Laura F. Ashley, Bankruptcy: Business
  • William C. Baldwin, Transportation/Maritime 
  • Asher J. Friend, Business/Corporate
  • Seth A. Levine, Real Estate
  • Mark A. Mintz, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Avery B. Pardee, Business Litigation
  • Amy Garrity Scafidel, Business/Corporate
  • Daniella Genet Silberstein, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • David K. Theard, Employment and Labor
  • Brett S. Venn, Business Litigation
  • Benjamin Paul Woodruff, Business/Corporate
  • William Pitard Wynne, Transportation/Maritime 

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.

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.