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Andy Lee, Pauline Hardin, and Chris Martin Successful in Ending Investigation of Charter School
January 8, 2016

Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense team members Andy Lee, Pauline Hardin, and Chris Martin successfully worked with federal and state investigators to bring an end to a two-year investigation of Jones Walker client Pelican Education Foundation’s Baton Rouge middle school, Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School. The investigation began in December 2013 with the execution of a federal search warrant and seizure of the school’s records. The US Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Louisiana and the Louisiana Office of Inspector General ultimately decided not to pursue any charges against Pelican.  

Pelican’s Superintendent / CEO, Eugene Eski, stated: “Jones Walker’s diligent effort and professionalism since the first day of this investigation made this wonderful result possible and preserved the work and future of the Kenilworth school community.”

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