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Jones Walker Attorneys Recognized in the 2016 Florida Trend Legal Elite List
July 18, 2016

NEW ORLEANS, JULY 18, 2016 – Jones Walker LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys in the firm's Florida offices have been named to Florida Trend magazine's 2016 Legal Elite list. 

The Jones Walker attorneys recognized in the 2016 Legal Elite list include:LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys in the firm's Florida offices have been named to Florida Trend magazine's 2016 Legal Elite list. 

  • Marc W. Dunbar, Government & Administrative Practice Area
  • Edward R. Shohat, Criminal Law Practice Area 
  • Barry Turner, Bankruptcy & Workout Practice Area

Legal Elite attorneys are chosen by all actively practicing Florida lawyers who name the attorneys that they hold in highest regard – lawyers with whom they have personally worked and would recommend to others. The 2016 Legal Elite list represents fewer than 2 percent of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.

Mr. Dunbar, in the Tallahassee office, is a partner in the firm's Government Relations Practice Group and focuses on gaming and governmental law, encompassing both lobbying and litigation for casinos, gaming suppliers, pari-mutuels, Native American tribes, sweepstakes, and charities. 

Mr. Shohat, in the Miami office, is special counsel in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and focuses his practice on state and federal white collar crime and related forfeitures, as well as the defense of civil RICO cases and matters involving the U.S. Patriot Act, Sarbanes Oxley, and corporate compliance issues. 

Mr. Turner, in the Miami office, is special counsel in the firm’s Business and Commercial Litigation Practice Group and has experience litigating all aspects of bankruptcy cases including, but not limited to, administration of Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy estates on behalf of interested parties, landlords, trustees, unsecured creditors, and secured creditors.

About Jones Walker
Jones Walker LLP is among the 120 largest law firms in the United States, serving local, regional, national, and international business interests with offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, and Texas. The firm is committed to providing a comprehensive range of legal services to major multinational, public and private corporations, Fortune® 500 companies, money center banks, worldwide insurers, and emerging companies doing business in the United States and abroad. 

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