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Tom Roberson Returns to Jones Walker LLP
October 26, 2016

Press Release

NEW ORLEANS, October 26, 2016—Jones Walker LLP announced today that Thomas Y. Roberson, Jr., has returned to Jones Walker's New Orleans office as a partner in the Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group.

Mr. Roberson comes back to the firm after spending several years abroad working for the Indonesian affiliate of Freeport-McMoRan Inc., where he was responsible for supporting the Jakarta-based legal group managing a range of corporate, project development, project finance, joint venture, tax, regulatory, and compliance matters involving copper mining, refining, power, and smelter projects.

"Tom's years of experience overseas and his extensive work with public and private companies on complex matters make him a great resource to our clients and our firm. We are glad to have Tom return home to Jones Walker," said Bill Hines, Managing Partner of the firm. 

Mr. Roberson has almost 30 years of experience supporting clients in commercial and corporate finance matters and has advised publicly held companies in connection with structuring, negotiating, and documenting syndicated credit facilities, public debt offerings, and project financings. He also has experience working on domestic and cross-border leveraged acquisitions and has handled structured financing transactions in sale/leasebacks, inventory, and accounts receivable financings/securitizations, and other asset monetizations.  

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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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