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Johnsen Featured in DC Legal Times Katrina Aid Article
January 3, 2006

Washington, D.C. managing partner, Chris Johnsen, and Jones Walker client, New Orleans Cold Storage and Warehouse Co., were featured in the Legal Times November 28 issue in the article, "In the Wake of Katrina." The article addressed the calamity of 52 million pounds of frozen chicken at New Orleans Cold Storage that were spoiling due to loss of power to the company's freezer facilities in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Johnsen and the firm's government relations team on Capitol Hill immediately sought assistance for New Orleans Cold Storage and pressed FEMA and the US Army Corps of Engineers to help remove the decaying chicken so the company could get back into business. The article discussed other post-Katrina issues in Louisiana needing government assistance such as reconstruction bids and mentioned Jones Walker's representation of Fluor Corp and TRC Cos., two large engineering and construction firms. Legal Times is an award-winning Washington, D.C.-based weekly and its articles on Washington's law and lobbying firms, interest groups and courthouses attract local and national readership. Readers nationwide look to Legal Times for ground-breaking coverage of Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Justice Department, and key regulatory agencies.