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Jones Walker Receives Accolades in Benchmark: Litigation
July 23, 2008

Press Release

NEW ORLEANS—The firm is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a leading litigation firm in Louisiana in the 2008 edition of Benchmark: Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Jones Walker is listed as a highly recommended litigation firm in Louisiana, and attorneys Pauline Hardin and R. Patrick Vance are highlighted as local litigation stars.

Jones Walker’s Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group attorneys provide litigation counsel, advice, and support to many of the world’s largest corporations, as well as to prominent local and regional companies. The firm's litigation practice has considerable experience managing and resolving class actions in a variety of substantive areas, including antitrust, securities, and products liability, among others. We are pleased to have served as defense counsel in class actions on behalf of BellSouth Telecommunications, CSX Corporation, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., General Motors Corp., Stewart Enterprises, Inc., and many others.

Mr. Vance serves as the Practice Group Leader of the Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group, and focuses his practice on business litigation, creditors’ rights litigation, and bankruptcy. Ms. Hardin heads the firm’s Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense practice area, and has more than 30 years of experience litigating criminal matters with more than 20 years of experience litigating business, commercial, and labor matters. 

Benchmark: Litigation premiered its first edition in 2008. The publication focuses exclusively on the United States’ national and regional litigation markets with research compiled during extensive face-to-face interviews around the country over a 12-month period.

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P. provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a national and international corporate client base through offices in Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and Washington, D.C.

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