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Matthew A. Mantle Joins Jones Walker
June 25, 2009

Press Release

MantleNEW ORLEANS—Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Matthew A. Mantle has joined the firm as an associate in the Tax, Trusts & Estates Practice Group. He will practice from the firm's New Orleans office.

Mr. Mantle joins Jones Walker after graduating from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he received his Master of Laws in Taxation in May 2009. While at Georgetown, Mr. Mantle was the graduate fellow in state and local taxation for the Council on State Taxation (COST) in Washington, D.C., where he worked on matters involving state and local tax litigation at the U.S. Supreme Court, state supreme court, and state appellate court levels.

Mr. Mantle was also a member of the European Universities Cooperating on Taxation (EUCOTAX) Wintercourse Working Team, for which he was one of five tax research team members selected to represent the United States in an annual eleven-country international comparative tax law symposium. The team's corresponding paper will be published in 2009 by EUCOTAX.

Mr. Mantle also attended the University of Alabama Manderson Graduate School of Business, where he received his Master of Business Administration in 2008. He also attended the University of Alabama School of Law, where he received his juris doctor degree in 2002. Mr. Mantle received his undergraduate degree in psychology and fine arts from Vanderbilt University in 1999.

Prior to earning his M.B.A., Mr. Mantle worked for King & Spalding LLP as a research attorney in that firm's Atlanta, Ga. office, where he worked on complex products liability and toxic tort litigation defense matters.

Mr. Mantle is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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 Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas.

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