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Jones Walker's Miami Office Welcomes Three New Attorneys
September 16, 2009

Press Release

MIAMI—Jones Walker is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have joined the firm's Miami office:

D. Renee Jenkins, special counsel, Business & Commercial Litigation
Gregory W. Kuehnle, associate, Real Estate
Constance D. Russell, associate, Business & Commercial Litigation

JenkinsMs. Jenkins has experience in a variety of real estate and foreclosure litigation, as well as insurance litigation, insurance coverage disputes, insurance defense, and bad faith litigation. Prior to joining Jones Walker, Ms. Jenkins worked as an associate with Adorno & Yoss in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in that firm's Business Litigation section. She was also a solo practitioner from 2006–2008, maintaining a real estate title insurance practice and assisting clients with municipal code regulation compliance, including land use and zoning and master plan agreements. A 2002 graduate of the University of Miami School of Law, Ms. Jenkins also served as a judicial clerk for the late Honorable Wilkie D. Ferguson in spring 2002. She is a 1999 graduate of Florida A&M University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business, magna cum laude.

KuehnleMr. Kuehnle's practice focuses on commercial lending transactions, including loan restructuring, loan origination, the creation and sale of large-scale mortgage pools, mezzanine loans, organizational structuring, intercreditor agreements, and S&P summaries. Mr. Kuehnle also has experience with workouts; mergers and acquisitions; the formation, consolidation, and dissolution of entities; and the drafting of operating agreements and board resolutions. Prior to joining Jones Walker, Mr. Kuehnle worked as an associate with Williams Mullen in that firm's Richmond, Va. office. He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he received his juris doctor degree and was a member of the Business Law Association and the Federalist Society. Mr. Kuehnle received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture, with honors, from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2002.

RussellMs. Russell joins Jones Walker following a federal clerkship with the Honorable Catharine R. Carruthers, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Middle District of North Carolina. Ms. Russell is a 2007 graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School, where she received her juris doctor degree. At Vanderbilt, she was a Dean's Scholar, the inaugural student presenter for The Social Justice Group, as well as a member of the Black Law Students Association, the Women Law Students Association, and the Class of 2007 Gift Committee. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004.

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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