Whitford “Whit” Remer, J.D. ’10, Washington, D.C., is the policy analyst for Environmental Defense Fund’s Mississippi River Delta Restoration project. In this role, Whit works to advance EDF’s federal coastal restoration policy goals. His key responsibilities include monitoring and responding to congressional developments, securing adequate funding for restoration efforts, and preparing research to help increase public and decision-maker awareness of restoration efforts.
Morris Bart, J.D. ’78, New Orleans, La., was voted a “Best Attorney” for 2011 by Gambit readers.
Allan Berger, J.D. ’74, Metairie, La., was voted a “Best Attorney” for 2011 by Gambit readers.
Frank G. DeSalvo, Sr. ’65, J.D. ’68, New Orleans, La., was voted a “Best Attorney” for 2011 by Gambit readers.
For the entire article visit: http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/goods-and-services/Content?oid=1872115
Gordon McKernan, J.D. ’92, Baton Rouge, La., of Gordon McKernan Injury Lawyers, has written a booklet called Who is Your Lawyer? in which he tries to show that we all need representation from a higher source. Please feel free to contact the firm (email@example.com) for a free copy of Who is Your Lawyer?
Full Press Release: http://www.prlog.org/11670097-confessions-of-faith-based-practice.html
Harold J. Flanagan, have been named to the 2012 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
See news release for more information.
Paige Sensenbrenner, J.D. '87, Senior Partner in Charge of the Adams and Reese New Orleans office, has been selected as a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, a membership of about 800 attorneys adjudged and nominated by their peers and judges to be “outstanding in the field of advocacy,” honoring the role of trial lawyer in the justice system.
Membership is by invitation only which is proceeded by a rigorous screening process that considers the lawyer’s ability, experience, accomplishments and ethical standards as assessed by trial lawyers and judges.
Richard Leefe, JD’74 was announced as the Louisiana State Bar Association President-Elect for the 2012-13 year and President for the 2013-14 year. For more information see, http://www.lsba.org/NewsResources/newsresources.asp?NewsID=743
Dawn Tezino Jones, J.D. ’01, Kingwood, Texas, a shareholder with MehaffyWeber, was elected chair of the National Bar Association Commercial Law Section and chair of the 25th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference to be held in February 2012. Dawn is licensed to practice law in both Texas and Louisiana and practices in the firm’s premise liability, personal injury, and labor and employment areas.
Sharon Bridges, J.D. ’94, current General Counsel and immediate past vice president of the National Bar Association, the nation’s oldest and largest national association of predominantly African American lawyers and judges, joined the law firm of Adams and Reese as a litigation partner in the firm’s Jackson, Mississippi office.
Bryan Haggerty ’80, M.B.A. ’90, J.D. ’99, was appointed city attorney for Slidell, La. Bryan has been a practicing attorney in Slidell since 1995. See full press release: http://www.newsbanner.com/articles/2011/08/13/news/doc4e4696a123c93900033716.txt
Don M. Richard, J.D. ’68, Metairie, La., made partner at Kinney, Ellinghausen, Richard & DeShazo. Don is primarily a litigator with experience in antitrust, commercial litigation, personal injury, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, criminal law, and appellate practice. Over the course of his legal career, he has been lead counsel in more than 180 jury trials.