Adams and Reese Partner Louis LaCour, J.D., 1984 was elected to the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America Southeast Louisiana Council. LaCour is a former Eagle Scout, LaCour has served in several positions with the Boy Scouts of America before joining the local board.
New Orleans law firm Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee has announced the promotion of attorney Christine M. White—a Loyola University New Orleans School of Law alumnus and one of the firm’s brightest minds—to Director within the firm’s labor and employment practice.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law alumnus and Loyola Trustee Emeritus, Theodore (Ted) Frois, J.D. ’69, is the recipient of the 2011 St. Ives Award, the highest honor awarded by the College of Law Alumni Association.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law graduate Brian P. Quirk, J.D. ’89, was installed as president of the New Orleans Bar Association on Nov. 18, at the Audubon Tea Room. The New Orleans Bar Association represents the interests of lawyers practicing in the New Orleans metropolitan area. The association was founded in 1924 and has 2,900 members.
Three Loyola University New Orleans alumni were named to Gambit Weekly’s 13th annual “40 Under 40,” which profiles “some of the young people who are making remarkable contributions to the New Orleans metropolitan region.”
Perryn Olson ’03, Nikki Demetria Thanos, J.D. ’10, and Sharonda Williams, J.D. ’01 were featured in the Nov. 4 issue and honored at a reception.
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David Chatelain, J.D., ’75, M.P.S., ’96, of Moreauville, La., was appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal.
Adams and Reese Partner Mark Surprenant (Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 1977) has been appointed the 2010-2011 Chair of the Louisiana State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Surprenant's one-year tenure commences with the conclusion of the Annual Meeting of ACTL in Washington, DC, on September 26th, and continues through the conclusion of the Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, on October 23, 2011.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier, J.D., ’70, will oversee civil lawsuits brought forth by fishermen, rig workers and others, stemming from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Read more...
Dennis C. Cuneo, J.D. ’76, Loyola University New Orleans board of trustee member and College of Law graduate, will lead the recently launched Washington, D.C., office of Fisher & Phillips LLP, a leading national labor and employment law firm. Additionally, firm colleague and fellow Loyola law graduate Edwin G. Foulke Jr., J.D.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law graduate, Charles Rice, J.D. ’95, has been named president and chief executive officer of Entergy New Orleans, Inc., the electric and gas utility that serves the City of New Orleans. He will begin his new role at Entergy New Orleans June 14.