Twenty-Two Jones Walker Attorneys Receive "Lawyer of the Year" Honors from The Best Lawyers in America® 2013

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-two Jones Walker attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC) as "Lawyer of the Year."


The 22 attorneys honored with the Best Lawyers' "Lawyer of the Year" designations are:

William M. Backstrom, Jr., Litigation & Controversy – Tax, New Orleans, LA

John C. Blackman IV, Tax Law, Baton Rouge, LA

Michael A. Chernekoff, Environmental Law, Houston, TX

Mark A. Cunningham, Administrative/Regulatory Law, New Orleans, LA

David F. Edwards, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, New Orleans, LA

Covert J. Geary, Litigation - ERISA, New Orleans, LA

Glenn G. Goodier, Admiralty & Maritime Law, New Orleans, LA

Curtis R. Hearn, Venture Capital Law, New Orleans, LA

Linda Bounds Keng, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Jackson, MS

Craig N. Landrum, Financial Services Regulation Law, Jackson, MS

Robert S. Lazarus, Project Finance Law, Jackson, MS

David L. Martin, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Jackson, MS

Dennis W. Miller, Government Relations Practice, Jackson, MS

J. Marshall Page, III, International Trade and Finance Law, New Orleans, LA

L. Keith Parsons, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Jackson, MS

James C. Percy, Litigation - Real Estate, Baton Rouge, LA

David G. Radlauer, Antitrust Law, New Orleans, LA

Robert W. Scheffy, Jr., Energy Law, Baton Rouge, LA

Robert C. Tucker, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Baton Rouge, LA

R. Patrick Vance, Litigation - Banking & Finance, New Orleans, LA

Richard P. Wolfe, Securities/Capital Markets Law, New Orleans, LA

Richard A. Wright, Banking and Finance Law, Mobile, AL

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P. ( provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a national and international corporate client base in highly regulated industries through offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, and Texas.

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