30 Adams And Reese Attorneys Selected To 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

NEW ORLEANS – Adams and Reese had 30 attorneys named to the 2016 list of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, which appears in the January 2016 issue of Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine published by Law & Politics. Only five percent of attorneys in Louisiana receive this honor.

         Adams and Reese Super Lawyers in the firm’s Louisiana offices include:


• Mark Beebe (Business Litigation)

• Robin Cheatham (Bankruptcy/ Creditor & Debtor Rights)

• Kathleen Drew (Environmental Litigation)

• John Duck (Bankruptcy/ Creditor & Debtor Rights)

• Brooke Duncan (Employment & Labor)

• Phil Franco (Construction Litigation)

• Kirk Gasperecz (Environmental Litigation)

• Billy Gaudet (Business Litigation)

• Charlie Gay (Health Care)

• Louis LaCour (Appellate)

• Ed Laizer (Transportation/Maritime)

• Leslie Lanusse (Employment & Labor)

• Don McKinney (Health Care, General Litigation, Employee Benefits)

• Patty McMurray (Real Estate)

• Bob Nolan (General Litigation)

• Glen Pilie (Environmental)

• Jeffrey Richardson (Class Action)

• Elizabeth Roussel (Employee Litigation: Defense)

• Paige Sensenbrenner (Class Action)

• Ron Sholes (Class Action)

• Mark Spansel (Business Litigation)

• Martin Stern (Class Action)

• Mark Surprenant (Personal Injury Defense – Products)

• Janis van Meerveld (Labor and Employment)

• Ray Ward (Appellate)


         Adams and Reese Rising Stars in the firm’s Louisiana offices include:


• Scott Cheatham (Business Litigation)

• David Coons (Business Litigation)

• Chris Kane (General Litigation)

• Kellen Mathews (Civil Litigation: Defense)

• David Stein (Civil Litigation: Defense)


         Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

         The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

         Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm with nearly 300 attorneys and advisors strategically located in 16 offices in 15 markets throughout the southern United States and Washington, D.C. American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation's top law firms – "The Am Law 200." The National Law Journal also includes the firm on the "NLJ 350" list of the nation's largest law firms.

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