5 Akerman Lawyers In New Orleans Named To 2017 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists

Thomas Louis Colletta Jr.

NEW ORLEANS – National law firm Akerman LLP announced a record number of firm lawyers have been named to the Super Lawyers lists for the fifth consecutive year. The 2017 edition of Super Lawyers recognized 220 professionals, including 86 Rising Stars, with one in three Akerman lawyers making the lists.

         The Akerman lawyers and the categories in which they are honored in New Orleans are:


Super Lawyers 2017

• Thomas Louis Colletta, Jr., Transportation

• Patrick Johnson, Jr., Bankruptcy: Business

• Ben Slater, III, Transportation

• Gerard Wimberly, Business Litigation


Rising Stars 2017

• Michelle W. Scelson, Business Litigation


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Patrick Johnson Jr.


Ben Slater, III


Gerard Wimberly


Michelle W. Scelson


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