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New Orleans 500 Close-Up: Mayra Piñeda

Did you know? Piñeda is a local businesswoman who has earned accolades for her efforts to support the Hispanic business community and increase trade between Louisiana and Latin America. A former consul general of Honduras, she has served on several…

Elizabeth Haecker Ryan

Specialty General Civic Litigation Company Coats Rose Experience 30 years in practice Education BA Tulane University; JD Tulane University School of Law For Elizabeth Haecker Ryan, the path to her profession was not a direct one. Born and raised in…

Walter J. Leger Jr.

Specialty Maritime, Admiralty, Class Actions Company Leger & Shaw Experience 45 years in practice Education BA Louisiana State University; JD Tulane University School of Law Walter Leger Jr. is a larger-than-life legal legend who has been at the helm of…

Christopher J. Kane

Specialty Economic development, transportation, construction and government relations Company Adams & Reese Experience 17 years in practice Education BA and MBA Christian Brothers University; JD Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Chris Kane, a partner at Adams and Reese,…

Greg Latham

Specialty Intellectual Property Company Intellectual Property Consulting Experience 22 years in practice Education BS University of Illinois; JD Tulane University School of Law Greg Latham, founder and managing director of Intellectual Property Consulting LLC, said one of his toughest cases…

Celeste Coco-Ewing

Specialty product liability and toxic tort cases Company Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver Experience 21 years in practice Education BA Tulane University; JD Tulane University Law School The intersection of policy, legislation and the law has long fascinated Celeste…