Baton Rouge Lawyers Leave Jones Walker For Fishman Haygood

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans law firm of Fishman Haygood announced they will be expanding to Baton Rouge and opening an office led by renowned Baton Rouge real estate attorney Charles Landry.

         “Landry, along with Louis Quinn Jr., and Scott Chenevert, are leaving law firm Jones Walker to set up a Baton Rouge office for Fishman Haygood,” Fishman Haygood said in a press release. “Quinn was head of Jones Walker’s real estate practice group, and Chenevert was a partner in the firm’s corporate and securities practice group. Landry, Quinn, and Chenevert will officially join Fishman Haygood on February 1.”

         According to Timothy Boone with The Advocate, the new Fishman Haygood office will be located in the same building as Jones Walker, 8555 United Plaza Blvd., Baton Rouge. 

         Landry told The Advocate he was happy at Jones Walker, but was looking forward to setting up a new office specializing in his area of practice.

         Boone reports Landry will maintain ties with Jones Walker by creating a “collaborative relationship” with his old firm to handle business more suited to them.

         The Advocate reports Landry was with Jones Walker for 19 years, earned a BA at LSU and his law degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

         Fishman Haygood said they are a “boutique law firm” that deals with “complex and difficult business and legal matters.”

         Their clients include The Associated Press, Baylor College of Medicine, the City of New Orleans, Entergy Corporation, FDIC, Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank, IberiaBank, Kinder Morgan, the Louisiana Department of Revenue, the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., Regions Bank, Rouses Supermarkets, Sanderson Farms, Inc., The New York Times, The Times-Picayune, LLC, Tulane University and Whitney Bank. 


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