Stone Pigman Welcomes 2 Associates To New Orleans Office

Leon H. Whitten

NEW ORLEANS – Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. announced Leon H. Whitten and Parker N. Smith have joined the firm as Associates in its New Orleans office.

         Whitten concentrates his practice on business and property litigation. Before joining Stone Pigman, he worked at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as a law clerk for Judge W. Eugene Davis. He also has worked as a judicial intern for Judge Edith Brown Clement of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for Judge Sarah S. Vance of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

         Whitten earned his J.D. in 2015 from Tulane University Law School, where earned several honors, including the Mitchell Franklin Award, Cuthbert S. Baldwin Award and David L. Herman Award. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, in 2012 from Louisiana Tech University.

         Smith is a member of the firm's Business Section. He assists clients with general business, real estate and financing transactions. Prior to joining Stone Pigman, Smith worked as a Teach For America corps member, teaching middle school math, science and social studies in the Greater New Orleans area.

         Smith earned his J.D. in 2016 from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. He was a Managing Editor of the Louisiana Law Review, was inducted into the Order of the Coif and served as a research assistant and academic tutor. He received his B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science and B.S. in Economics from Tulane University in 2011, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and receiving the 2011 Paul Tulane College Award in Economics.

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