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Address: 201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3600, New Orleans, LA 70170
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1. Karen Kaler Whitfield
Title: Shareholder
Law School: University of Houston, J.D., magna cum laude, 1988
College: Louisiana State University, B.S., cum laude, 1980
Admitted: University of Houston, J.D., magna cum laude, 1988
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation; Business Torts; Complex Litigation; ERISA Litigation; Class Actions; Toxic Tort Defense
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Defense Research Institute.

2. Donna D. Fraiche
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Loyola University, J.D., 1975
College:
Admitted: Loyola University, J.D., 1975
Practice Area: Health Law; Public Law; Public Policy
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State (Past-Member, Standing Committee on Multi-Jurisdictional Issues) and American (Past-Member, Law Practice Management Council; Past Chair, Executive Committee, Women Rainmakers) Bar Associations; American Health Lawyers Association (President, 1989-1990; Fellow, 2008).

3. Aubrey B. Hirsch, Jr.
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Tulane University of Louisiana, J.D., 1978
College: Georgetown University, A.B., cum laude, 1975
Admitted: Tulane University of Louisiana, J.D., 1978
Practice Area: Litigation; Complex and Multi-District Litigation; Business Law; Intellectual Property; Bankruptcy; Health Law
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations.

4. Danielle Trostorff
Title: Vice Chair, Health Law Department
Law School: Washington University, J.D., 1977
College: Cornell University, B.S., 1973; Washington University, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, M.S.W., 1976
Admitted: Washington University, J.D., 1977
Practice Area: Health Care Law; Corporate Law; Business Law; White Collar Crime
Membership: New Orleans (Co-Chair 2003), Federal and American (Member, Sections on: Health Law; Anti-Trust Law) Bar Associations; Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys of the Louisiana Hospital Association (President, 1983-1985); American National Health Lawyers Association; Texas Hospital Association; American College of Healthcare Executives (Regent's Advisory Council for Louisiana, 1996); Women's Healthcare Executive Network (President, 1995, 2003-2004).

5. Edward "Hank" Arnold, III
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Loyola University, J.D., 1988
College: Louisiana State University, B.S., 1983
Admitted: Loyola University, J.D., 1988
Practice Area: Commercial Finance; Marine Finance; Bankruptcy and Business Litigation; Commercial Real Estate; Casinos and Gaming; Business and Transactions; Investments
Membership: Louisiana State and Federal Bar Associations; Louisiana Bankers Association (Member, Bank Counsel Committee); American Bankruptcy Institute; Maritime Law Association; Turnaround Management Association.

6. Robert S. Emmett
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Tulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1995
College: Tulane University, B.A., 1992
Admitted: Tulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1995
Practice Area: Transportation; Product Liability; Litigation; Oil and Gas
Membership: Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Defense Research Institute.

7. Alexander M. McIntyre, Jr.
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1985
College: University of Chicago, A.B., 1981
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1985
Practice Area: Complex and Commercial Litigation; Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Securities Litigation; Business and Transactions; Health Care Litigation
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State (Member and Chair, Antitrust Law Section), Massachusetts and American (Member, Antitrust Law Section) Bar Associations; American Health Lawyers Association (Member, Antitrust Practice Group).

8. Dawei Zhang
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: Tulane University (LL.M., in Admiralty, 1989; J.D., 1988)
College: Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages, B.A., 1982
Admitted: Tulane University (LL.M., in Admiralty, 1989; J.D., 1988)
Practice Area: Admiralty Law; Maritime Personal Injury; Immigration and Naturalization
Membership: New Orleans and Louisiana State Bar Associations; Maritime Law Association of the United States.

9. Anne Derbes Wittmann
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: Loyola University, J.D., 1990
College: Loyola University, B.A., cum laude, 1985
Admitted: Loyola University, J.D., 1990
Practice Area: Litigation; Transportation; Appellate Practice; Products Liability
Membership: New Orleans and Louisiana Bar Associations; Fifth Circuit Bar Association; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

10. David C. Rieveschl
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: Tulane University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
College: Duke University, B.A., 1991; A.B. Freeman School of Business, M.B.A., 1997
Admitted: Tulane University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
Practice Area: Securities and Corporate Governance; Mergers, Acquisitions and Business Ventures; Financial Institutions
Membership: Louisiana State Bar Association; Georgia State Bar; New York State Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar.

11. James H. Daigle
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Tulane University, LL.B., 1964
College: Centenary College, B.A., 1961
Admitted: Tulane University, LL.B., 1964
Practice Area: Admiralty and Maritime Law; Oil and Gas Law; Environmental Law
Membership: Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; Maritime Law Association.

12. Matthew C. Juneau
Title: Associate
Law School: Louisiana State University, Paul M. Herbert Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
College: Louisiana State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007
Admitted: Louisiana State University, Paul M. Herbert Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
Practice Area: Business Litigation
Membership: Louisiana Technology Council.

13. Craig Lewis Caesar
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: Northwestern University, J.D., 1978
College: Northwestern University (B.A., 1974; M.A., 1976)
Admitted: Northwestern University, J.D., 1978
Practice Area: Antitrust Law; Commercial Law; Complex Litigation; State Taxation; Local Taxation; Business Litigation; Securities; Health Care; Intellectual Property
Membership: American and Federal Bar Associations; Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit; State Bar of Texas; Dallas Bar Association; Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association.

14. Monica A. Frois
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., 1990
College: Louisiana State University, B.A., 1987
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., 1990
Practice Area: Health Care; Health Law; Litigation; Insurance Defense and Coverage; Appellate Practice; Product Liability; Complex Litigation; Medical Malpractice; Insurance Law; Class Action/Complex Litigation; Legal Ethics; Professional Liability Litigation
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State (Member, Medical Legal Interprofessional Committee, 2002?; Member, Health Law Section, 1990?), Federal and American Bar Associations; American Academy of Hospital Attorneys of the American Hospital Association; Association for Women Attorneys; American Health Lawyers Association; International Association of Defense Counsel (Member, Medical Defense Committee; Class Action and Multi-Party Litigation Committee; Drug, Device and Biotechnology Committee; Professional Errors and Omissions Committee, 2001?); Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Louisiana Hospital Association; Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association; National Health Lawyers Association.

15. Brandy Sheely
Title: Associate
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
College: Mississippi University for Women, B.A., cum laude, 1999
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation; Health Care; Class Actions; Appellate Practice; Premises Liability; Mass Torts
Membership: Louisiana, New Orleans, and American Bar Associations; Louisiana Hospital Association (Legal Affiliate Member); Defense Research Institute (Medical Liability and Health Care Law Committee).

16. Brian Michael Ballay
Title: Associate
Law School: Loyola University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
College: Louisiana State University, B.A., 1997
Admitted: Loyola University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
Practice Area: Construction Litigation; Labor and Employment; Litigation
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations.

17. Sarah Casey
Title: Associate
Law School: Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2009
College: Millsaps College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000; University of New Orleans, M.Ed., 2006
Admitted: Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2009
Practice Area: Litigation
Membership:

18. Kathryn Cooper
Title: Associate
Law School: Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2009
College: Louisiana State University, B.A., 2000
Admitted: Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2009
Practice Area: Litigation
Membership:

19. Tyler Weidlich
Title: Associate
Law School: Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, J.D., cum laude, 2006
College: University of Georgia, B.A., 2001
Admitted: Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, J.D., cum laude, 2006
Practice Area: Litigation; Business Litigation
Membership:

20. Steven F. Griffith, Jr.
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000
College: Rhodes College, B.A., cum laude, 1997
Admitted: Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation; Complex Litigation; Health Care Litigation; Labor and Employment; Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights; Immigration; Professional Liability; Business Law; Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Appellate Practice; Environmental Law
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal (Board Member, New Orleans Chapter), Fifth Circuit and American Bar Associations; Thomas More Inn of Court.

21. Catherine Thigpen
Title: Associate
Law School: Loyola University, New Orleans School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005
College: Louisiana State University, B.A., 2001
Admitted: Loyola University, New Orleans School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005
Practice Area: Business Litigation
Membership: New Orleans and Louisiana State Bar Associations; New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

22. Adam Zuckerman
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Loyola University, J.D., 1998
College: University of Georgia, B.A., 1995
Admitted: Loyola University, J.D., 1998
Practice Area: Complex Litigation; Class Action; Appellate Practice; Bankruptcy; Health Care Litigation
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana and American Bar Associations.

23. Beatriz Richmond
Title: Associate
Law School: Louisiana State University, Paul M. Herbert Law Center, J.D., 2010
College: University of Florida, B.S., Civil Engineering, 2004
Admitted: Louisiana State University, Paul M. Herbert Law Center, J.D., 2010
Practice Area: Construction Law; Litigation; Oil and Gas Law
Membership: Federal, Louisiana and New Orleans Bar Associations.

24. Matthew Aaron Woolf
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., 2000
College: Duke University, B.A., 1997
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., 2000
Practice Area: Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Construction Litigation; Business Litigation; Banking Litigation; Business Torts; Commercial Torts; Insurance Defense; Insurance Coverage
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana, American and Federal Bar Associations.

25. Roy C. Cheatwood
Title: Office Managing Partner
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., 1974
College: University of South Florida, B.A., 1968
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., 1974
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation; Banks and Banking; Construction Law; Environmental Law; Utility Law
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal, Federal Energy and American (Member, Litigation Section; Vice Chairman, 1975-1976 and Co-Chairman, 1976-1978, 5th Circuit Trial Practice Committee; Membership Chairman, 1983-1986) Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute; International Association of Defense Council.

26. Christopher O. Davis
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1979
College: Canal Zone College, A.A., with honors, 1974; University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 1976
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1979
Practice Area: Admiralty; Arbitration; Energy and Marine; International
Membership: New Orleans, Louisiana State and International Bar Associations; Maritime Law Association of the United States (Member, Secretary, 1992-1999, Vice-Chair, 1999-2003, Chair, 2003-2004; Titulary Member, 2000?, Executive Councilor, 2005?, Comité Maritime International; Member, and Chair, 2004?, International Organizations, Conventions and Standards Committee; Board Member, 2003?).

27. Nancy Degan
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Loyola University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1983
College: University of New Orleans, B.A., cum laude, 1979
Admitted: Loyola University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1983
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation; Business Torts; Oil and Gas Litigation
Membership: New Orleans (Chair, Bench-Bar Conference, 2007), Louisiana State, Federal and American (Revenue Officer Elect, Section of Litigation, 2010; Managing Director, Litigation Section, 2009) Bar Associations; Federal Energy Bar Association.

28. William H. Howard, III
Title: Shareholder
Law School: University of Mississippi, J.D., 1980
College: Mississippi State University, B.A., 1973; Central Michigan University, M.A., 1976
Admitted: University of Mississippi, J.D., 1980
Practice Area: Litigation; Tort Litigation; Transportation; Mass Torts; Class Actions; Railroad Litigation; Automotive Products Liability
Membership: American, Federal, Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations; The Mississippi Bar; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (Executive Committee Member); Louisiana, Mississippi, and International Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute.

29. Kent A. Lambert
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1993
College: Denison University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1990
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1993
Practice Area: Appellate Practice; Banking and Financial Services; Class Actions; Commercial/Business Litigation; Directors and Officers Litigation; Litigation; Telecommunications
Membership: Louisiana State, Fifth Circuit, District Courts for the Eastern, Middle & Western Districts of Louisiana, and American (Chair, Pretrial Practice and Discovery Committee; Former Co-Chair, Business Torts Fiduciary Duties Sub-Committee) Bar Associations.

30. Edward B. Poitevent, II
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., 1974
College: Tulane University, B.A., 1971
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., 1974
Practice Area: Business Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Regulated Industries; Regulatory Agency Practice; Energy; Energy Acquisitions; Energy Contracts; Energy Finance; Energy Marketing; Energy Project Development; Energy Regulation; Federal Energy Regulation; Forestry Law; Drainage and Levee; Natural Resources; Coal Mining; Geothermal Resources; International Oil and Gas Law; International Petroleum Law; Mineral Law; Mineral Leasing; Mineral Rights; Mineral Royalties; Mineral Taxation; Mineral Title; Mining Law; Natural Gas; Natural Gas Contracts; Natural Gas Pipelines; Natural Gas Regulation; Offshore Oil and Gas Law; Oil and Gas Acquisitions; Oil and Gas Arbitration; Oil and Gas Conservation; Oil and Gas Contracts; Oil and Gas Finance; Oil and Gas Exploration; Oil and Gas Law; Oil and Gas Litigation; Oil and Gas Leasing; Oil and Gas Pipelines; Oil and Gas Taxation; Oil and Gas Title Examination; Oilfield Drilling; Oil and Gas Transportation; Riparian Rights; Surface Mining; Water Rights; Water Law; Timber and Logging Law; Real Estate; Adverse Possession; Boundary Disputes; Conservation Easements; Conveyancing; Easements; Land Acquisitions; Land Sales; Quiet Title; Real Estate Acquisitions; Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Development; Real Estate Title
Membership: Louisiana State, Federal Energy (Chairman, Public Lands Committee, 1991-1992) and American (Vice-Chairman, Natural Gas Marketing and Transportation Committee, 1990-1992; Chairman, 1992; Chairman and Member, Alien Ownership Restrictions Subcommittee, Natural Gas and Oil Committees, 1985-1986, Council Member, 1994-1996, Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section; Energy Litigation Committee; Chairman, Annual Meetings Program, 1991-1992; Editor, Newsletter, 1992-1993; Chairman, 1993-1995, Section of Litigation) Bar Associations; American Association of Petroleum Landmen (Member, Forms Committee; Chairman, Ad Hoc Model Form Gas Balancing Agreement Subcommittee, 1989-1992); Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (Member, Model Form Farmout Agreement Committee). Louisiana State Law Institute (Mineral Code Committee, 1992?).

31. James H. Roussel
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., 1964
College: Dartmouth College, A.B., 1961
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., 1964
Practice Area: Maritime Litigation; Marine and Energy Insurance; Business Tort
Membership: New Orleans and Louisiana State Bar Associations; Maritime Law Association of the United States (Member: Committee on Maritime Financing, 1980?; Committee on Marine Insurance, 2000?).

32. Alissa J. Allison
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: University of Mississippi, J.D., 1984
College: Mount Holyoke College, B.A., with honors, 1976
Admitted: University of Mississippi, J.D., 1984
Practice Area: Tort Litigation; Railroad Law; Insurance Defense; Toxic Tort Litigation
Membership: Louisiana State Bar Association; The Mississippi Bar; Defense Research Institute; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.

33. Jennifer Burrows McNamara
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995
College: Tulane University, B.A., cum laude, 1992
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995
Practice Area: Business Torts; Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property; Employment; Appellate Practice
Membership: American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Louisiana State Bar Association; New Orleans Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.

34. M. David Kurtz
Title: Shareholder
Law School: Duke University, J.D., 1995
College: Tulane University, B.S.B.A., cum laude, 1992
Admitted: Duke University, J.D., 1995
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Professional Liability; Appellate Practice; E-Commerce; Technology Law
Membership: Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations.

35. Kenneth Carter
Title: Of Counsel
Law School: Tulane University, J.D., 1974
College: Washington & Lee University, B.A., 1971
Admitted: Tulane University, J.D., 1974
Practice Area: Labor and Employment; Litigation; Employment Litigation
Membership: New Orleans and Louisiana State Bar Associations.

36. Paul K. Colomb, Jr.
Title: Associate
Law School: Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2007
College: Louisiana State University, B.S., cum laude, 2004
Admitted: Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2007
Practice Area: Litigation
Membership: Louisiana State Bar Association.


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