Adams and Reese attorney Chris Kane
was interviewed by New Orleans CityBusiness
in the article, "NOBC Balancing Big Ideas with Internal Struggles," as Kane begins his recent board appointment with the New Orleans Building Corp. and discusses some of the projects planned for the future by the organization.
The NOBC owns the World Trade Center building in New Orleans and several other landmarks and facilities in the city. “I sit there and see this thing and say to myself, ‘Man, it is a huge, 30-something story stack of opportunity,” said Kane in an interview with CityBusiness. “But in the last eight years, it has not had any significant change or impact to make it better.”
The organization is in charge of projects including the $30 million Crescent Park, the riverside park waiting to be built at wharves in Bywater and Faubourg Marigny as the first phase of the $250 million Reinventing the Crescent project; revitalization of Lincoln Beach and the Union Passenger Terminal.
In October, the New Orleans City Council appointed Kane and Collette Creppell to the board. Creppell is a campus architect at Tulane University and a former City Planning Commission executive director.
Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm with offices strategically located throughout the southern United States and Washington, DC. American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation's top law firms - "The Am Law 200". The National Law Journal also includes the firm on the "NLJ 250" list of the nation's largest law firms.