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Adams and Reese is pleased to announce that New Orleans Partner Johnny L. Domiano, Jr. has been appointed Partner in Charge of the New Orleans office, by Managing Partner Gif Thornton.

Adams and Reese has Partners in Charge for each of its 16 offices across the southern United States and Washington DC. Domiano will serve in this capacity in New Orleans, alongside current Senior Partner in Charge E. Paige Sensenbrenner.

“Johnny is a veteran litigator in our New Orleans office. He is a leader in the firm, particularly in our recruiting efforts. He is also a leader in the business community. He is a natural fit for the Partner in Charge role,” said Thornton.

Domiano added: “I am looking forward to the opportunity to join Paige in leading our attorneys and staff, enhancing the culture of excellence we provide to our clients and to our New Orleans community. I am also excited to work with our Partners in Charge across our firm’s footprint to move Adams and Reese forward and continue to be model corporate citizens in the communities in which we work and live.”

A litigation partner at Adams and Reese since 1996, Domiano has developed extensive experience in many areas of the law, including commercial litigation, D&O liability, securities litigation, franchise disputes, shareholder disputes, insurance and business interruption coverage, energy and maritime matters, products liability, general casualty and toxic tort. Domiano is a past Chair of the ABA’s Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee, and within the firm, he assisted unifying the firm's hiring practices and procedures across all of its offices as the former Liaison Partner in charge of recruiting.

In the New Orleans community, Domiano serves as Member at Large on the Executive Committee of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. He formerly served as Chairman and during his tenure, the Chamber earned the distinction as the leading Chamber in Louisiana. He is also a graduate of the Leadership Jefferson Class of 2008. 

Domiano earned his J.D. at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, in 1996, and he received his B.S. from Louisiana State University, in 1993.