New Orleans attorneys Leigh Ann Schell and Jeffrey E. Richardson have earned the Appellate Practice Specialist designation, as certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.
Schell and Richardson earned the designation, which notes their focus on representing clients in appellate law, following the passage of a two-part examination and application to the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. Only nine attorneys in Louisiana currently hold this distinction.
Notably, Schell is one of two women to earn this designation for the first time.
Schell’s practice involves appellate work in complex litigation, including environmental matters, toxic torts, products liability
Schell received her J.D. from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 1989 and her B.A. from the University of New Orleans in 1987.
Richardson represents clients in litigation, especially class actions and complex litigation. A major emphasis of his practice
After receiving his B.A., summa cum laude, from Emory University in 1991, Richardson went on to receive his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.