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Adams and Reese had 30 attorneys from its Baton Rouge and New Orleans offices named to the 2015 list of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, which is published in the January 2015 issue of Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine published by Law & Politics. Only five percent of attorneys in Louisiana receive this honor. 

Adams and Reese Super Lawyers in the firm’s Louisiana offices include:
Mark Beebe (Business Litigation)
Robin Cheatham (Bankruptcy/ Creditor & Debtor Rights)
Ray Cornelius (Bonds/Government Finance)
Kathleen Drew (Environmental Litigation)

John Duck (Bankruptcy/ Creditor & Debtor Rights)
Brooke Duncan (Employment & Labor)
Phil Franco (Construction Litigation)
Kirk Gasperecz (Environmental Litigation)
Billy Gaudet (Business Litigation)
Charlie Gay (Health Care)
Louis LaCour (Appellate)
Ed Laizer (Transportation/Maritime)
Leslie Lanusse (Employment & Labor)
Don Massey (Environmental Litigation)
Don McKinney (Health Care, General Litigation, Employee Benefits)
Patty McMurray (Real Estate)
Bob Nolan (General Litigation)

Glen Pilie (Environmental)
Jeffrey Richardson (Class Action)

Elizabeth Roussel (Employee Litigation: Defense)

Paige Sensenbrenner (Class Action)

Ron Sholes (Class Action)

Mark Spansel (Business Litigation)
Martin Stern (Class Action)
Mark Surprenant (Personal Injury Defense - Products)
Janis van Meerveld (Labor and Employment)
Ray Ward (Appellate)
Adams and Reese Rising Stars in the firm’s Louisiana offices include:
Scott Cheatham (Business Litigation)

Chris Kane (General Litigation)
Scott Levy (Government Relations)

The selection process includes peer nominations, review by a blue-ribbon panel and independent research. Candidates are evaluated based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement including verdicts, settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications, positions within law firm, bar and other professional activity, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, education and employment background and other outstanding achievements.