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Jun 23, 2014, 15:36 ET Jones Walker Expands Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice with Addition of Edward Shohat

 Edward R. Shohat has joined Jones Walker LLP's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group as special counsel. He is a member of the...


Sep 09, 2013, 11:58 ET Jones Walker Expands IP Practice with Addition of Jeffrey Phillips in Houston

 Experienced intellectual property litigator and former ExxonMobil technology manager Jeffrey J. Phillips has joined the Houston office of...


Jun 10, 2013, 12:51 ET Jones Walker Expands to Cincinnati with New Multi-Family Finance Team

Three partners and one special counsel, all formerly of Peck Shaffer & Williams LLP, have joined Jones Walker LLP, anchoring the firm's new...


May 02, 2013, 12:25 ET GE Attorney John Fletcher Joins Jones Walker's Tax Practice in Jackson

 John F. Fletcher, a tax attorney at General Electric, has joined Jones Walker LLP as a partner in the Tax and Estates Practice Group and as a...


Feb 07, 2013, 14:15 ET Jones Walker Expands Gaming Practice and Opens a Tallahassee Office with Addition of Marc Dunbar

 Jones Walker continues to expand in Florida, announcing today the opening of our Tallahassee office with Marc W. Dunbar joining as a partner...


Jan 17, 2013, 11:36 ET Jones Walker Expands Entertainment Practice with Addition of Martinez Barbanell LLP Co-Founders

 Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Jose Martinez, Jr. and Nikki L. Barbanell have joined the firm as special counsel in the...


Nov 14, 2012, 13:57 ET Jones Walker expands State Government Relations Practice with Addition of Stephen Waguespack

Jones Walker announced that Stephen Waguespack has joined the firm as Special Counsel.  In this capacity, he will also serve as the Director...


Oct 02, 2012, 10:32 ET Ralph H. Smith II Joins Jones Walker

Jones Walker continues to expand in Alabama, announcing today that Ralph H. Smith II, President of The Ralph Smith Group (www.ralphsmithgroup.com),...


Oct 01, 2012, 13:06 ET Twenty-Two Jones Walker Attorneys Receive "Lawyer of the Year" Honors from The Best Lawyers in America® 2013

 Twenty-two Jones Walker attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White,...


Jun 21, 2012, 10:16 ET David Willenzik Joins Jones Walker

Jones Walker is pleased to announce that David S. Willenzik has joined the firm's New Orleans office as special counsel. Mr. Willenzik practices...


Jun 12, 2012, 13:40 ET Jones Walker Ranks in Top Tier in Chambers USA

 Jones Walker is pleased to announce its top rankings in the 2012 edition of "Chambers USA–America's Leading Lawyers for...


Jun 04, 2012, 07:40 ET Rick Lazio Joins Jones Walker

Rick Lazio, former U.S. Representative from New York, has announced that he is joining the law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent,...


Apr 27, 2012, 13:50 ET R. Keith Colvin Elected to Lex Mundi Post

R. Keith Colvin, a partner in the Real Estate practice with the law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre L.L.P., has...


Apr 10, 2012, 09:55 ET Drobny and Kessler Join Jones Walker

Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Stephen P. Drobny and Jared R. Kessler have joined the firm's Miami office. Mr. Drobny joins the firm as a...


Mar 30, 2012, 10:38 ET Jones Walker Announces Its "Rising Stars" in Texas Super Lawyers

 Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Joshua A. Norris, Lara D. Pringle, and Krystal Pfluger Scott have been named to the "Rising Stars"...


Mar 01, 2012, 10:13 ET Jones Walker Ranks Among BTI Client Service A-Team

 Jones Walker announced today that it has once again earned a spot among the national "The BTI Client Service A-Team 2012" list. The...


Feb 08, 2012, 15:47 ET Joshua E. Young Joins Jones Walker's Miami Office

Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Joshua E. Young has joined the firm's Miami office. Joshua Young is a special counsel serving in the...


Jan 30, 2012, 13:45 ET Michael Magner Joins Jones Walker

 Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Michael W. Magner has joined the firm's New Orleans office as special counsel. Mr. Magner practices...


Jan 20, 2012, 12:15 ET Larry Lavender Joining Jones Walker's Washington Office

 Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Larry C. Lavender is joining the firm's Washington office as Director of Government Relations. Mr....


Jan 17, 2012, 16:57 ET Jones Walker Expands Gaming Practice

 Jones Walker recently announced the addition of attorneys from the Mississippi law firm of Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A. The...


Jan 09, 2012, 13:47 ET Cortlan H. Maddux and Lauren J. Harrison Join Jones Walker's Houston Office

Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Cortlan H. Maddux and Lauren J. Harrison have joined the firm's Houston office. Both Mr. Maddux and Ms....


Jan 04, 2012, 14:18 ET Jones Walker Announces New Partners, Office Heads, and Board of Directors Members

Jones Walker is pleased to announce that partner Rudolph R. Ramelli has been reelected, and Robert S. Lazarus and Gary J. Russo have been newly...


Dec 28, 2011, 08:51 ET Fifty-six Jones Walker Attorneys Named to Louisiana Super Lawyers 2012

Jones Walker is pleased to announce that 56 attorneys have been named to the 2012 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers. Among the Jones Walker...


Dec 22, 2011, 09:55 ET Ashley Buckman Joining Jones Walker's Jackson Office

Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Ashley Buckman is joining the firm's Jackson office as a government relations specialist. Ms. Buckman...


Dec 12, 2011, 15:39 ET Duncan Elected President of International Masters of Gaming Law

    Jones Walker is pleased to announce that partner J. Kelly Duncan was elected President of the International Masters of...