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Jun 26, 2014, 11:06 ET

Retention of Mortgage Servicing Company Approved for Community Home Financial Services, Inc.

 Kristina M. Johnson, Chapter 11 Trustee of the bankruptcy Estate of Community Home Financial Services, Inc., is pleased to announce that the...

Jun 23, 2014, 15:36 ET
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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...

Mar 05, 2014, 14:29 ET
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Jones Walker Expands Healthcare and Labor & Employment Practices

In the latest expansion of Jones Walker LLP's Healthcare and Labor & Employment practices, the law firm announced today that it has hired six...

Jan 17, 2014, 15:54 ET
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Jones Walker Expands Affordable Housing Practice with Addition of Toni Jackson

 Antoinette "Toni" M. Jackson has joined Jones Walker LLP's Real Estate Practice Group as a partner and is a member of the Affordable Housing...

Sep 09, 2013, 11:58 ET
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 15, 2012, 16:08 ET
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Ralph Smith Announces Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee for District VII

 Ralph H. Smith II, President of the Ralph Smith Group and Special Counsel at Jones Walker, announced today the composition of the 2012...

Nov 14, 2012, 13:57 ET
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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
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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
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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,...

Sep 24, 2012, 13:05 ET
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One Hundred Twenty-Four Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013

For the sixth consecutive year, Jones Walker sits atop the annual peer-review attorney rankings among Louisiana-based firms in The Best Lawyers in...

Jun 21, 2012, 10:16 ET
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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
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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
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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,...

May 09, 2012, 05:57 ET

RJW Joins Forces with Slater & Gordon in the UK Following ABS Licence Approval

RJW has been acquired by Slater & Gordon - the world's first publicly listed law firm - for £53.8 million (approximately $AUD80 million)....

Apr 27, 2012, 13:50 ET
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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 18, 2012, 06:50 ET

SafeZone Safety Systems and Alford Safety Services Resolve Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Jones Walker LLP, on behalf of its client, SafeZone Safety Systems, LLC, today made the following announcement. SafeZone Safety Systems, LLC and...