Kean Miller LLP Adds New Attorneys to Environmental, Litigation and Construction Teams

Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce the addition of three new attorneys to its Baton Rouge and New Orleans offices.  Recent law school graduates Brittany L. Buckley, Casey E. Faucon, and R. Lee Vail have joined the firm as associate attorneys.

About Brittany L. Buckley

Brittany Buckley is an associate attorney in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller LLP.  She practices in the environmental and corporate litigation groups.  Brittany received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2010 from the Tulane University Law School.  She received her B.A., summa cum laude, in 2007 from Virginia Tech University.  While attending Virginia Tech, Brittany was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi Honor Society, the University Honors program, and the Dean’s List.  She was also the recipient of the Pamplin Leadership Scholarship.

About Casey E. Faucon

Casey Faucon is an associate attorney in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller LLP.  She practices in the construction law group.  Casey received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2010 from the LSU Law Center where she served as the Executive Senior Editor of Volume 70 of the Louisiana Law Review and served as a judicial intern to Judge Dennis of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the spring of 2010. Casey received her B.A. in 2007 from Rice University where she studied architecture and art history.   

About R. Lee Vail

Lee Vail is an associate attorney in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller LLP.  He practices in the environmental and corporate litigation groups and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana and Wisconsin.  Prior to joining Kean Miller LLP, Lee served as Manager of Environmental Affairs for a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company.  Lee received his J.D., cum laude, in 2010 from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he was recognized as a Crowe Scholar.  He received his Ph.D. in 1990 from Tulane University in Environmental Engineering and his M.B.A. in 1997 from the University of New Orleans. Lee also received an M.S. in Petroleum Engineering in 1983 from Tulane University and his B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1978 from Louisiana State University.

About Kean Miller LLP

With 130 lawyers, Kean Miller LLP serves the legal needs of businesses and Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in Louisiana.  The firm maintains offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Lake Charles.  Kean Miller LLP serves clients in numerous industries including energy, petrochemical and chemical, technology and telecommunications, transportation, media and advertising, financial services, insurance, gaming, government and education, health care, manufacturing, real estate, retail, construction, and leasing.   The firm combines the talent and expertise of its lawyers into multi-disciplinary client and industry teams.  These teams are comprised of seasoned legal professionals from a variety of disciplines who are equipped to identify legal and business needs and to develop superior service strategies that provide unmatched support to the client.

For more information, please contact Steven R. Boutwell at 225.389.3736 (direct) or 225.281.2420 (cell), or steve.boutwell@keanmiller.com