Kean Miller Names Four New Partners

Kean Miller is pleased to announce that Erin L. Kilgore, Sean T. McLaughlin, Tokesha M. Collins and Angela W. Adolph have been elected to the partnership effective January 1, 2014.  “Kean Miller is pleased to welcome these lawyers as partners in our law firm.  They have shown extraordinary commitment to their profession, to our clients, and to their communities,” said G. Blane Clark, Jr., Managing Partner of the 142-attorney Louisiana law firm.

About Erin L. Kilgore

Erin L. Kilgore is a partner in the Baton Rouge office and practices in the labor and employment law group.  She represents and advises employers on a variety of labor and employment issues, including social media issues; employee handbooks and non-competition agreements; discrimination, harassment, and retaliation litigation; and wrongful termination claims. Erin earned her J.D. and B.S. from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law in 2007, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Louisiana Law Review. She earned her B.A, summa cum laude, from Washington and Lee University in 2004 and studied abroad at the University of Lyon III – Jean Moulin in Lyon, France in 2005. Erin is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations.  Erin serves the community by serving on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge.

About Sean T. McLaughlin

Sean T. McLaughlin is a partner in the New Orleans office and practices in the admiralty and maritime, energy, construction and commercial litigation groups. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law in 2008, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Louisiana Law Review.  Sean earned his B.A. from Louisiana State University in 2005. Sean is a member of the New Orleans, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations.  In addition to practicing law, Sean finds time to give back to the community.  His past service includes leadership positions in the annual Race Judicata event, mentoring high school students as part of the College Admissions Project of the YLC, and the Coastal Conservation Association.

About Tokesha M. Collins

Tokesha Collins is a partner in the Baton Rouge office and practices in the environmental regulatory group. She assists in the representation of local, regional, and national clients in a variety of environmental matters including, regulatory proceedings, Title V and PSD air permitting and enforcement actions, environmental compliance and audits, due diligence and environmental issues in mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, and rulemaking efforts at both the state and federal level. Tokesha earned her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2008, where she was an editor of the Journal of Business and Technology Law. She earned her Masters in Environmental Planning and Management from Louisiana State University in 2005 and her B.S. in Civil Engineering, with a concentration in Environmental Problems and Planning, from Brown University in 2001. She is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana State, and American Bar Associations. Tokesha gives back to the Baton Rouge community by serving on the Board of Directors of the Iris Domestic Violence Center.

 About Angela W. Adolph

Angie Adolph is a partner in the Baton Rouge office and practices in the municipal finance and tax groups. She represents Louisiana, national, and international clients in Louisiana taxation matters, including helping clients take advantage of Louisiana’s tax incentive programs and other economic development programs.  Angie earned her J.D. from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law in 1994 and her B.S. from Louisiana State University in 1991. She is listed in the Municipal Marketplace’s “Red Book” of national public finance professionals.  She is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana State, Texas, and American Bar Associations.   Angie serves on the Board of Directors of the McMains Children’s Developmental Center in Baton Rouge. 

About Kean Miller

With more than 140 attorneys, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of Louisiana businesses and Fortune 500 companies. The firm maintains offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Lake Charles, Louisiana and is the largest law firm in the Capital Region. The firm serves clients in numerous industries including energy, petrochemical and chemical, technology and telecommunications, transportation, media and advertising, financial services, insurance, gaming, government and education, healthcare, 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, contact Steve Boutwell at 225.389.3736, or steve.boutwell@keanmiller.com