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Kean Miller Bolsters Energy, Environmental Litigation, and Maritime Practices

Kean Miller is pleased to announce the addition of Gabriel Silva, Claire M. Zeringue, Alexandra Saliba and Mary Kathryn Gimber as associate attorneys in the energy, environmental litigation, and maritime areas. All are 2019 law school graduates who will assist our clients in the energy and marine sectors. 

About Gabriel Silva

Gabe Silva joins the firm as an associate in the New Orleans office.  He practices with the offshore energy and marine litigation group. Gabe earned his B.A. in Political Science and B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2015.  He earned his M.B.A. from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2016 and his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2019, where he was admitted to the Order of Barristers, selected as a member of the Journal of Public Interest Law, and served on the  Moot Court and Trial Advocacy teams. Prior to law school, Gabe was a judicial  extern with the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana. He is fluent in Portuguese and conversational Spanish.

About Claire Zeringue

Claire Zeringue joins the firm as an associate in the New Orleans office.  She practices with the energy and environmental litigation group. Claire earned her B.S. from Louisiana State University in 2016. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2019, with a certificate in Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship.  Claire was named a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar, served as a Comment Editor for the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law and as the Alumni Chair of Moot Court executive board. During law school, Claire served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Carl J. Barbier for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and for the Honorable Fredericka H. Wicker for the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

About Lexi Saliba

Lexi Saliba joins the firm as an associate in the New Orleans office.  She will practice with the energy and environmental litigation group. Lexi earned her B.A. from Loyola University New Orleans in 2015. She earned her J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2019, with a certificate in Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. During law school, Lexi served as a  judicial extern for the Honorable Jay C. Zainey of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, and a member of the Loyola Maritime Law Journal.

About Mary Kathryn Gimber

Mary Kathryn Gimber joins the firm as an associate in the Baton Rouge office.  She will practice with the commercial litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, insurance, and construction groups.   Mary Kathryn earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from Texas Tech University in 2016. She earned her J.D./D.C.L. from the LSU Law Center in 2019, where she received a CALI award, served as Vice President of the Board of Advocates, was a member of the John R. Brown National Admiralty Law Moot Court Competition Team, the National Tax Moot Court Competition Team, and was an LSU Law Student Ambassador. During law school, Mary Kathryn served as a judicial extern for the Honorable John W. deGravelles of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

About Kean Miller

With more than 160 attorneys in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Houston, and The Woodlands, Kean Miller is one of the largest full-service law firms in the region.  Founded in 1983, the firm has a particular dedication to serving Fortune 500 companies, providing them with legal resources focused on growth.

For more information, contact Denise Duszynski-Trahan at 225.389.3753 or denise.duszynski@keanmiller.com