Kean Miller Names New Partners in Baton Rouge and New Orleans

Kean Miller is pleased to announce that Ben Jumonville and R. Chauvin Kean have been elected to the partnership effective January 1, 2023. “We are proud to welcome Ben and Chauvin as partners in our law firm. They have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the legal profession and the business community, and are trusted resources for our business and offshore energy clients,” said Linda Perez Clark, Managing Partner.

About Ben Jumonville
Ben Jumonville practices in the business and corporate group. He assists clients across a diverse range of industries with complex and day-to-day transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, employment agreements, lease agreements, procurement and construction agreements, and organizational documents. Ben has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America as a One to Watch from 2021 through 2023. In the community, Ben serves on the Board of Directors of the Charles W. Lamar Jr. YMCA and formerly served as the co-chair of the Business and Corporate Section of the Baton Rouge Bar Association.

Ben earned his J.D./D.C.L. from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2015, where he was senior associate of the Louisiana Law Review and received the CALI award in Legal Research & Writing. He earned his B.S. in International Trade & Finance from Louisiana State University in 2012.

About Chauvin Kean
Chauvin Kean practices in the offshore energy and marine litigation group. His practice focuses on admiralty and maritime litigation and general and commercial litigation. Chauvin has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America as a One to Watch from 2021 through 2023 and Louisiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2022. He is recognized by New Orleans CityBusiness as “One to Watch in Law” for 2022. In the community, Chauvin serves as a member of the NextGen Council for Greater New Orleans, Inc.

Chauvin earned his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2015, where he was Managing Editor of the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law. He also participated in the Loyola Moot Court Program and was an oralist for the 2013-14 Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Team. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Millsaps College in 2010 and his M.B.A. from Else School of Management Millsaps College in 2011.

About Kean Miller
Kean Miller is one of the largest and best recognized law firms in the Gulf South region. For 40 years, the Firm has been innovating and growing, revolutionizing the standards for excellence in client service, and earning numerous awards for its market-leading practices and thoughtful and creative legal representation. Consistently named to the National Law Journal’s NLJ 500 and the Law 360 Top 400 lists, Kean Miller is Mansfield 5.0 certified, an honor bestowed for a select group of law firms which demonstrate a genuine commitment to diversity in the legal profession. The Firm’s collaborative culture, people-first approach, and devotion to quality are foundational to the Firm’s continued success, reflecting its reputation in the market. From the Firm’s eight offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Houston, and The Woodlands, and 190 attorneys, Kean Miller delivers sophisticated and practical counsel to Fortune 500 leaders, national businesses, and local companies.

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