Tokesha Collins-Wright Selected for 2017 40 Under Forty Awards

Kean Miller environmental law partner Tokesha Collins-Wright has been selected as one of Baton Rouge Business Report’s “40 Under 40” honorees for 2017.  The awards honor the Capital Region’s brightest young leaders, innovators, and business professionals.  

About Tokesha Collins-Wright
Tokesha is a partner in the Baton Rouge office.  She joined the firm in 2008 and practices in the environmental law group. Tokesha's practice involves many aspects of environmental regulatory law, including permitting, compliance, enforcement and transactional issues, as well as litigation matters. She assists in the representation of local, regional, and national clients in a variety of environmental matters including, regulatory proceedings, state and federal environmental advice regarding permitting and enforcement actions, and rulemaking efforts at both the state and federal level. Prior to law school, Tokesha was a highway engineer for the Louisiana and Texas Departments of Transportation, where she designed roadway, drainage and other highway projects.

Tokesha earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering, with a concentration in Environmental Problems and Planning, from Brown University in 2001.  She earned her a Masters in Environmental Planning and Management from Louisiana State University in 2005.  Tokesha earned her J.D., with a concentration in Environmental Law, from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2008. While in law school, Tokesha was the Presidential Scholar, as well as a Notes and Comments Editor of the Journal of Business and Technology law.

Tokesha serves the community a member of the Junior League of Baton Rouge since 2013 and served as a board member of the Iris Domestic Violence Center from 2010-2016.

About Kean Miller
Kean Miller was formed in 1983, based on a foundation of mutual respect among attorneys, meaningful collaboration with and an overarching commitment to serve clients, and a commitment to serve the communities in which we work and live.  Today, this fundamental philosophy is stronger than ever - from the people we represent, to the people we employ, from the charitable organizations we serve, to the civic causes we support.  With more than 150 attorneys in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles, and Houston, Kean Miller is one of the largest full-service law firms in Louisiana, and the largest in the Capital Region. The firm serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the Bayou State. We have particular dedication to serving Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in the South, providing them with legal resources focused on growth.

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