Twenty-Four Attorneys Named as 2014 Best Lawyers

Twenty-four attorneys from Kean Miller LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.  Published since 1983, The Best Lawyers in America is regarded as an important referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. The list is compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S. confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

It is important to note that the lawyers listed in Best Lawyers have no say in deciding which practice areas they are included in. They are voted into practice areas entirely as a result of the votes they receive from their peers. The Kean Miller attorneys listed in the upcoming edition include: 
  • Russel O. Primeaux (Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law)
  • Carey J. Messina (Tax Law; Trusts and Estates)
  • Ben R. Miller, Jr. (Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions; Trusts & Estates)
  • Charles S. “Trey” McCowan, III (Bet-the Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Natural Resources Law; Oil & Gas Law; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants)
  • Isaac M. “Mack” Gregorie, Jr. (Corporate Law; Real Estate Law)
  • Maureen N. Harbourt (Environmental Law)
  • Leonard L. “Len” Kilgore (Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental)
  • G. Blane Clark, Jr. (Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
  • Vance A. Gibbs (Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants)
  • Katherine W. King (Administrative / Regulatory Law; Energy Law, Communications Law)
  • J. Randy Young (Administrative / Regulatory Law)
  • Dean P. Cazenave (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
  • Linda G. Rodrigue (Health Care Law)
  • John F. Jakuback (Insurance Law; Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants)
  • James P. Doré (Timber Law)
  • Terrence D. “Terry” McCay (Timber Law)
  • Esteban Herrera, Jr. (Environmental Law)
  • Michael A. McGlone (Admiralty and Maritime Law)
  • James R. Silverstein (Admiralty and Maritime Law)
  • David M. Whitaker (Employment Law - Individuals; Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Labor Law - Union; Litigation - Labor and Employment; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action - Defendants)
  • Charles S. McCowan, Jr. (Mass Tort Ligation/Class Action - Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants)

About Kean Miller

Kean Miller LLP is the largest law firm in the Capital Region with over 140 lawyers.  The firm maintains offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Lake Charles.  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, 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.

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