Eight Liskow Attorneys named Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" and Fifty-One Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White, Inc.

08.15.16

Liskow & Lewis is pleased to announce attorneys listed in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White, Inc. 

Eight Liskow & Lewis attorneys are listed as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice:

James A. Brown Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants, New Orleans

James C. Exnicios Tax Law, New Orleans

Robert E. Holden Administrative/Regulatory Law, New Orleans

Jonathan A. Hunter Oil and Gas Law, New Orleans

James N. Mansfield III Energy Law, Lafayette

Thomas J. McGoey II Labor Law - Management, New Orleans

Joe B. Norman Energy Law, New Orleans

Leon J. Reymond, Jr. Banking and Finance Law, New Orleans

Only a single attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.” Selections for this honor are based on voting averages received during Best Lawyers peer review assessments. This designation reflects a high level of respect an attorney has earned among his or her peers regarding abilities, professionalism, and integrity. 

Additionally, fifty-one Liskow & Lewis attorneys were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 edition:

Donald R. Abaunza, Admiralty and Maritime Law

Marguerite L. Adams, Real Estate Law, Trusts and Estates

Robert S. Angelico, Tax Law

John C. Anjier, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Securities, Securities / Capital Markets Law

George Arceneaux III, Litigation - Environmental, Oil and Gas Law

Wm. Blake Bennett, Banking and Finance Law, Gaming Law

James A. Brown, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Louis Buatt, Environmental Law

Michael P. Cash, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

George Denegre, Jr., Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities

Thomas P. Diaz, Admiralty and Maritime Law

Billy J. Domingue, Corporate Law

James C. Exnicios, Tax Law

S. Gene Fendler, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Joseph I. Giarrusso III, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Joseph C. Giglio, Jr., Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Don K. Haycraft, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Robert E. Holden, Administrative / Regulatory Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental

Shannon Skelton Holtzman, Commercial Litigation

Jonathan A. Hunter, Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law

R. Keith Jarrett, Admiralty and Maritime Law

Greg L. Johnson, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental

Matt Jones, Energy Law

Philip K. Jones, Jr., Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Paul C. Kitziger, Real Estate Law

Cheryl Mollere Kornick, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Gene W. Lafitte, Antitrust Law, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law

David W. Leefe, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Thomas B. Lemann, Non-Profit / Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Marilyn C. Maloney, Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Trademark Law

James N. Mansfield III, Energy Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law

Everard A. Marseglia, Jr., Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law

Thomas J. McGoey II, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment

Robert B. McNeal, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental, Oil and Gas Law

Joe B. Norman, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law

William W. Pugh, Admiralty and Maritime Law

Gary Rachlin, Real Estate Law

Carol W. Reisman, Commercial Litigation

Richard W. Revels, Jr., Energy Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law

Leon J. Reymond III, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Leon J. Reymond, Jr., Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Jamie D. Rhymes, Oil and Gas Law

George H. Robinson, Jr., Admiralty and Maritime Law, Energy Law

Scott C. Seiler, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawrence P. Simon, Jr., Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law

Randye C. Snyder, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Charles B. Wilmore, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

John M. Wilson, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental

John D. Wogan, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates

Andrew Wooley, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Founded in 1935 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Liskow & Lewis has grown to more than 130 attorneys in New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana, and Houston, Texas. Since its inception, the firm’s practice has included a focus on the energy and oil and gas industries. The firm and its attorneys are recognized for contributions to the development of Louisiana’s mineral law, as well as for providing clients with exceptional counsel.