May 11, 2017

Jones Swanson, co-counsel appointed interim class counsel in case seeking relief for student loan borrowers in bankruptcy

For years, Michael Shahbazi’s phone has often rung numerous times a day with calls from the nation’s largest educational loan servicing company, Navient, pressing him for payments on his student loan. In 2011, Mr. Shahbazi filed for bankruptcy, and yet still the calls continued. Navient has also called his…

April 6, 2017

American Bar Association honors Lynn Swanson

On April 6, the American Bar Association honored Jones Swanson managing member Lynn Swanson with an award for her “contributions to the advancement of women in the legal profession.” The award was presented by the ABA Business Law Section’s Women Business and Commercial Advocates Subcommittee, which seeks…

February 8, 2017

Jones Swanson focuses on pipelines’ role in Louisiana land loss

Two years after the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority–East hired Jones Swanson to file a lawsuit against nearly 100 oil, gas and pipeline companies for damaging Louisiana’s coastal wetlands, a group of South Louisiana landowners hired the firm to file a similar case against two of the nation’s biggest…

November 11, 2016

JSH&G’s Lynn Swanson, Bessie Daschbach are CityBusiness Women of the Year

At a luncheon awards ceremony on November 3, 2016 honoring New Orleans CityBusiness’ 2016 Women of the Year, Jones Swanson’s Lynn E. Swanson was named the overall 2016 Woman of the Year. The firm’s Bessie Daschbach was also named to the 2016 CityBusiness Women of the Year class. The CityBusiness event and special publication recognizes 50…