July 7, 2017

Jones Swanson, co-counsel, bring potential class action against former DuPont plant in LaPlace, Louisiana

Jones Swanson has joined with five other law firms to bring a potential class action lawsuit against a LaPlace, Louisiana-based plant that, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, has for years exposed nearby residents to unsafe concentrations of chloroprene, a “likely carcinogen.”    DuPont owned the…

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…