August 22, 2018

Best Lawyers in America Honors Six JSH&G Attorneys

Jones Swanson is delighted to announce that six of its attorneys have been recognized in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, which makes its annual selections based on a rigorous peer review comprised of confidential evaluations by top attorneys. We congratulate our colleagues as they continue to earn accolades for their…

April 24, 2018

Judge rules nationwide class action allegations may proceed against Navient

Update: Since this article was posted, Jones Swanson and co-counsel have had two more wins in cases involving student loans and bankruptcy. In both of those recent cases, judges in the Eastern District of New York have denied defendants’ motions to dismiss. The cases are Homaidan, et al. v. SLM…

March 6, 2018

The New York Times: Left to Louisiana’s tides, a village fights for time

“Plaintiffs’ lawyers had won judgments and settlements in Louisiana cases demanding the cleanup of oil field contamination. The flood protection authority hired one of them — Gladstone N. Jones III of New Orleans — and constructed arguments evocative of those used 30 years earlier against Big Tobacco: Energy companies had known…

March 5, 2018

ABA: Student loan class actions take aim at “a massive effort to defraud student debtors”

The following article was originally published by the American Bar Association’s Business Torts and Unfair Competition Section on March 5, 2018.  In 2014, Austin Smith was a law student at the University of Maine, looking for a topic to research for his law review note. He was also…