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…

November 1, 2016

JSH&G ranked by US News & World Report as a “Best Law Firm”

Jones Swanson has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a ‘tier-one’ “Best Law Firm in Louisiana.” According to US News and World Report and Best Lawyers®: “The U.S.News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection…

January 17, 2017

CBS / 60 Minutes: Town under Siege

“In every other industry, federal law would require that waste to be tracked, labeled and handled as hazardous material. But not the oil industry. Years ago, their lobbyists got a special deal from Congress which lets them pump toxic waste out of a well, label it nonhazardous, and dump it…

February 23, 2016

Attorney Tad Bartlett provides legal perspective to The Louisiana Record

From The Louisiana Record: A white paper by Emory University Law Professor Joanna M. Shepherd examines the costs and consequences of the Louisiana Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (LUTPA), but not everyone agrees with her assessment. The 26-page report published by Shepherd and the American Tort Reform Foundation,…