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…

September 7, 2016

Jones Swanson, Fishman Haygood collaborate to form new international arbitration practice

NEW ORLEANS, LA (September 7, 2016) – Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison, LLC is pleased to announce its alliance with the New Orleans and Baton Rouge firm of Fishman Haygood to develop a new international arbitration practice. Jones Swanson and Fishman Haygood have collaborated for years on numerous projects. This is the first time, however,…

August 17, 2016

Bloomberg: Louisiana’s sinking coast is a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil

“‘The industry down there has relied on the natural environment to protect its infrastructure, and that environment is now unraveling,’ said Kai Midboe, the director of policy research at the Water Institute of the Gulf. ‘They need to step up.’ Every year in Louisiana, more than 20 square miles of…

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…