America's Leading Lawyers for Business

    Chambers USA - The Client's Guide

    In the categories of Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions

         and Healthcare


The Best Lawyers in America®

        (Included for 20 Years)

U.S.News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”


National Invitational Sports Law Moot Court Competition, 2011

       Judge of Finals

The American Collegiate Moot Court Association     2011 National Tournament

        Judge of Finals

Corporate Counsel - Best Lawyers

        February 2011

New Orleans Magazine Best Lawyers

         November 2010

Board of Commissioners of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Authority



Governor's Advisory Council on Hurricane Recovery

Appointed by Governor Bobby Jindal, 2008


U.S. Small Business Administration's National Advisory Council



CityBusiness 2005 Leadership in Law Award: New Orleans 50 Top Lawyers

 New Orleans CityBusiness


Advisory Committee to the White House Conference on Aging



2004 Annual Pro Bono Publico Award - Louisiana State Bar Association

 For outstanding Pro Bono Service to Louisiana's Indigent  (link to article)


Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

Since 1981  (link to LexisNexis Lawyer Profile)


American Law Institute, Life Member (ALI)

Nominated by Judge John Minor Wisdom and Judge Alvin B. Rubin  (


Distinguished Service Award

Pro Bono Volunteer

New Orleans Pro Bono Project (2002 and 2003)


Tulane Law Review

1968-1970, Assistant Editor


Order of the Coif



Morrison Law Review Prize for Best Student Writing



Law School Award

Uniform Commercial Code

Honors and Awards