Geismar, Louisiana Business Lawyers

Angela W. Adolph
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Matthew C. Meiners
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Louisiana Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience

Matthew Meiners is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2009 and practices in the business and corporate group. Matthew has experience in the drafting and negotiation of numerous... Read More »
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Forrest E. Guedry
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Louisiana Business Law Lawyer

Forrest Guedry is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2018 and practices in the litigation group. Prior to joining the firm, Forrest practiced insurance and worker’s... Read More »
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Jay M. Jalenak Jr.
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Louisiana Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana
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Steven C Tureau
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Gonzales, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 647-9999 12320 Hwy 44 Suite 3C
Gonzales, LA 70737
Business, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Born and raised in Ascension Parish, Steven Tureau has been around the law his entire life. Not only does his practice with his father, helping injured clients. In his career, Steven has been named as one of Louisiana’s Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys and by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. The National Trial Lawyers recently named Steven Tureau as one of “Louisiana’s Top 40 Attorneys Under 40” in plaintiff civil cases. In 2015, Steven received the distinguished award of being named as a Louisiana Rising Star by SuperLawyers.
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G. Trippe Hawthorne
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(225) 389-3741 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Trippe Hawthorne is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2004 and practices in the construction, ADR and business litigation groups. Trippe has experience in all phases of the construction industry and in a wide variety of commercial litigation, and general litigation matters, including design and construction contracting and dispute resolution across all sectors, including industrial, commercial, public, and residential; public bidding and procurement challenges; and public and private works lien laws. Trippe has experience with administrative law and occupational licensing law, having served as General Counsel for the Louisiana State Licensing...
Charles S. McCowan III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(225) 382-3433 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Communications, Energy and Environmental
Tulane University School of Law
Trey McCowan is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1989 and practices in the litigation group. Trey represents local, regional and multi-national energy and petrochemical clients in a wide variety of litigation matters. He has specific experience representing clients in litigation involving complex commercial agreements and legacy site litigation in the energy industry. Trey also represents clients with regard to environmental litigation and toxic tort defense. He also advises clients on electronic discovery, e-discovery compliance, electronically stored information (ESI), electronic information management, and retention and destructive policies and procedures.

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Vance A. Gibbs
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3410 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Health Care and Maritime
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mr. Jeffrey S. Wittenbrink
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(225) 282-0602 445 North Boulevard
Suite 625
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Divorce, Family and Probate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jeffrey S. Wittenbrink is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He handles difficult and complex custody and community property cases associated with divorce; adoptions, paternity and grandparent custody cases. He also handles personal injury cases, wills and successions and general civil and criminal litigation.
David K. Nelson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(225) 382-3417 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Angela W. Adolph
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(225) 382-3437 400 Convention St
#700
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Municipal and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Angie Adolph is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2011, and practices in the tax and municipal finance groups. Angie represents Louisiana, national, and international clients in a variety of tax and corporate matters. In addition to representing clients before the Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals, the Louisiana Tax commission, and in the Louisiana courts, she has special experience representing taxpayers in property tax incentive negotiations, including Payments in Lieu of Taxes. Angie is the firm’s representative to the American Property Tax Counsel, an association of property tax firms with members...
Allen P. Jones
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
New York University School of Law and Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Allen P. Jones is a shareholder in Wiener, Weiss & Madison, A Professional Corporation. He practices in the areas of estate planning, tax law, succession and probate law, business and corporate law, and real estate. Allen represents individuals and families in all aspects of estate planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, partnerships and limited liability companies. His work in the area of business and corporate law includes business succession planning, corporate reorganizations, and business sale transactions. He is Board Certified by the Louisiana State Bar in Estate Planning, and is licensed as a title insurance agent in the state...
Isaac McPherson  Gregorie Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3411 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mack Gregorie is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1984 and has extensive experience in all types of business and corporate transactions, including complex commercial and industrial real estate matters and finance. Mack represents major international petrochemical clients, worldwide energy producers, banks and financial institutions, buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, and lenders. A Certified Public Accountant, Mack lectures frequently on real estate topics such as sales, leases, property law, purchase and sale agreements, and recent developments in real estate law. He is also a title agent for First American Title...
Matthew B. Smith
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University
Matt Smith is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2013 and practices in the commercial litigation, toxic tort defense, and environmental litigation groups. His work focuses on the representation of oil and gas exploration and production companies, mid-stream companies, and other industry companies in various litigation matters including property damage and contamination, property rights, and commercial and contractual disputes.

Matt has extensive experience guiding clients through claims related to soil contamination, groundwater contamination, air pollution, and the associated regulatory standards. His practice covers a wide range of commercial and litigation issues ranging...
G. Blane Clark Jr.
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Louisiana Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana
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Jason R. Cashio
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Louisiana Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana
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Jason Aron Itkin
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Maritime and Personal Injury
The University of Texas School of Law
As one of the nation’s top trial lawyers, Jason Itkin has obtained dozens of verdicts and settlements throughout the years’ worth more $10 million. In fact, Jason has won several victories upward of $100 million each. In addition to these prolific cases, he has won close to 200 verdicts and settlements for more than $1 million each. In total, Jason has won billions of dollars for his clients. These victories have come in courtrooms all across North America, as he has represented clients in all 50 states.

Jason has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors due to his...
Jason Raphael Brown
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 389-3733 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Southern University Law Center and Southern University Law Center
Jason Brown is a partner in Kean Miller’s business and corporate practice group and he practices with the firm’s state and local tax team. For nearly twenty years Jason has advised local, regional, national and international businesses having operations and interests in the state on all aspects of Louisiana taxation. Jason practices, principally, in the area of tax controversy and dispute resolution, assisting clients navigate Louisiana’s unique two-tiered, independent system of state and local tax levy, administration and enforcement at every stage of the audit, assessment and appeal processes, from audit intake, field work and review; to administrative protests and...
Todd A. Rossi
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(225) 382-3434 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Tax
New York University School of Law and Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
M. Dwayne Johnson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(225) 382-3415 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Karli Glascock Johnson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(225) 389-3704 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy, Environmental and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Christopher J. Dicharry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3492 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Erich P. Rapp
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(225) 382-3425 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Appeals and Environmental
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Gregory M. Anding
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(225) 382-3485 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Energy
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University
Greg Anding is a litigation partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1995 and practices in the trial, toxic tort, expropriation, and commercial litigation groups. Greg represents clients in asbestos and benzene defense, other occupational and toxic tort litigation, hearing loss claims, expropriation (eminent domain) litigation, civil and business litigation, and construction law.

Greg has particular experience representing clients in cases involving premises liability, products liability, personal injury involving occupational and chemical exposures, and pipeline expropriation and expansion projects. He has specialized in asbestos and benzene litigation for over 20 years. Greg has handled...
Allison N. Benoit
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(225) 389-3746 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Asbestos
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Allison Benoit is special counsel in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2005 and practices in the toxic tort, occupational exposure, and commercial litigation groups. Prior to joining the firm, Allison practiced at an insurance defense firm in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Allison earned her B.A. in English, magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University in 1999. She earned her J.D. in 2003 from the LSU Law Center where she was a member of the Moot Court Board and a semi-finalist in the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition.
Jeffrey N. Boudreaux
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(225) 389-3716 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Construction
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jennifer J. Thomas
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Louisiana Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience

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Phyllis D. Sims
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Louisiana Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana
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Amanda Stephens Bourgeois
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(225) 382-3420 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Amanda Bourgeois is a partner in the Baton Rouge office. She joined the firm in 2012 and practices in the business and corporate group. Amanda has experience representing clients in connection with a variety of transactional matters, including asset and stock acquisitions and sales and the drafting and negotiating of industrial and construction procurement, purchase and service contracts. She has also assisted individuals and businesses with entity formation, structure and governance, including the drafting of organizational documents and planning of overall corporate structure.

Amanda received her J.D. in 2010 from the LSU Law Center where she was a member of the...
Armand L. Roos
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Armand Roos is Of Counsel for the firm of Wiener, Weiss & Madison, A Professional Corporation. He has been in private practice for more than 40 years. Armand is certified as a specialist in estate planning and estate administration by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Jason R. Cashio
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(225) 389-3708 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Linda Perez Clark
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(225) 389-3714 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Tulane University
Phyllis D. Sims
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(225) 389-3717 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Kevin C. Curry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(225) 382-3484 5035 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jennifer Moroux
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(225) 236-3636 12345 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal and Personal Injury
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jennifer Wise Moroux is an associate at Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, LLC. Her practice focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Jennifer earned her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in 2002. She earned her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2007, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif.

After being admitted to the Louisiana bar in 2007, Jennifer served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable George H. Ware, Jr., and Honorable William G. Carmichael in the 20th...
Alan J. Berteau
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(225) 382-3475 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Bankruptcy, Energy and Environmental
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Alan Berteau is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1995 and practices in the legacy and commercial litigation defense groups. He represents clients in complex and class action litigation matters involving damage claims relating to oil and gas exploration and production operations, commercial disputes, chemical exposure claims, and industrial accidents.

Alan has particular experience representing clients in class action and mass tort cases involving, long-term exposure and groundwater or soil contamination, air releases, and in the use of computer technology, including mapping and litigation support software, in the management and prosecution of...
Dean P. Cazenave
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(225) 382-3483 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Health Care and Real Estate
Loyola University School of Law
Matthew C. Meiners
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(225) 382-3416 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Matthew Meiners is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2009 and practices in the business and corporate group. Matthew has experience in the drafting and negotiation of numerous industrial service and purchase agreements. He also has experience representing numerous individuals and small businesses in connection with acquisitions and divestitures of their respective businesses and with formation of new entities, including drafting organizational documents and planning of overall corporate structure.

Matthew earned his B.S. in International Trade and Finance with a minor in Economics from Louisiana State University in 1998. He earned his...
John F. Jakuback
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Louisiana Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana and Texas
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Kimberly K. Hymel
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Louisiana Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience

Kimberly Hymel is an attorney in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2004 and practices in the energy, oil and gas, pipeline and commercial litigation groups. Kimberly represents national and... Read More »
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Jay M. Jalenak Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(225) 382-3438 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jennifer J. Thomas
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(225) 389-3705 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Appeals, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Richard D. McConnell
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(225) 389-3770 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Environmental
Tulane University School of Law and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Richard McConnell is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He is trial counsel for energy and financial companies in high stakes lawsuits involving a wide variety of claims. Prior cases involved soil and groundwater contamination, wetlands loss, toxic tort exposure, lost mineral leasing opportunities, mineral lease cancellation, pipeline right-of-way claims, expropriation/condemnation, and commercial litigation. Richard also serves as appellate counsel arguing before state and federal appellate courts.

Richard’s recent experience includes obtaining a successful verdict as trial counsel for national pipeline companies in a wetlands loss lawsuit involving canals that widened over time, he was lead...
G. Blane Clark Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(225) 382-3414 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Energy and Securities
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
John E. Heinrich
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(225) 389-3718 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Environmental, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
John Heinrich is Of Counsel to the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2000 and practices in the litigation group. John represents clients in commercial litigation, products liability, chemical exposure claims, personal injury defense, medical malpractice defense, toxic tort defense, ERISA, and OSHA matters. John has litigated cases not only in Louisiana but in 14 other states in both state and federal forums.

John earned his B.A. from Louisiana State University in 1973. He earned his J.D. in 1987 from the LSU Law Center where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Order...
Noah M. Wexler
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Consumer, Maritime and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Attorney Noah Wexler is a highly experienced trial lawyer who has handled tens of thousands of cases in the past decade. Due to his commitment to his clients, keen skills in preparing for trials, attention to detail, and his ability to identify strategies that force insurers and negligent companies to pay maximum compensation, Noah has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars. While he is highly skilled in various areas of personal injury law, he focuses the majority of his work handling catastrophic truck accident cases, pharmaceutical cases, complex product liability cases, wrongful death cases, and catastrophic offshore injury cases throughout...
John F. Jakuback
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(225) 382-3452 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Municipal
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J. Eric Lockridge
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(225) 389-3756 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Bankruptcy and IP
The University of Texas School of Law
Eric Lockridge enjoys helping clients solve problems that arise in their businesses. His practice includes business litigation, bankruptcy and business reorganization, commercial collections, and assisting clients with business transactions. He has tried commercial and tort cases to verdict in Louisiana and Texas, and has successfully defended judgments on appeal. Eric currently focuses on lender work-out agreements, bankruptcy-related litigation, negotiation and dispute resolution, and complex commercial cases for Kean Miller’s construction, energy, and financial sector clients. Eric also works with Kean Miller’s intellectual property team to litigate patent, trademark, and copyright claims.

Eric advises corporate clients, lenders, and distressed-asset investors in asset...
Randy R. Cangelosi
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(225) 382-3723 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy, Environmental and Medical Malpractice
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Randy Cangelosi is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He practices in the litigation group. Randy represents clients in complex products liability, general litigation, commercial and business litigation, environmental litigation, healthcare issues and related business disputes, medical malpractice defense, telecommunications law and litigation, trademark and intellectual property claims, and personal injury defense. He has trial experience in products liability defense and large commercial litigation matters. He also has experience in NORM, TERM and asbestos cases in the energy industry. Randy also has served client's needs on a national level, obtaining various admissions to the bar in...
Troy J. Charpentier
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(225) 382-3446 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Civil Rights and Energy
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Troy Charpentier is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1996 and practices in the litigation group. Troy assists local, regional and national clients in general commercial litigation such as contract claims, lease disputes and landlord/tenant disputes. He represents clients in regulatory matters before the Department of Natural Resources including pipeline permitting and incident response. Troy has extensive experience in pipeline expropriation projects.
Allison N. Benoit
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Louisiana Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience

Allison Benoit is special counsel in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2005 and practices in the toxic tort, occupational exposure, and commercial litigation groups. Prior to joining the firm,... Read More »
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Carey J. Messina
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Louisiana Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana
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