Committees

It’s Time to Amend Operating Agreements as the Result of TEFRA Repeal

It’s Time to Amend Operating Agreements as the Result of TEFRA Repeal

June 22, 2017 Committees

It’s Time to Amend Operating Agreements as the Result of TEFRA Repeal    Jaye Calhoun, David Hamm Kean Miller, LLP         It’s time to amend the governing documents of flow-through entities taxed a… Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court Passes On Opportunity To Address Scope of Dodd-Frank “Whistleblower” Provision

U.S. Supreme Court Passes On Opportunity To Address Scope of Dodd-Frank “Whistleblower” Provision

June 2, 2017 Committees

"On Monday, March 20, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in Verble v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC. (No. 16-946), thereby declining an opportunity to resolve a conflict amongst circuit courts as to… Read More »

Napping Pods for Lawyers? #funnynotfunny

Napping Pods for Lawyers? #funnynotfunny

May 18, 2017 Committees

Napping pods?  Apparently Big Law thinks they are worth the $17,000 investment. American Lawyer writes,“[b]y providing napping pods, law firms don’t have to worry about their lawyers losing billables because ‘associates can sle… Read More »

Practice Update:  Fourth Circuit Affirms Prior Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the Louisiana Public Works Act

Practice Update: Fourth Circuit Affirms Prior Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the Louisiana Public Works Act

April 21, 2017 Committees

Practice Update:  Fourth Circuit Affirms Prior Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the Louisiana Public Works Act    By: Michael D. Lane   In Orleans Parish, a claimant under the Louisiana Public… Read More »

Retail in 2017: Continuing Apocalypse or Beginning of Revival?

Retail in 2017: Continuing Apocalypse or Beginning of Revival?

March 28, 2017 Committees

Retail in 2017:  Continuing Apocalypse or Beginning of Revival?     Written by: Christopher Caplinger & Erin Rosenberg                   Th… Read More »

A Recap From The

A Recap From The "A Seat at the Table: Perspectives from In-House Counsel on Diversity in the Profession" CLE

March 8, 2017 Committees

Minorities in the Profession Chair, Kimberly Silas, Gives A Recap From The "A Seat at the Table: Perspectives from In-House Counsel on Diversity in the Profession" CLE        Be Stable and Look the Pa… Read More »

What is the Plaintiff's Burden in an LPLA Case?

What is the Plaintiff's Burden in an LPLA Case?

November 15, 2016 Committees

As all Louisiana attorneys are no doubt aware, the Louisiana Products Liability Act (“LPLA”) “establishes the exclusive theories of liability for manufacturers for damages caused by their products.”  La. R.S. § 9:280… Read More »

2016 Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Luncheon

2016 Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award Luncheon

October 27, 2016 Committees

R. Keith Jarrett, the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award, was honored at a ceremony at the JW Marriott Hotel on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The Award honors maritime attorneys for their dedication in practicing admiralty law.&… Read More »

Common Issues With Foreign Manufacturers in Products Liability Litigation

Common Issues With Foreign Manufacturers in Products Liability Litigation

October 14, 2016 Committees

Judge Eldon Fallon and Kerry Miller discussed from the perspective of the Court and of the litigants, the hurdles and pitfalls of products liability claims involving foreign manufacturers at the Common Issues With Foreign Manufacturers in Products Li… Read More »

Need a Lawyer?

Need a Lawyer?

October 7, 2016 Committees

If you need an unbiased referral based on a lawyer's qualifications, email Rebecca Windsor of the Lawyer Referral Service. For 40 years, the New Orleans Bar Association has provided qualified referrals to the community as a public servic… Read More »

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