Committees

Free Webinar! Coronavirus: Issues Affecting the Oil and Gas Industry Photo

Free Webinar! Coronavirus: Issues Affecting the Oil and Gas Industry

March 27, 2020 Committees

A Message from the Oil and Gas Committee Chair Colleen C. Jarrott These are unprecedented times for the oil & gas industry i… Read More »

Time to Review Contracts and Be Prepared for Construction Delays, Suspensions and Terminations Photo

Time to Review Contracts and Be Prepared for Construction Delays, Suspensions and Terminations

March 25, 2020 Committees

With the ongoing spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), it is becoming inevitable that the preventative measure being implemented will have significant financial impacts on the construction industry. Accordingly, owners and contractors should be reviewing… Read More »

What Student Loan Borrowers Need to Know During the Coronavirus Crisis Photo

What Student Loan Borrowers Need to Know During the Coronavirus Crisis

March 19, 2020 Committees

Coronavirus will have far-reaching impacts for us all.  Here’s what student loan borrowers need to know about managing student loan debt during this difficult time. Consider Whether You Need to Apply for a Forbearance and Suspend Auto-P… Read More »

What is your response to Covid-19? A Perspective from a Solo/Small Firm Practitioner Photo

What is your response to Covid-19? A Perspective from a Solo/Small Firm Practitioner

March 18, 2020 Committees

No one can deny that the pandemic we are experiencing is unprecedented. The slowdown in the economy will have serious effects on most of us. Each will have to navigate their economic path with restraint and common sense.  Keep your ears open for… Read More »

Navigating Coronavirus Through the Myriad of Employment Laws: Legal Issues Employers Need to Consider Photo

Navigating Coronavirus Through the Myriad of Employment Laws: Legal Issues Employers Need to Consider

March 12, 2020 Committees

The recent uptick in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases — both abroad and in the United States — should be on every employer’s radar. The time for planning is now. Being prepared for an outbreak (or even worse, a pandemic) tr… Read More »

Coronavirus: Its Impact on Chapter 11 Cases Photo

Coronavirus: Its Impact on Chapter 11 Cases

March 11, 2020 Committees

How might the Coronavirus impact Chapter 11 cases to create a “new normal”? Will a new global health situation provide a better chance at reorganization versus company fire sales? Read on to see what the author presents as a unique creati… Read More »

Eastern District of Louisiana Addresses Preemption of LPLA Claims by the Medical Device Amendments of 1976 Photo

Eastern District of Louisiana Addresses Preemption of LPLA Claims by the Medical Device Amendments of 1976

March 2, 2020 Committees

A recent decision in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana looked at whether the Medical Device Amendments of 1976 (“MDA”) preempted a plaintiff’s Louisiana Products Liability Act (“LPLA”… Read More »

Stepping Out of the Corner: An Introvert Lawyer’s Guide to Networking Photo

Stepping Out of the Corner: An Introvert Lawyer’s Guide to Networking

February 13, 2020 Committees

Reserved. Shy. Quiet.  These are not adjectives that people would use to describe me, but I am an introvert. I get overwhelmed when there is more than one social event on my calendar for the week, I am exhausted after court, and I am very privat… Read More »

Louisiana Supreme Court Addresses Res Nova Attorney Fees Issue Photo

Louisiana Supreme Court Addresses Res Nova Attorney Fees Issue

February 10, 2020 Committees

In Luv n’ care, Ltd. v. Jackel International Ltd., No. 2019-C-00749, the Louisiana Supreme Court granted writs to address the res nova issue of whether the “punishment for contempt of court” statute, La. R.S. 13:4611, authorizes the… Read More »

Phelps Partner Kim Boyle Honored with NOCCJ Weiss Award Photo

Phelps Partner Kim Boyle Honored with NOCCJ Weiss Award

December 20, 2019 Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association would like to congratulate Past President and previous recipient of our Presidents' Award, Kim Boyle, on the NOCCJ Weiss Award.   NEW ORLEANS — Phelps Dunbar partner Kim Boyle was named… Read More »

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