Class Notes - January 2017

People News

1950s

Arthur Carmody Jr. (’52), Legal History column writer for the “Shreveport Bar Review,” published his latest column titled “Professor Baier’s Heroes,” a prose tour of Paul R. Baier’s book “Speeches.”

1960s

Shelby McKenzie (’64), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.

1980s

Vicki Crochet (’80), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.
Skip Philips (’83), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.
Michael Walsh (’83), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.
Brett Furr (’86), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.
Lisa E. Maurer ('88) joined the Adams and Reese law firm as special counsel in the transactions and corporate advisory services practice group in its New Orleans office.

1990s

  Mark Peace (’92) was named one of the latest members of the American Law Society board of directors with America’s Top Lawyers distinction.
Mary Hester (’94), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.

2000s

  Jason DeCuir (’02) was named principal of global tax services firm Ryan.
  Amy Gautreaux ('05) joined the Lafayette office of the law firm Gordon, Arata, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan.
Tom Easterly (’06), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Rising Star by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.
  Jessica Huffman (’06) was elected counsel of the firm at Phelps Dunbar.
Robin Toups (’06), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Rising Star by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.
  Jordan Faircloth (’08) was named partner at Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.
Chris Hester (’08) was named one of the Forty Under 40 by the "Baton Rouge Business Report."
  Sarah Weissman Anderson (’09) was elected partner of the firm at Kean Miller.
  Brad Kline (’09) was elected partner of the firm at Phelps Dunbar.
  William Kolarik II (’09) joined Kean Miller as special counsel.
  Kristi Richard ('09) was elected member of the firm at McGlinchey Stafford.
Adam Thames (’09), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Rising Star by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.

2010s

  Druit Gremillion ('11) was named partner at Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.
  Michael F. West ('11) joined Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz in the focus of casino gaming law and business litigation.
Ryan French (’12), attorney at Taylor Porter, was named a 2017 Rising Star by "Louisiana Super Lawyers" magazine, published by Law & Politics.

In Memory

The LSU Law Center community mourns the passing of the following alumni:

David Robertson Haymon, '77 (12/19/16)
Randall A. Shipp, '75 (1/6/17)

jbgoode@law.lsu.edu