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Class Notes - March 2021

1970s

Lawrence R. Anderson, Jr. ('71), formerly with Seale, Smith, Zuber & Barnette, has opened a new Baton Rouge law office at the Coursey Law Center, 11953 Coursey Blvd.


Frank X. Neuner ('76) will receive the American Bar Foundation 2021 Fellows Award for Outstanding Chair.


James Sullivan ('79) was included in the 2021 list in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law.

 

 

 

 


1980s

Richard J. Arsenault (‘80) recently spoke at a Baylor LL.M. program regarding Complex Litigation. He is also one of the founding directors of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, which was recently approved by the American Bar Association for certification in Complex Litigation. He will become one of the nation’s first attorneys to become board certified in Complex Litigation. Arsenault will also chair the Louisiana State Bar Association’s 28th Admiralty Symposium, which will be held on Sept. 17 in New Orleans.

 

 

 

 

1990s

Eric Zogry (‘96) has been re-appointed as the juvenile defender by the North Carolina Commission of Indigent Defense Services. 

2000s

Blake David (‘01) was sworn in as chair of the Louisiana Board of Regents. David is a practicing trial attorney who has served on the Board of Regents since 2019.

 

 

 

 


Tanner Johnson ('01) has joined the Van Ness Feldman LLP office in Washington, D.C. as a policy advisor.


Matthew Treuting ('06) was named partner at Roth Law Firm LLC in New Orleans.


Joshua A. DeCuir ('08) has joined Jones Walker in New Orleans as an associate in the Corporate Practice Group.

2010s

David Fleshman ('11) has been named partner at Breazeale, Sasche & Wilson LLP's Baton Rouge office. He practices in the areas of general litigation, tax litigation, and elder law, with experience in administrative law.


Josh Wood ('13) has been named partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP in Nashville, Tenn. Wood helps employers resolve day-to-day human resource and employment law issues.


Brad Barback ('14) has joined McGlinchey Stafford's Baton Rouge office as an associate.


Kelsey Clark ('15) was named partner at Breazeale, Sasche & Wilson LLP's Baton Rouge office. She practices in the areas of construction, general litigation, and sports law, with experience in construction contracts and litigation, public bid, and procurement protests and disputes, open meetings and public records law, and public-private partnerships for the construction of large public projects in Louisiana.

 

 

 


Emily Gauthier ('20) has joined Jones Walker in Baton Rouge as an associate in the Corporate Practice Group.


Caroline McCaffrey ('20) has joined Jones Walker in New Orleans as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. She also serves as a member of the firm's bankruptcy team.


Rachel Moody ('20) has joined Jones Walker in Baton Rouge as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. She also serves as a member of the firm's property and personal injury team.


Catherine Moore ('15) was named partner at Breazeale, Sasche & Wilson LLP's Baton Rouge office. She practices in the area of health care, advising providers on regulatory and transactional matters, with experience in Medicaid supplemental reimbursement and managed care organizations.

In Memory

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

Hon. Douglas M. Gonzales (’63), 01/22/2021

J. Rock Palermo (’92 ), 02/02/2021

Carey Messina (’78), 02/10/2021

Margaret "Peggy" LeBlanc ('76), 03/01/2021

Richard Randall Ray ('02), 03/02/2021

Frank Hamilton Simonton, Jr. ('67), 3/08/2021

William Luther Wilson ('68), 03/29/2021