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22 Baker Donelson Attorneys Named to 2023 Louisiana Super Lawyers List

Twenty-two attorneys with Baker Donelson have been named to the 2023 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers.

The Firm's attorneys who were named to the list are:

  • Jennifer L. Anderson (Employment & Labor)
  • Edward H. "Hank" Arnold III (Transportation/Maritime)
  • Brian M. Ballay (Business Litigation)
  • Alton E. "Biff" Bayard III (Estate & Probate)
  • Phyllis G. Cancienne (Employment & Labor)
  • Roy C. Cheatwood (Business Litigation)
  • Christopher O. Davis (Transportation/Maritime)
  • Nancy Scott Degan (Business Litigation)
  • Mark W. Frilot (Construction Litigation)
  • Steven F. Griffith Jr. (Business Litigation)
  • Christopher M. Hannan (Transportation/Maritime)
  • Jan M. Hayden (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • Kenneth M. Klemm (Energy & Resources)
  • Amelia "Mimi" Williams Koch (Employment & Labor)
  • Kent A. Lambert (Business Litigation)
  • Jon F. "Chip" Leyens Jr. (Real Estate)
  • Alexander M. McIntyre Jr. (Antitrust Litigation)
  • Patricia B. McMurray (Real Estate)
  • Mark W. Mercante (Construction Litigation)
  • Christine M. White (Employment Litigation: Defense)
  • Matthew A. Woolf (Business Litigation)
  • Adam Zuckerman (Energy & Resources)

Several of the Firm's attorneys received special recognition in Louisiana Super Lawyers:

  • Top 50 attorneys in Louisiana: Steven F. Griffith Jr., Jan M. Hayden, and Jon F. "Chip" Leyens Jr.
  • Top 10 attorneys in Louisiana: Jan M. Hayden
  • Top 50 attorneys in New Orleans: Steven F. Griffith Jr., Jan M. Hayden, and Jon F. "Chip" Leyens Jr.
  • Top 25 female attorneys in Louisiana: Nancy Scott Degan and Jan M. Hayden

The publication also honored eight Baker Donelson attorneys in its 2023 list of "Rising Stars":

  • Laura E. Carlisle (Business Litigation)
  • Katie L. Dysart (Banking)
  • Kristen Lewis Hayes (Construction Litigation)
  • Benjamin West Janke (Business Litigation)
  • Elizabeth Liner (Employment Litigation: Defense)
  • Margaret Mentz Thompson (Business/Corporate)
  • Tessa P. Vorhaben (Insurance Coverage)
  • Patrick H. Willis (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

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