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27 Baker Donelson Attorneys Named to 2024 Louisiana Super Lawyers List

Twenty-seven attorneys with Baker Donelson have been named to the 2024 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers.

The nineteen attorneys named to the 2024 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)
  • 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)
  • Kent A. Lambert (Business Litigation)
  • Jon F. "Chip" Leyens Jr. (Real Estate)
  • Alexander M. McIntyre Jr. (Antitrust Litigation)
  • Mark W. Mercante (Construction Litigation)
  • Laura Walker Plunkett (Estate & Probate)
  • 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 Laura Walker Plunkett
  • Top 50 attorneys in New Orleans: Steven F. Griffith Jr., Jan M. Hayden, Jon F. "Chip" Leyens Jr., and Laura Walker Plunkett
  • Top 25 female attorneys in Louisiana: Nancy Scott Degan, Jan M. Hayden, and Laura Walker Plunkett

The publication also honored eight Baker Donelson attorneys in its 2024 list of "Rising Stars":

  • Lauren Brink Adams (Business Litigation)
  • Laura E. Carlisle (Business Litigation)
  • Jean-Luc M. Delpy (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Kristen Lewis Hayes (Construction Litigation)
  • Emily Olivier Kesler (Employment & Labor)
  • Elizabeth Liner (Employment Litigation: Defense)
  • Alexandra "Alex" Bruce Rychlak (Business Litigation)
  • 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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