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Fishman Haygood provides innovative solutions in both Business and Litigation. Our partners and associates are experienced in a variety of areas of law, and are recognized leaders in their fields.

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Fishman Haygood Partners Named Benchmark Litigation Stars

Benchmark named Jim Swanson, Brent Barriere, and Lori Mince “Louisiana State Litigation Stars”.  Jim Swanson was named in Securities, General Commercial, Insurance, Bankruptcy, and Products Liabilities; more practice areas than any other Louisiana lawyer.  A client noted to Benchmark that Jim Swanson’s “integrity, commitment, and effectiveness are unlike anything I have experienced by any attorney over 30 years.”…

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Can an out-of-state defendant be compelled to testify at trial?

The Louisiana Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit says “yes.”  This differs from the rule in federal court.  Fishman Haygood attorney, Blair Schilling, published an article in Louisiana Advocates that suggests trial lawyers should consider the differing subpoena powers of the state and federal courts when developing a trial strategy for  cases involving out-of-state defendants.  Read the full article here.

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