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.

The Firm Brings Securities Issue of First Impression Before U.S. Fifth Circuit

As part of the firm’s robust securities litigation practice, Jason Burge will argue an issue of first impression before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Our clients include the Firefighters Retirement System and the Municipal Employees Retirement System of Louisiana. …

Alysson Mills Appointed Receiver to Seek Recovery for Ponzi Scheme Victims

Alysson Mills has been appointed Receiver of the estates of Arthur Lamar Adams and Madison Timber Properties, LLC.  Along with firm partner, Brent Barrier, who is her primary counsel, Mills is entrusted to seek recovery of money and assets for hundreds of defrauded investors.…

Chambers USA recognizes 14 Fishman Haygood Attorneys

Fishman Haygood and 14 of its attorneys were recently recognized by Chambers USA in the Louisiana section of its 2018 Chambers U.S.A.: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide.

The firm’s General Commercial Litigation and Corporate/M&A practices received top honors and were ranked Band 1. …

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