Fishman Haygood lawyers Alysson Mills and Kristen Amond, along with the law firm Kaplan & Company, LLP,
Lance McCardle, a partner at Fishman Haygood who has been representing investors in claims against their brokers and financial advisors for 12 years, is featured in the article, “What to Do When Your Advisor Messes Up.” Read the article here.
A Fishman Haygood team led by partner Brent Barriere has successfully argued the Mississippi Tort Claims Act does not prevent a liquidation trustee, standing in the shoes of a public hospital, from pursuing claims against the public hospital’s directors and officers. The firm represents the liquidation trustee for the Natchez Regional Medical Center in a […]
Fishman Haygood lawyer E. Blair Schilling has been elected President of the Association for Women Attorneys. The Association for Women Attorneys is a non-profit organization whose membership consists of every sector of the legal community—public and private practitioners in civil and criminal law, judges, professors, corporate counsel, law clerks, and law students—who regularly gather to […]
On behalf of property owners, Fishman Haygood’s Sharonda Williams has successfully concluded a year-long proceeding
Fishman Haygood lawyers Alysson Mills and Kristen Amond have filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Fifth Circuit appeal of Alvarez v. City of Brownsville on behalf of the Innocence Project, Inc., the Innocence Project of Texas, the Innocence Project New Orleans, and the University of Mississippi School of Law George C. Cochran Innocence Project.
Stirling Properties, L.L.C., in a joint venture with Ochsner Clinic Foundation, has acquired a $59.7M rehabilitation hospital with the assistance of Fishman Haygood lawyers Steven Serio and Tyler Marquette.
Fishman Haygood partner Scott Willis has been elected to the Supervisory Council of the American Bar Association
Fishman Haygood’s Sharonda Williams has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Orleans Parish School Board
Fishman Haygood announces the addition of four new attorneys to the firm.
Fishman Haygood managing partner Jim Swanson has joined the Baylor College of Medicine President’s Circle.
Fishman Haygood’s Sharonda Williams has been appointed to the Loyola University New Orleans Board of Trustees.
Fishman Haygood lawyers Alysson Mills and Kristen Amond, along with the law firm Kaplan & Company, LLP, have filed a petition for writ of certiorari in the case Campaign for Southern Equality v. Bryant that asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review the constitutionality of Mississippi House Bill 1523. Mississippi enacted HB1523 in response to […]
Fishman Haygood partner Megan Riess and associate Chris Wootten represented a final bidder in the sale of all new markets tax credit assets of First NBC Bank, which is currently under the control of the FDIC. First NBC Bank was placed into receivership earlier this year. The FDIC has been administering the sale and transfer […]
Fishman Haygood partner Jason Burge and associate Kaki Johnson are leading a team that seeks relief for a nationwide class of private student loan borrowers who discharged their debts via bankruptcy, yet were hounded by debt collectors. The lawsuit alleges that Navient was aware that certain non-qualified education loans were dischargeable in bankruptcy, yet Navient […]
Black Bay Energy Capital, LLC has completed a recapitalization of, and growth equity investment in, SCS Technologies, LLC with the assistance of Fishman Haygood lawyers John Werner and Chip Saulsbury.
Fishman Haygood partner Maureen Gershanik has been appointed to the Corporate Laws Committee
Fishman Haygood partner Lori Mince has been named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation
Fishman Haygood managing partner Jim Swanson has been appointed to the Xavier University of Louisiana Board of Trustees.
Provident Resources Group (PRG), in conjunction with Balfour Beatty
Black Bay Energy Capital, LLC has completed a majority recapitalization of, and growth equity investment in, ADS Services with the assistance of Fishman Haygood lawyers John Werner and Chip Saulsbury.
Fishman Haygood represents Provident Resources Group in development of $350M Atlanta medical facilityJuly 13, 2017
Plans for the Emory Proton Therapy Cancer Center in Atlanta are moving forward
Stirling Medical Lacombe, L.L.C., an affiliate of Stirling Properties, L.L.C., has acquired the former Louisiana Heart Hospital in Lacombe, Louisiana, with the assistance of Fishman Haygood lawyers Steven Serio, Skylar Rosenbloom, and Tyler Marquette.
Fishman Haygood and 14 of its attorneys were recently recognized by Chambers USA
Sharonda Williams is representing the Vieux Carré Commission Foundation
A Fishman Haygood team led by partner Brent Barriere has prevailed
Fishman Haygood partner Steven C. Serio has been elected to ACREL, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
Fishman Haygood has appealed a trial court order dismissing claims by four Minnesota mothers that the state’s teacher tenure, dismissal, and “last-in-first-out” layoff laws violate their children’s fundamental right to an adequate education. The plaintiffs’ complaint asserts that despite universal recognition that effective teaching is the most important in-school factor to student advancement, Minnesota law […]
Fishman Haygood associate Rebecca Sha has been selected for Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans’s Class of 2017. The competitive, six-month program places its diverse members into different committees, focused on the arts, housing, education, and healthcare, for the purposes of deciding how to distribute funds to non-profits for maximum impact in the Greater New Orleans […]
A team of lawyers led by Fishman Haygood partner Jason Burge and associate Kaki Johnson recently obtained preliminary relief for a class of student loan borrowers whose debts were discharged through bankruptcy.
Sharonda Williams was among a select group of women lawyers honored during the ABA’s Business Law Section’s spring meeting in New Orleans on April 6, 2017.
Fishman Haygood partner Alysson Mills spoke on the topic of fake news and the First Amendment at the Association for Women Attorneys’ March 16, 2017 luncheon.
Sharonda Williams was among a group of elected officials and pay equity advocates to join Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Sharonda Williams recently advised a food-and-beverage concession group led by developer HMSHost on its successful bid
Fishman Haygood partner Scott Willis has been elected to the Board of Governors of ACREL, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
Fishman Haygood announces the addition of two new attorneys to the firm. Kaki J. Johnson joins the Litigation Section in the New Orleans office as an associate. Kaki is a 2015 magna cum laude graduate of Loyola University College of Law, where she was a William L. Crowe scholar and an editor of the Loyola […]
Fishman Haygood partner Charles Landry, in conjunction with the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report’s Louisiana Business Symposium
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has denied a request by two New Orleans charter schools to stall the Orleans Parish School Board’s implementation of a funding formula
Louis Fishman participated in a panel discussion on ethics for transaction lawyers, at a half-day seminar hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association’s
Fishman Haygood partner Louis Y. Fishman recently published an article in the July 2016 edition of Seasoning, a publication of the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Stirling Medical Lacombe, L.L.C., an affiliate of Stirling Properties, L.L.C., has undertaken the ground-up new construction of an approximately 20,000-square-foot Emergency Department & Imaging Clinic for Ochsner Clinic Foundation. The development, in LaPlace, Louisiana, will give Louisiana’s largest healthcare provider a stronger foothold in St. John the Baptist Parish. Fishman Haygood lawyers Steven Serio and […]
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, with the unanimous approval of the New Orleans City Council, has appointed Sharonda Williams
Fishman Haygood associate Rebecca Sha has been selected for the Louisiana State Bar Association’s 2016 Leadership LSBA Class.
A state court has dismissed the defamation lawsuit filed by a Catholic priest against Baton Rouge television station WBRZ-TV.
Fishman Haygood attorney Sharonda Williams joins Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Board of DirectorsJuly 1, 2016
Sharonda Williams has joined the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing all Louisianans access to and an appreciation of Louisiana’s rich historical, literary, and cultural heritage.
Fishman Haygood partner Alysson Mills has been named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Fishman Haygood and 14 of its attorneys were recently recognized by Chambers USA in the Louisiana section of its 2016 Chambers U.S.A.: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide.
Fishman Haygood lawyer Steven Serio has been selected State Chair for Louisiana for ICSC, the International Council of Shopping Centers. ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Founded in 1957, it has more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries. Read about ICSC here. Serio is a partner in the firm’s […]
Fishman Haygood partners Lori Mince and Megan Riess recently presented at the 2016 Spring Symposia of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law.
Fishman Haygood serves as lead counsel in constitutional challenge to teacher tenure and dismissal lawsMay 5, 2016
On April 13, 2016, Fishman Haygood attorneys filed a lawsuit on behalf of four Minnesota mothers alleging that the state’s teacher tenure, dismissal,
Fishman Haygood partner Jim Swanson recently spoke at the Practicing Law Institute’s annual securities litigation program in New York.
Fishman Haygood associate Blair Schilling recently published an article in the May 2016 edition of Louisiana Advocates, a monthly member publication of the Louisiana Association for Justice.
On February 4, 2016, an Arbitration Panel awarded Fishman Haygood clients, Herbert and Margie Doucet, a $307,000 award in a case against VSR Financial Services.
Fishman Haygood, L.L.P. recently named Alysson Mills and Benjamin Reichard as new partners in the firm’s Litigation Section.
Former City of New Orleans City Attorney Sharonda Williams has joined Fishman Haygood, LLP as Special Counsel following a distinguished career in public service
Fishman Haygood Partner Brent Barriere has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.
Fishman Haygood announces the addition of two talented attorneys to the firm.
Fishman Haygood Partner Jason Burge and Associate Lara K. Richards recently published an article in the PIABA Bar Journal discussing the applicability of statutes of limitation in arbitral forms.
Fishman Haygood attorneys Lori Mince and Alysson Mills have stepped behind the podium for another year as adjunct professors at Tulane University.
Fishman Haygood Partner Scott Willis was selected as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate Law in New Orleans by Best Lawyers in America.®
Fishman Haygood’s real estate development group recently closed several multi-million deals, ranging from the CMBS refinancing of a mall in Hammond, Louisiana,to the purchase and financing of an apartment complex in Baton Rouge.
Fishman Haygood recently prevailed in two arbitrations on behalf of two former executives who sought to enforce the severance provisions of their respective employment agreements with a large multinational conglomerate engineering, procurement and construction company.
Fishman Haygood Partner Jason Burge and Associate Lara K. Richards recently published an article in the PIABA Bar Journaldiscussing the applicability of statutes of limitation in arbitral forms.
Fishman Haygood has a new office location in downtown Baton Rouge.
Fishman Haygood authored an amicus brief on behalf of 63 law professors from across the nation that was filed in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on July 22, 2015.
A circuit court judge in Broward County, Florida, awarded Pier Seventeen Marina and Yacht Club, L.L.C., a judgment of $7.3 million in a
The St. Bernard Project, Inc. is moving forward on a $7 million commercial development project on Toulouse Street in the Broad Street corridor.
Clint Smith has joined Fishman Haygood as an associate in the Business Section.
Fishman Haygood recently defeated dozens of oil and gas companies who attempted to drag four state-filed cases into federal court.
We are deeply saddened by the death of our co-founding partner and friend Paul Haygood this weekend.
Fishman Haygood and 13 of its attorneys were recently recognized by Chambers USA in the Louisiana section of its 2015 Chambers U.S.A.: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by thousands of New Orleans public school workers who were terminated
Fishman Haygood Partner Lori Mince moderated a recent panel at the 2015 ABA Real Property, Trusts & Estate Spring Symposium held April 31-May 1 in Washington, D.C.
Fishman Haygood prevailed today in federal district court in a First Amendment case on behalf of the New York Times.
A residential substance abuse treatment center can now open in St. Landry Parish.
Fishman Haygood was one of the sponsors for “Drafts for Crafts,” a benefit to raise funds a restoration project at the National World War II Museum. Funds raised at the event go toward the restoration of a Higgins PT-305 boat. One of the silent auction items at the event was the “Distiller for a Day” […]
The Shaw Center for the Arts recently recognized Fishman Haygood’s Charles Landry for his significant contribution in
Fishman Haygood is opening an office in Baton Rouge led by renowned real estate development attorney Charles Landry.
A new 58-acre multi-purpose retail shopping center is coming to Lafayette, Louisiana.
Fishman Haygood attorneys Brent Barriere and Scott Willis have been named by Louisiana Super Lawyers® to the Top 50
Fishman Haygood Partner Brent Barriere and Associate Skylar Rosenbloom were featured speakers at a recent seminar hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association.
The Louisiana Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by thousands of New Orleans public school workers who were terminated after Hurricane Katrina.
Megan Riess is a partner in our Business Section and her primary areas of practice are commercial finance, real estate finance, public finance, corporate finance, and corporate transactions
Rouses Enterprises, LLC reached a confidential settlement with its former grocery supplier following several days of testimony in state court in Thibodaux, LA.
Fishman Haygood welcomes two new associates to the firm.
Fishman Haygood welcomes two new associates to the firm.
Fishman Haygood Partner Steven Serio and Associate Chip Saulsbury were featured speakers at a recent National Business Institute event titled
Fishman Haygood Partner Steven Serio testified before Sen. David Vitter and Congressman Bill Cassidy at an Environment & Public Works Committee Republic Field Briefing on August 15, 2014 in New Orleans. Steven, who is the Louisiana Government Relations Chair for the International Council of Shopping Centers, was one of three panelists who testified about the […]
Fishman Haygood attorneys Brent B. Barriere, Louis Y. Fishman, Paul M. Haygood, Lori G. Mince, James R. Swanson, Robert M. Walmsley, Jr., John D. Werner, and
New Orleans celebrated the opening of the Mid-City Market shopping center on North Carrollton Avenue, a $40 million development project that is helping revitalize the neighborhood.
Fishman Haygood proudly announces that Jason Burge and Megan Riess have been elected partners at the firm.
Fishman Haygood has been named by Chambers USA as Band 1 among Corporate/M&A firms in Louisiana, and attorneys Louis Fishman, James Swanson, and
Tim Mehok has joined Fishman Haygood as Counsel to the Firm in the Litigation Section.
The Fremaux Town Center has opened with fanfare in Slidell, Louisiana.
Fishman Haygood represented a group of investors in their acquisition of the real estate, golf course and country club at English Turn in New Orleans.
A FINRA Arbitration panel recently awarded victims of investment fraud almost $1.6 million.
Fishman Haygood Partner Jason Burge and Associate Lara Richards recently published an article in the Gonzaga Law Review titled “Analyzing the Applicability of Statutes of Limitations in Arbitration.”
Fishman Haygood has successfully secured a final settlement with insurers for the Orleans Parish School Board relating to damage the School Board’s facilities suffered in
Fishman Haygood announces the addition of two associates in the firm’s Litigation Section: E. Blair Schilling and Rebecca Sha.
Fishman Haygood client Carilion Clinic may arbitrate its dispute with two investment banks that underwrote its bonds, according to a recent ruling by the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.