Chambers USA Recognizes Firm, Attorneys in Annual Rankings
October 1, 2021
Chambers USA recently released its annual rankings of law firms and lawyers, and Fishman Haygood was again recognized as being the best of the best in Louisiana.
The firm is ranked Band 1 in six practice areas: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Litigation: General Commercial, Litigation: Mainly Plaintiffs, Litigation: Securities, and Real Estate.
Seven Fishman Haygood attorneys were ranked Band 1:
- William H. Patrick III: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
- Scott D. Chenevert: Corporate/M&A
- Brent B. Barriere: Litigation: General Commercial
- James R. Swanson: Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: Securities
- Lori G. Mince: Litigation: General Commercial
- Charles Landry: Real Estate
- Sterling Scott Willis: Real Estate
In addition, the following Fishman Haygood Partners were also recognized in their respective fields this year: John D. Werner (Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A), Sterling Scott Willis (Banking & Finance), Tristan E. Manthey (Bankruptcy/Restructuring), Maureen Gershanik (Corporate/M&A), Blair Schilling (Environmental Litigation), James R. Swanson (Environmental Litigation), Kerry Miller (Litigation: General Commercial), Lance McCardle (Litigation: Securities), Louis Quinn (Public Finance and Real Estate), and Steven Serio (Real Estate).
Other Fishman Haygood practices groups that were ranked in 2021 include Banking & Finance (Band 2) and Environmental Litigation (Band 3). This was the first year that Fishman Haygood’s Environmental Litigation team was recognized by Chambers USA, and the first time that James R. Swanson and Blair Schilling were ranked in this practice group.
Two Fishman Haygood attorneys were named “Up and Coming” — Cherie Nobles in Bankruptcy/Restructuring and Albert “Chip” Saulsbury IV in Corporate/M&A. Tyler Marquette was recognized as an “Associate to Watch” in Real Estate.
Louis Fishman – founding member of the firm – was recognized as “Senior Statespeople” in Corporate/M&A.
Read more about the annual rankings here.