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Jones Walker LLP

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Jones Walker LLP is among the 120 largest law firms in the United States serving local, regional, national, and international business interests in a wide range of markets and industries. The firm provides a comprehensive range of legal services to major multinational, public, and private corporations, Fortune® 500 companies, money center banks, worldwide insurers, and emerging companies doing business in the United States and abroad.

Since its inception in 1937, Jones Walker LLP has grown over the past several decades in size and scope. With offices across the nation, it has close ties to many types of businesses and industries, and its attorneys are heralded for their experience in several practice areas. The firm focuses on building lasting relationships with clients and gaining a thorough understanding of clients’ businesses and industries.

Main areas of practice: Construction: represents international and domestic owners, contractors, architects, and builders in the design and construction of hotels, resorts, hospitals, high-rise office towers, power plants, clean energy facilities, refineries, pipelines, transportation-related manufacturing, and universities, as well as environmental remediation and closure projects.

Tax: counsels clients with respect to tax law implications in matters involving mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and reorganization, health and life insurance law, international business law, estate planning, charitable giving, nonprofit organization law, and trust and estate administration.

Real estate: advises clients on matters ranging from simple acquisitions and sale transactions to structuring all aspects of large-scale developments and financings.

Banking and financial services: offers comprehensive legal and regulatory compliance counsel to financial institutions, their owners, and executives.

Maritime: represents clients engaged in domestic and international shipping and offshore drilling, transport, production activities, and onshore and port-related activities.

Gaming: represents all participants in the industry, including casinos, tribes, product manufacturers and suppliers, pari-mutuels, lottery vendors, sweepstakes and charities. The firm also represents other parties — such as investors, lenders and vendors — that have gaming-related interests.

Bankruptcy: advises clients from numerous industries in complex and traditional bankruptcies and reorganizations, and includes three members of the American College of Bankruptcy.

Labor and employment: offers clients one of the largest, most diverse, and experienced labor and employment law practices in the region counseling an array of companies in a wide range of industries, both locally and throughout the United States.

Healthcare: offers a broad range of legal services to healthcare industry clients, including transactional matters, litigation, investigations, and regulatory compliance.

Energy: advises clients on the full range of energy and natural resources matters involving oil and gas (upstream, midstream, and downstream, as well as onshore and offshore), power generation, alternative energy, mining and water.

  • Managing Partner

  • William H Hines

  • Number of Partners: 228
  • Number of Other Fee-Earners: 123

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