In the past 35 years, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.  Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

A total of 22 Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett lawyers representing 24 diverse practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 edition.  New Orleans lawyer Donna Phillips Currault has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for her work in Employment Law.  New Orleans lawyer Tim Eagan has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in Energy Law.  Best Lawyers limits the honor of “Lawyer of the Year” to one attorney in each practice area for a particular city.

The named honorees include:

 
Admiralty and Maritime Law
Philip Brooks, Jr. – New Orleans, LA
Gordon Grant, Jr. – New Orleans, LA

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights
Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Gerald Schiff – Lafayette, LA

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Tim Eagan – New Orleans, LA
Daniel Lund – New Orleans, LA

Commercial Litigation
Steve Copley – New Orleans, LA
Donna Phillips Currault – New Orleans, LA
Tim Eagan – New Orleans, LA
Greg Grimsal – New Orleans, LA
Martin Landrieu – New Orleans, LA
Daniel Lund – New Orleans, LA
Howard Sinor – New Orleans, LA

Construction Law
Michael Botnick – New Orleans, LA
Howard Sinor – New Orleans, LA

Employment Law – Individuals
Donna Phillips Currault – New Orleans, LA – Also named Lawyer of the Year in New Orleans

Employment Law – Management
Donna Phillips Currault – New Orleans, LA – Also named Lawyer of the Year in New Orleans

Energy Law
Bob Duplantis – Lafayette, LA
Tim Eagan – New Orleans, LA
Peck Hayne – New Orleans, LA
Sam Masur – Lafayette, LA
Cynthia Nicholson – New Orleans, LA

Environmental Law
Terry Knister – New Orleans, LA

Labor Law – Management
Donna Phillips Currault – New Orleans, LA

Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Daniel Lund – New Orleans, LA

Litigation – Banking & Finance
Greg Grimsal – New Orleans, LA

Litigation – Construction
Howard Sinor – New Orleans, LA

Litigation – Environmental
Howard Sinor – New Orleans, LA

Litigation – Labor & Employment
Donna Phillips Currault – New Orleans, LA

Litigation – Real Estate
Greg Grimsal – New Orleans, LA

Mining Law
John Y. Pearce – New Orleans, LA

Natural Resource Law
John Y. Pearce – New Orleans, LA

Oil & Gas Law
Bob Duplantis – Lafayette, LA
Greg Duplantis – Lafayette, LA
Peck Hayne – New Orleans, LA
Sam Masur – Lafayette, LA
Cynthia Nicholson – New Orleans, LA
Scott O’Connor – New Orleans, LA
John Y. Pearce – New Orleans, LA
Paul Simon – Lafayette, LA

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Tim Eagan – New Orleans, LA
Daniel Lund – New Orleans, LA

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Steve Copley – New Orleans, LA

Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Marion Welborn Weinstock – New Orleans, LA

Tax Law
Caroline Lafourcade – New Orleans, LA

About Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett

Gordon, Arata, Montgomery, Barnett, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan, LLC has attorneys in offices in New Orleans, Lafayette, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Houston, Texas.  Whether in litigation or transactions or dealing with regulators, the Firm’s lawyers serve clients locally, regionally, and nationally and provide services across a wide range of industries aligned with the Firm’s offices along the Gulf Coast.  The Firm is committed to achieving the best possible results and to fostering relationships with clients. For contact information, please visit our webpage at www.gamb.law.