Ten Taylor Porter Attorneys Ranked Among 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

December 27, 2018

Taylor Porter had 10 attorneys named to the 2019 lists of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. ​The Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of attorneys in each state, while the Rising Stars list recognizes the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.

The five Taylor Porter attorneys receiving 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers honors include:

  • Bob Barton - Business Litigation, General Litigation, Entertainment & Sports, Business/Corporate, Civil Litigation
  • Vicki Crochet - Employment & Labor, Schools & Education
  • Mary Hester - Estate Planning & Probate, Nonprofit Organizations
  • Skip Philips - General Litigation, Business Litigation, Insurance Coverage
  • Michael Walsh - Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, General Litigation

The five Taylor Porter attorneys named 2019 Louisiana Rising Stars include:

  • Tom Easterly - Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Insurance Coverage
  • Ryan French - Business Litigation
  • Lauren Rivera Hadden - Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation, General Litigation, Construction Litigation
  • Erin Sayes Kenny - General Litigation, Insurance Coverage
  • Adam Thames - Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice, Class Action/Mass Torts, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury - General, Personal Injury - Products

Vicki Crochet, Taylor Porter Partner, Executive Committee Vice-Chair and Labor and Employment Practice Leader, was ranked among the Top 25 Louisiana Super Lawyers' Women Attorneys. Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Louisiana via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. The Louisiana lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Louisiana Super Lawyers’ Top Lists.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. The selection process includes peer nominations, review by a blue-ribbon panel and independent research. Candidates are evaluated based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement including verdicts, settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications, positions within law firm, bar and other professional activity, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, education and employment background and other outstanding achievements.

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