Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. Announces New Members
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Jason M. Bilbe and Laura Walker Plunkett have become members of the firm, effective January 1, 2006.
Mr. Bilbe joined Stone Pigman in 1999 and concentrates his practice in intellectual property law and commercial litigation. He is a member of the International Trademark Association and the Young Leadership Council. Mr. Bilbe received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1997, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was a member of the Virginia Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1993. Mr. Bilbe is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and Massachusetts.
Ms. Plunkett joined Stone Pigman in 2002 and is a Board Certified Tax Law Specialist. She is the author of "Gifts of Appreciated Property and the Assignment of Income Doctrine," which appeared in the March/April 2000 edition of Journal of Taxation of Exempt Organizations. Ms. Plunkett chairs the New Orleans Area Technical Meetings for the Tax Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association. She serves on the National Association of Estate Planning Council's 2006 Conference Committee. She is the Treasurer of Symphony Volunteers, Inc. Ms. Plunkett is a member of the New Orleans Estate Planning Council, the New Orleans Bar Association Tax Committee, the Greater New Orleans Foundation Honor Roll of Advisors and the Tulane Estate Planning Institute Advisory Board. She earned an advanced legal degree in Taxation from the New York University School of Law in 1999. In 1997, she graduated with distinction from the Emory University School of Law. Ms. Plunkett received her undergraduate degree from Emory University in 1993, where she double-majored in Philosophy and Political Science. She is admitted to practice law in Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama and Virginia.
Founded in 1929, Stone Pigman has earned its reputation representing national, regional and local businesses in a full range of litigation and business matters, including corporate, securities, real estate, intellectual property, health care, tax and estate planning.