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Thirty-Four Lawyers Named 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers or Rising Stars; Three Listed in Top Ten

A total of 34 Stone Pigman lawyers have been named 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers or Louisiana Rising Stars.  Wayne Lee, Susan Talley and Phil Wittmann made the Top 10 Lawyers in Louisiana list.  Susan Talley, Laura Walker Plunkett and Carmelite Bertaut made the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Louisiana list, and Barry Ashe, Wayne Lee, Brett Mason, Susan Talley and Phil Wittmann made the Top 50 Lawyers in Louisiana list.  The Top 50 Lawyers in New Orleans list includes Barry Ashe, Wayne Lee, Susan Talley, Laura Walker Plunkett and Phil Wittmann.

The 24 lawyers selected as Louisiana Super Lawyers are:  Hirschel Abbott, Barry Ashe, Carmelite Bertaut, Stephen Bullock, Joseph Caverly, John Colbert, Mary Dumestre, Michael Fontham, Samantha Griffin, James Gulotta, John Landis, Wayne Lee, Paul Masinter, Brett Mason, Michael McKay, Larry Orlansky, Laura Walker Plunkett, Michael Schneider, Susan Talley, Peter Thomson, William Treeby, Scott Whittaker, Rachel Wisdom and Phil Wittmann. 

The 10 lawyers selected as Louisiana Rising Stars are:  Matt Almon, Will Bishop, Maggie Broussard, James Dunne, Abby Farris, Erin Kriksciun, Justin Lemaire, Brooke Tigchelaar, Dan Walter and Nick Wehlen.

Louisiana Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive these honors.  The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

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