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Liskow & Lewis

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its longstanding representation of major energy clients in high-value civil litigation. Also noted for its strength in areas such as construction, admiralty and environmental disputes. Acts for an impressive roster of national companies. Strong bench of litigators whose trial experience is complemented by additional experience in regulatory investigations. Notable work in class actions, multidistrict and multiparty litigation proceedings.

Strengths

"The firm has excellent trial lawyers who are very knowledgeable in terms of Louisiana procedure."

"Its lawyers are very knowledgeable, prompt and fast and responsive to clients and the courts."

Work highlights

Liskow & Lewis represented Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in securing the reversal of a $200 million state antitrust judgment.

Notable practitioners

Alec Andrade is an associate in the team who handles a range of contractual dispute matters and breaches of fiduciary duty cases.
"Alec is extremely responsive and diligent."

George Denegre handles a range of securities disputes, with a particular focus on defending brokers.
"George is very responsive and is a pleasure to work with." "George is an excellent lawyer. He is very knowledgeable and thoughtful as a securities lawyer." "George is smart, savvy and knowledgeable in the litigation field."

James Brown handles an array of commercial disputes for banks, insurance companies and charter schools, among other clients.
"James is an absolutely terrific, smart and well-prepared lawyer." "James Brown is smart, responsive and knows the local landscape very well. He is my go-to lawyer in New Orleans." "James Brown is a strong and knowledgeable attorney."

Shannon Skelton Holtzman is an experienced construction dispute and business litigator. She is skilled in representing owners in construction-related disputes, among other matters.
"Shannon is an extremely prepared and effective litigator." "Shannon is very intelligent, communicative, knowledgeable and professional to a T." "Shannon is an excellent commercial litigator and appellate lawyer. She handles exceedingly complex issues."

Tyler Trew is an up-and-coming practitioner who advises on a range of disputes, including energy-related cases.
"He is extremely prompt in responding."

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Overview

Liskow & Lewis litigators enjoy a distinguished reputation more than 80-years in the making. Long recognized for excellence in complex business and commercial litigation, Liskow & Lewis successfully litigates significant cases throughout the region and the country. 

While much of our work is preventive and designed to avoid costly trials, we aggressively litigate an entire range of business matters involving class actions, multidistrict proceedings and other multi-party litigation.

Litigation

Liskow & Lewis

firm
Location

701 Poydras Street

Suite 5000

New Orleans

Louisiana

USA

LA 70139

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Louisiana

Litigation: General Commercial


Alec N Andrade
Associates to watch
James Brown
Band 1
Shannon Skelton Holtzman
Band 3
Tyler Trew
Up and Coming

Litigation: Securities


George Denegre, Jr
Band 2