Chairman: Kyle Schonekas
Number of partners: 7 Number of lawyers: 12
Schonekas, Evans, McGoey & McEachin, L.L.C. is a commercial litigation boutique firm. In 1999, Kyle Schonekas, Joelle Evans, and Patrick McGoey left one of Louisiana’s top law firms and founded the firm with one goal in mind: to provide high quality litigation services in a small firm atmosphere. For over a decade, the firm has provided clients with the sophistication of a large firm and the personal attention to detail of a small firm.
Each of the firm's lawyers has a history of superior academic performance and diverse litigation experience. Its lawyers are law professors, former judicial clerks, and former Assistant United States Attorneys. The firm has litigated a wide variety of complex civil and criminal cases in courts throughout Louisiana. Its partners provide hands-on attention to each case, and the firm's practice is intensely client oriented.
The firm is known for aggressively protecting and pursuing clients’ legal rights. It has handled many sensitive and high-profile cases. The firm's clients include Fortune 500 companies, local businesses, and individuals. It is committed to approaching each case with intellectual rigor and creative thinking in order to achieve the best possible results for clients.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Commercial Business Litigation
Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense
Health Care Litigation
Construction Law & Litigation
Copyright & Trademark Law & Litigation
Employment Law & Litigation
Bernhard Capital Partners
George Rodrigue Family Trust
Trafigura Trading, LLC
New Orleans-Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots Association
The Sunshine Kids Foundation
Montco Oilfield Contractors
BEUSA Energy, Inc.
Celebration Distillation Corporation
David Harouni Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.
River Birch, Inc.
Ryan Gootee General Contractors, L.L.C.
Shadow Lake Management Company, Inc.
Taylor Energy Company
Trapp Cadillac Chevrolet, Inc.
Uptown Recycling, Inc.