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2010 Speaking Engagements and Other News

Glas Defends Police Officer in Manslaughter Case

Winnfield Police Officer Scott Nugent's criminal trial for the charge of manslaughter lasted three weeks, but Nugent only had to wait three hours for the jury to return a verdict of "not guilty." (11/3/10) read more

Seemann Named N.O. Best Lawyers Construction Lawyer of the Year

Best Lawyers, a peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Charles F. Seemann, Jr. as the "New Orleans Best Lawyers Construction Lawyer of the Year" for 2011. (11/3/10) read more

Twelve DK&S Attorneys Named to "The Best Lawyers in America" 2011 List

Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles congratulates its 12 partners who have been named to The Best Lawyers in America list for 2011.(11/3/10) read more

Murphy and Gilbert Obtain Defense Win

Howard Murphy and Ashley Gilbert defended against claims brought by the worker of a tenant, who fell and sustained a severe fracture of the left hip and other injuries when traversing an entranceway that connected a multi-level parking garage to the building's lobby. (10/22/10) read more

David Geerken Joins New Orleans Office

Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles welcomes new attorney David Geerken. (10/22/10)

Burnthorn and Swabacker Obtain Summary Judgment

Judy Burnthorn and Melissa Swabacker represented an insurance adjuster in a professional liability case when both the adjuster's insurer and he personally were sued for negligent misrepresentation, unfair trade practices and intentional interference with business relations and a contract. (10/8/10) read more

Cass and Hale Obtain Jones Act Victory

Bert Cass and Paul Hale obtained a defense judgment in a Jones Act case in which their client was sued for damages due to a severe hand injury requiring seven surgeries.  (10/7/10) read more

Lorio Speaks on Professionalism

Philip D. Lorio III, a partner in the firm's New Orleans office, will be a panelist along with several judges at the Louisiana State Bar Association's "Trials: Not a Halloween Surprise" CLE on Friday, October 29, in New Orleans (10/6/10) read more

DK&S Teaches Its Disaster Recovery Plan to I.T. Executives

Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles will be speaking to top information technology executives about the firm’s award-winning business continuity/disaster recovery program at “Storage Networking World,” the world’s largest storage, data center and I.T. infrastructure conference. (10/6/10) read more

DK&S Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report, in conjunction with Best Lawyers, has released their inaugural Best Law Firm Rankings.  In the New Orleans Metropolitan Area, Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles is recognized as a Tier 1 law firm in the practice areas of Construction Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants.  The firm is recognized as a Tier 2 law firm in Admiralty & Maritime Law, Environmental Law, and General Commercial Litigation. (9/23/10) read more

Le Clercq and Glas Speak on Professionalism

Frederic Theodore "Ted" Le Clercq and John "Jerry" Glas, two partners in the Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles' New Orleans office, will be speaking on professionalism at a CLE being held by Loyola University and the Louisiana Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. (9/22/10) read more

Fay Elected Port Board Chairman

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans elected John Fay, a partner practicing in DK&S' Marine & Energy Department, its chairman. (9/15/10) read more

Le Clercq Leads Planting of Over 250 Live Oaks

Frederic Theodore "Ted" Le Clercq, an employment and professional liability defense attorney with Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles' New Orleans office, has led a project to replant live oaks along St. Charles Avenue from Lee Circle to Claiborne Avenue. (9/1/10) read more

Goff Speaks on OSHA Defense

David C. Goff, the managing partner of Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles' Gulfport office, will be speaking at a meeting of the Mississippi Association of General Contractors in Gulfport on August 10. His topic will be "Recent Trends in OSHA Enforcement and Litigation." (8/4/10) read more

Hailey Speaks on Insurance Fraud in Louisiana

James W. Hailey III will be speaking at the Louisiana Claims Association Educational Conference and Expo in Marksville, Louisiana, on July 15, 2010.  The topic of his presentation is "Aspects of Insurance Fraud in Louisiana." (7/7/2010) read more

Kerrigan and Murov Named Chambers Notable Practioners

Two partners in Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles' New Orleans office, Robert E. Kerrigan, Jr. and Ellis B. Murov, have been named "Notable Practitioners" in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA: The Client's Guide. (6/21/10) read more

Stout and Stewart Speak at Asbestos Conference

A. Wendel Stout III, a partner in the firm's New Orleans office, and Arthur L. Stewart, a partner in the firm's Monroe office, will both be speaking at HarrisMartin's Louisiana Asbestos Litigation Conference (6/14/10) read more

Marshall Speaks on Surviving Disasters

Nancy J. Marshall will be speaking at the OneBeacon 4th Annual Lawyers' Professional Liability Risk Management Conference. (6/14/10) read more

Matt Quinlivan Joins Gulfport Office

Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles welcomes new attorney Matt Quinlivan. (4/12/10)

Murphy Secures Dismissal of Multi-Million Dollar Suit

Howard L. Murphy secured the dismissal of a multi-million dollar suit brought against a sugar mill and its insurers by several plaintiffs. (4/12/10) read more

Le Clercq Named "Leader in Law"

Frederic Theodore 'Ted' Le Clercq has been named one of fifty top leaders in law by New Orleans CityBusiness. (3/29/10) read more

Hailey Speaks on Fraud Litigation

James W. Hailey III will be a presenter at the Insurance Fraud Management Conference. (3/8/10) read more

Jason Purvis Joins Gulfport Office

Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles welcomes new attorney Jason B. Purvis. (2/23/10)

Fourteen DK&S Attorneys Named to "Louisiana Super Lawyers" List

Fourteen partners at Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles have been named to the "Louisiana Super Lawyers" list for 2010. (1/4/10) read more

DK&S Names Three New Partners

Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles is pleased to announce that Paul D. Hale, Joshua G. Keller and Charlotte C. Meade have been named partners in the firm. (1/1/10)

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