Category Archives: Louisiana

March 12
2020

Fifth Circuit ruled that a welder, whose duties were performed on rigs that were jacked up, was not a seaman as a matter of law; Sanchez v. Smart Fabricators of Texas, L.L.C., No. 19-20506 (5th Cir. Mar. 11, 2020).

This published decision clarifies the requirement that a worker must have a connection to a vessel or fleet of vessels that is substantial in nature. Gilbert Sanchez asserted that he was a seaman because he worked as a welder on … Read full post…

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December 20
2019

Attorney Taylor Lambert selected to the 2020 Louisiana Rising Stars list

Brown Sims is pleased to announce Taylor Lambert’s selection to the Super Lawyers 2020 Louisiana Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers … Read full post…

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March 7
2019

Brown Sims Attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers as Rising Stars 2019

Brown Sims is pleased to announce the selection of Tarush R. Anand and Hanna M. Verlander as 2019 Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree … Read full post…

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March 12
2018

Brown Sims Attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers as Rising Stars 2018

Brown Sims is pleased to announce the selection of 9 Attorneys as 2018 Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. … Read full post…

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January 12
2018

Brown Sims Attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers 2017

Brown Sims is pleased to announce the selection of 8 Attorneys as 2017 Super Lawyers and 9 Attorneys as 2017 Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a … Read full post…

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