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Milling Benson Woodward Opens Northshore Office

Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. is pleased to announce the opening of a new office on the Northshore in Mandeville, Louisiana. Attorneys Normand Pizza, Chadwick Collings,  and Randall Loewen will now work out of the Northshore office. Contact information for the office is as follows:
68031 Capital Trace Row
Mandeville, LA 70471
Phone: (985) 871-3924

Milling Proud to Announce 12 “Top Lawyers” for 2009

Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. is proud to announce 12 of its New Orleans partners were listed as “Top Lawyers” in New Orleans for 2009 by New Orleans Magazine and Martindale-Hubbell. Congratulations to the Milling attorneys listed in the following areas:
Insurance Banking: Jay Corenswet; Frank Fontenot; James K. Irvin
Corporate Law: Charles A. Snyder
Health Care: Normand F. Pizza
Health Care and Hospital Law: Richard E. Santora
Intellectual Property: Marie Breaux; Juan Lizarraga
Natural Resources: Charles D. Marshall, Jr.
Real Estate: David J. Conroy; Emile A. Wagner
Taxation: Hilton S. Bell

Milling Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers

Nine Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. attorneys have been named to the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers compiles its listings through a confidential and extensive peer-review in which top lawyers evaluate their legal peers. It is widely respected as one of the leading referral guide to the legal profession in the United States.

Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P.’s listing includes: Robert L. Cabes (Since 2007: Energy Law; Natural Resources Law; Oil and Gas Law); Hilton S. Bell (Since 1987: Employee Benefits Law; Tax Law); David J. Conroy (Since 1995: Corporate Law); F. Frank Fontenot (Since 2007: Banking Law; Railroad Law); James K. Irvin (Since 2008: Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law); Roselyn B. Koretzky (Since 2007: Elder Law; Health Care Law); Charles D. Marshall (Since 2007: Energy Law; Natural Resources Law; Oil and Gas Law); Charles A. Snyder (Since 1987: Corporate Law); and Emile A. Wagner (Since 1007: Real Estate Law).

Normand Pizza to Speak for ABA Teleconference on Structuring Joint Ventures

On Tuesday, September 22, Normand Pizza, Partner and member of the firm’s Health Care Department, will speak for an ABA Teleconference entitled “Structuring Joint Ventures among Healthcare Providers In an Ever-Changing Health Care Market.” Presenters will be Tracy Powell of Sherrard & Roe in Nashville, TN and Normand Pizza. The moderator will be Conrad Meyer of Chaffe McCall.

For more information, please contact Normand Pizza at [email protected].

Rene A. Louapre, IV Presents at the Louisiana Hospital Association’s Spring Health Law Symposium

Mr. Rene A. Louapre, IV, associate in the Milling Health Care Department, will be presenting a speech entitled: “Electronic Medical Records: The Road Ahead” at the Spring Health Law Symposium, sponsored by the Louisiana Hospital Association.

The presentation will be given at the Doubletree Hotel, New Orleans. Mr. Louapre has previously spoken on the topic of electronic medical records at both the Louisiana State Medical Society Leadership Summit and at a Lorman Educational Seminar.

The speech will examine recent legislative developments including the HITECH Act, part of President Obama’s stimulus bill, and its effect on health care providers.

Rene A. Louapre, IV Presents at Louisiana State Medical Society Leadership Summit in Baton Rouge

Mr. Rene Louapre, IV presented on the topic of Electronic Medical Records at the Louisiana State Medical Society Leadership Summit in Baton Rouge on February 7, 2009.

Presenting alongside him was his father, Rene A. Louapre, III, M.D. Their presentation covered legal and regulatory issues affecting surrounding the implementation of an electronic medical records system. This is Mr. Louapre’s second speaking engagement on this topic. Mr. Louapre is an associate in the New Orleans’ office Health Care Department and can be reached at [email protected].

Ten Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers for 2009

Ten Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. attorneys have been named to the 2009 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers compiles its listings through a confidential and extensive peer-review in which top lawyers evaluate their legal peers. It is widely respected as the leading referral guide to the legal profession in the United States.

Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P.’s listing includes: Robert L. Cabes (Energy Law; Natural Resources Law; Oil and Gas Law); Hilton S. Bell (Employee Benefits Law; Tax Law); David J. Conroy (Corporate Law); F. Frank Fontenot (Banking Law; Railroad Law); William C. Gambel (Tax Law); James K. Irvin (Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law); Roselyn B. Koretzky (Elder Law; Health Care Law); Charles D. Marshall (Natural Resources Law; Oil and Gas Law); Charles A. Snyder (Corporate Law); and Emile A. Wagner (Real Estate Law).

In addition, Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. has been named #1 in Louisiana for Elder Law, and #1 in New Orleans for Natural Resources Law.

Milling Welcomes Three New Associates

Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. is proud to welcome two new associates to our New Orleans office, and one new associate to our Baton Rouge office. Rene Louapre, IV, Donald Latuso, Jr., and Christina Soileau joined the Milling Firm this month. Mr. Latuso and Mr. Louapre both work in our New Orleans office. Mr. Latuso specializes in litigation, while Mr. Louapre works primarily in healthcare law. Ms. Soileau, joining us in the Baton Rouge office, specializes in healthcare litigation.

Stephanie Laborde Highlighted in Forbes Magazine

Stephanie Laborde, Manging Partner of the Firm’s Baton Rouge Office, Chair of the Governmental Relations and Regulatory Affairs Department, and member of the Firm’s Healthcare Group, was featured in a special issue of Forbes Magazine, highlighting her legal career to date. A copy of the feature, published on May 19, can be found here.

Juan J. Lizarraga inducted as Chair of the New Orleans Section of ASMA

Juan J. Lizarraga inducted as Chair of the New Orleans Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Juan J. Lizarraga was recently named Chair of the New Orleans Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Juan is a partner in the firm and the Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Section.