About this office:
Jones Walker provides a comprehensive range of legal services and serves a broad spectrum of local, regional, national, and international business interests. With approximately 375 attorneys, our offices are located in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, and Texas.
We are committed to providing excellent and proactive legal services to major multinational, public, and private corporations; Fortune 500 companies; money center banks and worldwide insurers; and family and emerging businesses doing business in the United States and abroad. Our attorneys practice law with high levels of creativity and innovation, and deliver quality legal representation without sacrificing personalized client service. By understanding our clients' businesses and building strong, personal relationships with clients, Jones Walker creates a productive partnership that focuses on achieving optimal results efficiently.
Our attorneys are recognized for superior client service, excellence in law, and for contributing to their communities. Many journals and publications feature articles written by our attorneys, who are often featured as speakers for professional, trade, and business seminars, and serve as instructors for law school courses. We are committed to improving our communities by dedicating time, talent, and financial resources to a variety of civic, charitable, and professional organizations.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Admiralty Law; Antitrust And Trade Regulation; Appellate Practice; Aviation Law; Banking Law; Bankruptcy; Business Law; Business Reorganization; Class Action Defense; Commercial Litigation; Commercial Loans; Construction Law; Corporate Compliance; Corporate Law; Creditors'-Debtors' Rights; Development; Emerging Companies; Employee Benefits; Energy; Environmental Law; Erisa; Estates; Executive Compensation; Federal Practice; Finance; Financial Services Law; Gaming Law; Government Relations; Green Law; Health Care; Insurance; Intellectual Property; International Law; Labor And Employment; Land Use; Maritime Law; Mergers And Acquisitions; Natural Resources; Oil And Gas Law; Personal Planning; Products Liability; Professional Liability; Project Development; Public Finance; Real Estate; Securities; State Government Law; Sustainability; Tax Law; Telecommunications Law; Toxic Torts; Trusts; Utilities; Venture Capital; White Collar Crime.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Banking Agencies Issue Updated Guidance on Leveraged Lending
George A. LeMaistre, May 28, 2013
The federal bank regulatory agencies have released updated supervisory guidance for insured depository institutions that engage in "leveraged lending"-referring, according to the joint news release announcing the guidance, to "transactions characterized by a borrower with a degree of...
Impact of Ability-To-Repay Rule on Balloon Loans
Robert L. Carothers, March 18, 2013
On January 10, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued its final rule implementing the ability-to-repay requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act. This rule has significant implications on a bank's ability to continue making balloon mortgages.
2011 HMDA Data Show Fewer Home Loans Closed, Higher Credit Scores, than in 2010
George A. LeMaistre, October 22, 2012
Data collected under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act ("HMDA") and recently published by federal regulators show that, from 2010 to 2011, the number of home loans made by HMDA-covered lenders declined by nearly 10 percent, and indicate that the credit scores of home purchasers in 2011...
Year Established: 1937
Law Firm Affiliations: LEX MUNDI: The Force