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 more than 375 attorneys, our offices are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, 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.
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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
Asset Impairment Rulemaking Update
Peter J. Rivas, August 12, 2013
International banks and auditors remain divided over the Financial Accounting Standards Board's ("FASB") and the International Accounting Standards Board's ("IASB") proposals on accounting for bad loans. At issue is the time frame over which financial institutions and other...
Congressional Action on Water Resources Development Act
John J. Jaskot, June 28, 2013
Congressional activity has picked up in the consideration of the next Water Resources Development Act ("WRDA") for the authorization of Corps of Engineers activities, programs, and projects. In particular, and with the support of the Louisiana delegation, the Senate recently passed its...
FASB Asset Impairment Comment Deadline May Be Extended
Peter J. Rivas, April 4, 2013
The Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB") is considering extending the comment period on a proposal considered one of the primary drivers of the financial crisis. The FASB is scheduled to meet March 28, 2013, to decide whether to allow more time for public comment in response to...
Year Established: 1937