Philip K. Jones, Jr.: Lawyer with Liskow & Lewis A Professional Law Corporation

Philip K. Jones, Jr.

Phone(504) 556-4132

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Business, Bankruptcy and Utility Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Energy Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
Contact InfoTelephone: (504) 556-4132
Fax: (504) 556-4108
University Dartmouth College, A.B., 1971; Cambridge University, Queens' College, Cambridge, England, Diploma in Legal Studies, 1978
Law SchoolLouisiana State University, J.D., 1974 Order of the Coif, Louisiana Law Review, Member; Cambridge University, Queens' College, Cambridge, England, LL.B., 1976; Hague Academy of International Law, Summer 1976
Admitted1974, Louisiana
BornBaton Rouge, Louisiana, 1949

Mr. Jones chairs the firm's Complex Business, Bankruptcy and Utility Litigation practice group. His comprehensive practice is concentrated on matters involving bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and business litigation, including litigation involving indenture trustees, arbitration and corporation/partnership matters. He also has experience handling trusts and estates and successions litigation.

Among his clients are major oil companies, whom he counsels concerning their rights under mineral leases and operating agreements during bankruptcy cases. Mr. Jones also has specific experience dealing with casinos in bankruptcy. He represented the indenture trustee in the bankruptcy of a land-based casino and a disbursement agent in another casino bankruptcy.

He brings a wealth of international experience to his practice of law. Mr. Jones received several law degrees from Cambridge University in England, studied at The Hague Academy of International Law and was a lecturer-in-law at the University of Singapore. Prior to his international studies, he was on the 1975 staff counsel of the Presidential Clemency Board in Washington D.C.

Recognized by Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America for his achievements, Mr. Jones is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and INSOL International.

Honors & Affiliations

•International Bar Association - Insolvency, Litigation and Sales Committees

•American Bankruptcy Institute and INSOL International

•American Bar Association - Business Law Section and International Law Section

•Louisiana State and American Bar Associations - Member

•International Energy Credit Association

•Presidential Clemency Board, Washington, D.C. - Staff Counsel, 1975

Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2005-2014

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The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2015

Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2007-2014

•University of Singapore - Lecturer-in-Law for Evidence and Corporations/Partnerships Courses, 1977 - 1979

•Law Clerk to the Honorable John A. Dixon, Jr., Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Louisiana, 1974 - 1975

•World Trade Center, New Orleans, Louisiana - Member



•Unlicensed Contractors Beware: No Lien Rights Under the Private Works Act


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Philip K. Jones, Jr.

701 Poydras Street, Suite 5000
New OrleansLA 70139


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