Margaret Atkinson Martin
Director of Client Services



9/15Saul Reinaldo Newsome of BSW's Baton Rouge office was featured in "Cracking the Cuban market: Louisiana companies contemplate new business prospects with the Caribbean nation" from the Baton Rouge Business Report's September 2015 issue. The full article can be found here.
9/15Peter J. Butler, Jr., Joseph R. HuggRichard G. Passler, and E. Frederick Preis, Jr. were named "Top Lawyers of New Orleans" by New Orleans Magazine.
9/15Jerry L. Stovall, Jr. of the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. contributed to a panel of experienced labor and employment law professionals to discuss revising employee handbooks in the September issue of the Baton Rouge Business Report. For more information, see here.

Joseph R. Hugg has been selected as a member of the Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum conducted by the Committee for a Better New Orleans (CBNO).

8/15Twenty-three lawyers from Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

Baton Rouge, LA

New Orleans, LA

  • Thomas M. Benjamin—Commercial Litigation; Litigation- Securities; Securities / Capital Markets Law;
  • Alan H. Goodman—Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Real Estate; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Joseph R. Hugg—Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Eve B. Masinter—Litigation - Labor & Employment; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Richard G. Passler—Commercial Litigation 
7/15Douglas K. Williams was asked to serve as a member of the board of the Medical Malpractice Practice Group for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (LADC).
7/15This month, Catholic High School's newsletter, Bear Tracks, featured former partner, the late Paul M. Hebert, Sr. The article discusses Mr. Hebert, Sr.'s work in the Nuremberg Trials after WWII, and his tenure as Dean of the LSU Law School. His son, Paul M. Hebert, Jr., a partner in the Baton Rouge office of BSW, is also quoted in the article which can be found here. 
7/15Jacob Simpson has been named Chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association's Health Law Section. He will lead a team of eight lawyers around Louisiana in developing and implementing programming and events for the section memebers. 
6/15American Health Lawyers Association recognized BSW in their 2015 Top Honors as having one of the top healthcare teams in the country and in Louisiana with 100% involvement. The full press release can be found here
6/15Robert Bowsher has been named a 2015 Louisiana Bar Foundation Fellow. 
6/15In Memoriam
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our partner, and our friend, Linton Morgan. The attorneys and staff of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. extend their deepest condolences to Mr. Morgan's family.
5/15Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson's Baton Rouge attorney Joseph J. Cefalu was profiled in the Baton Rouge Business Report for his work with the Boys & Girls Club of Baton Rouge and founding Club Blue, a group of young professionals working together to raise interest in the Boys & Girls Club. The full article can be found here. 

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson welcomes attorney C. Stokes McConnell, Jr. to the Baton Rouge office. The full press release can be found here.


As a member of Algiers Charter School Association, BSW's Joe Hugg was profiled for his work with charter schools in the New Orleans area. The full profile can be found here.


Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that it received high rankings for five practice areas and had fourteen attorneys listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana.

The BSW Practice Areas listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA include:

  • Construction (Band 2)
  • Gaming & Licensing (Band 2)
  • Healthcare (Band 1)
  • Labor & Employment (Band 2)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Band 3)

The BSW attorneys listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA include:

  • John T. Andrishok—Construction (Band 3)
  • Robert L. Atkinson—Healthcare (Band 2)
  • Thomas M Benjamin—Gaming & Licensing (Band 3)
  • David R. Cassidy—Corporate/M&A: Tax (Band 2)
  • Murphy J. Foster, III—Construction (Band 2) and Labor & Employment (Band 3)
  • Gregory D. Frost—Healthcare (Band 2)
  • Alan H Goodman—Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2) and Litigation: General Commercial (Recognised Practitioner)
  • Richard D. Leibowitz—Banking & Finance: Public Finance (Band 1)
  • Steven B. Loeb—Construction (Band 3)
  • Eve B. Masinter—Labor & Employment (Band 2)
  • E. Fredrick Preis, Jr.—Labor & Employment (Band 3)
  • Claude F. Reynaud, Jr.—Litigation: General Commercial (Band 3)
  • Melissa M. Shirley—Labor & Employment (Recognised Practitioner)
  • Jerry L. Stovall, Jr.—Labor & Employment (Band 3)

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