Adams and Reese LLP

Adams and Reese LLP At Adams and Reese, we take things personally. Our people are connected — to each other, to our clients, our families and our communities.

We care deeply about the people around us. As lawyers, it’s our business to know and understand our clients, their businesses, their current needs and their future plans. As neighbors, our commitment to volunteerism has become a deep-rooted characteristic of our firm's personality.

06/16/2024

Adams and Reese celebrates all the amazing dads and father figures who inspire us every day. Wishing you a joyful and memorable Father’s Day!

Congratulations to Mark Beebe, Ricardo "Richard" A. Aguilar, and Lucian Pera, ranked among top legal counsel in "Litigat...
06/14/2024

Congratulations to Mark Beebe, Ricardo "Richard" A. Aguilar, and Lucian Pera, ranked among top legal counsel in "Litigation: General Commercial" in the 2024 Chambers and Partners global guide.

Mark and Richard, Partners in , are ranked as Leading Practitioners in , and Lucian, Partner in , is ranked as a Leading Practitioner in .

Meet Mark >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/mark-beebe
Meet Richard >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/richard-aguilar
Meet Lucian >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/lucian-pera

Chambers ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

Congratulations to Danielle Douglas for graduating from Project Corporate Leadership, a professional development program...
06/14/2024

Congratulations to Danielle Douglas for graduating from Project Corporate Leadership, a professional development program in for emerging leaders and business executives.

This year’s class undertook community service projects across Birmingham. Danielle's team designed a park in the heart of , a historic coal mining community that was in need of greenspace and a community gathering area. The park will soon open to the public.

Danielle is a financial services and commercial litigator, representing banks, creditors, and other companies in and .

Read more >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/douglas-graduates-from-project-corporate-leadership

06/13/2024

Congratulations to Robert Bethea and William Umbach - ranked among top legal counsel in Corporate/M&A in South Carolina in the 2024 Chambers and Partners global guide.

Rob is the Adams and Reese Mergers and Acquisitions Team Leader and a member of our Executive Committee. Will is the Partner in Charge of our and offices and a leading member of the M&A Team.

Meet Rob >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/robert-bethea
Meet Will >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/william-umbach

Chambers ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

Congratulations to Bill Shea and Tim Volpe - ranked by clients and peers among top legal counsel in   Law in the 2024 Ch...
06/12/2024

Congratulations to Bill Shea and Tim Volpe - ranked by clients and peers among top legal counsel in Law in the 2024 Chambers and Partners global guide.

Bill is a Partner in and was ranked as a leading practitioner in . Tim serves as Counsel in and was ranked as a leading practitioner in Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory in .

Meet Bill >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/william-shea
Meet Tim >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/timothy-volpe

Chambers ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

Our Aviation and Aerospace Team welcomes Tyler Conklin, former Atlas Air in-house counsel. Tyler works in our DC office ...
06/12/2024

Our Aviation and Aerospace Team welcomes Tyler Conklin, former Atlas Air in-house counsel. Tyler works in our DC office alongside Aviation and Aerospace Team co-leaders Marc Warren and Paul Alp.

Tyler represents aviation industry companies in areas such as labor and employment matters, compliance, risk management, contract negotiation, internal investigations, and union relations.

“Tyler is an extraordinary attorney with a sharp legal mind and extensive real-world experience in the aviation and aerospace industry. We are thrilled that she is joining Adams and Reese to continue to grow our Aviation and Aerospace Team,” said Paul Alp.

Tyler earned her J.D. from the UConn School of Law and her B.A. from Pittsburg State University.

Meet Tyler >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/aviation-team-expands-with-arrival-of-tyler-conklin

06/11/2024

Congratulations to Martin Stern and Raymond Ward - ranked among leading practitioners in in the Chambers and Partners 2024 Guide.

Martin leads the Appellate Team, is the firm's GC, and a Partner in New Orleans. Ray serves as Counsel in New Orleans. Both Martin and Ray are certified appellate specialists by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.

Meet Martin >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/martin-stern
Meet Ray >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/raymond-ward

Chambers ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

06/11/2024

Congratulations to Liz Roussel, Brooke Duncan III and Leslie Lanusse - ranked among leading practitioners and top legal counsel in in Chambers and Partners.

Liz serves as a Practice Group Leader and Partner in the New Orleans office. Brooke and Leslie are both Counsel in New Orleans.

Meet Leslie >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/leslie-lanusse

Meet Brooke >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/brooke-duncan

Meet Liz >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/elizabeth-roussel

Chambers ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

Congratulations to our Commercial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Team members ranked in Chambers and Partners as Leading P...
06/10/2024

Congratulations to our Commercial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Team members ranked in Chambers and Partners as Leading Practitioners - Richard Carmody, Ron C. Bingham, II, John A. Thomson, Jr., Ricardo "Richard" A. Aguilar, Robin Cheatham, John Duck, and Lisa Hedrick.

Richard Carmody is Counsel in ; Ron Bingham is our Financial Services - Commercial Team Leader and Partner in Charge in ; John Thomson is Counsel in ; Robin Cheatham and John Duck are Counsel in ; and Richard Aguilar and Lisa Hedrick are Partners in New Orleans.

Chambers and Partners ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

06/09/2024

Congratulations to Glen Pilié - ranked in Chambers and Partners as a Leading Practitioner in Environment: Litigation.

Glen has enjoyed more than a 40-year legal career, helping to build the Adams and Reese environmental and toxic tort litigation practice. Glen serves as Counsel in our New Orleans office.

Meet Glen >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/glen-pilie

Chambers USA ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

06/08/2024

Congratulations to David Toney, Trent Cotney, Jannea Rogers, and Adam Massey - ranked in Chambers and Partners as Leading Practitioners in Construction Law.

David, Partner in , and Trent, Partner in , lead our Adams and Reese Construction Team, which is more than 80 members strong and one of the largest teams in the country. Jannea is a Partner in , and Adam is a Partner in .

Meet David >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/david-toney
Meet Trent >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/trent-cotney
Meet Jannea >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/jannea-rogers
Meet Adam >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/adam-massey

Chambers USA ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

Congratulations to Mitch Boult and Maia Woodhouse - ranked in Chambers and Partners as Leading Practitioners in Intellec...
06/07/2024

Congratulations to Mitch Boult and Maia Woodhouse - ranked in Chambers and Partners as Leading Practitioners in Intellectual Property in Tennessee.

Mitch has practiced at Adams and Reese since 2005, playing a leading role over the last 20 years in the regional, national, and international growth of our Global IP Practice. He also currently serves on the Executive Committee.

Meet Mitch >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/reber-boult

Maia is a first-chair IP and litigator focused on Global IP and enforcement. She is a frequent author and speaker on protecting, managing, and monetizing IP assets.

Meet Maia >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/maia-woodhouse

Chambers and Partners ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition. We look forward to congratulating our honorees and practice teams - https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

Congratulations to our 34 Adams and Reese attorneys ranked in the 2024 edition of Chambers and Partners, published today...
06/06/2024

Congratulations to our 34 Adams and Reese attorneys ranked in the 2024 edition of Chambers and Partners, published today! Through client and peer evaluations, our attorneys are recognized as leaders in their practice areas by business executives and corporate counsel across the globe. Adams and Reese also had 19 practice areas ranked in multiple jurisdictions across the firm's footprint.

Read our official firm press release >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/2024-chambers-usa-ranks-34-attorneys-top-legal-counsel

Congratulations to all our honorees: Britton Bonner, Will Cheek, Rob Pinson, Marc Warren, Richard Carmody, Jannea Rogers, Trent Cotney, Tim Volpe, Ron Bingham, John Thomson, Jr., Richard Aguilar, Mark Beebe, Robin Cheatham, John Duck, Lisa Hedrick, Brooke Duncan III, Leslie Lanusse, Glen Pilié, Liz Roussel, Bill Shea, Martin Stern, Ray Ward, Gee Ogletree, Jeff Trotter, Bill McElveen, Rob Bethea, Will Umbach, Mitch Boult, Russell Harwell, Lynn Morrow, Lucian Pera, Maia Woodhouse, Adam Massey, and David Toney.

Chambers USA ranked 34 Adams and Reese attorneys as leading practitioners and recognized 19 of the firm’s practice areas across national and state jurisdictions in the 2024 edition.

Adams and Reese ranks among The Top Construction Law Firms by Construction Executive once again! It's the third consecut...
06/05/2024

Adams and Reese ranks among The Top Construction Law Firms by Construction Executive once again! It's the third consecutive year our team has placed in the Top 20 in the nation.

"Our ranking is a testament to the strength of our diverse team. We have a roster of board-certified construction lawyers, arbitrators and mediators; general counsel of roofing industry and construction associations; and former general contractors and professionals. That behind-the-scenes knowledge of the industry enables us to deliver comprehensive counsel to all facets of our clients’ operations.” - said Trent Cotney, who leads our Construction Team with Partner David Toney.

Read more >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/the-top-50-construction-top-law-firms-2024

Adams and Reese has more than 80 construction attorneys, licensed to practice in 32 states, representing clients across the firm's national footprint. Learn more about our team >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people?practice=5a845f4b901881002908d2f5&pageNumber=1

Congratulations to our 2024 Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" honorees - Cindy Barnett, Will Cheek, Brad Lamp...
06/04/2024

Congratulations to our 2024 Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" honorees - Cindy Barnett, Will Cheek, Brad Lampley, Gif Thornton, and Maia Woodhouse.

Every year, the publication recognizes firm-associated lawyers and corporate counsel voted on by their peers and based on career achievements and community involvement. Honorees will be featured in the July 26 print issue of the Nashville Business Journal.

Read more >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/nashville-business-journal-best-of-the-bar-2024

Adams and Reese had five attorneys selected by the Nashville Business Journal among the 2024 “Best of the Bar” – recognizing firm-associated lawyers and corporate counsel voted on by their peers based on career achievements and community involvement.

Review Your Business Emergency Plan. Designate a Recovery Team. Review Insurance Policies. It's that time of the year ag...
05/31/2024

Review Your Business Emergency Plan. Designate a Recovery Team. Review Insurance Policies. It's that time of the year again, and we have your business covered with tips before hurricane season.

Our Adams and Reese Crisis Preparedness and Response Team, led by Chris Kane, Eric Partlow, Tiffany Love, and Michael Berson, has published the top five proactive items for businesses to implement as hurricane season starts tomorrow.

Read more >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/tips-on-business-preparation-for-hurricane-season

The National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their early forecast in May with predictions of eight to 13 hurricanes and 17 to 25 named storms. This higher-than-average active season is predicted as a combination of warm Atlantic waters and a strong chance of La Nina conditio...

Congratulations to Seth Hood for his selection into the 2024 class of Leadership Mississippi, a program by the Mississip...
05/30/2024

Congratulations to Seth Hood for his selection into the 2024 class of Leadership Mississippi, a program by the Mississippi Economic Council and the second-oldest statewide leadership program in the nation.

Seth is a Government Affairs Advisor in the Adams and Reese Intersection of Business and Government Practice.

Leadership Mississippi has graduated more than 1,400 alumni active in and .

Read more >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/hood-selected-into-leadership-mississippi-class-of-2024

Adams and Reese Government Relations Advisor Seth Hood is one of 40 Mississippians selected into the 2024 class of Leadership Mississippi, an annual program by the Mississippi Economic Council and conducted by the M.B. Swayze Foundation. The program runs from April to December.

What is the significance of Memorial Day? In this special “Vets to Ventures” article written by our attorneys and vetera...
05/27/2024

What is the significance of Memorial Day? In this special “Vets to Ventures” article written by our attorneys and veterans Sean Buckley and John Woods, we reflect on the annual tradition of . We remember and memorialize the sacrifices of our fallen heroes.

Our fallen heroes hail from all walks of life and from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities, but share a common mission – a willingness to serve their country and a dedication to a cause greater than themselves. By remembering the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes, we honor their legacy and ensure their stories are not forgotten.

Read more >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/vets-to-ventures-memorial-day-remembering-our-fallen-heroes

In this special “Vets to Ventures” article, we take this month to reflect on the history and significance of Memorial Day – an annual tradition on the last Monday in the month of May – to remember and memorialize the sacrifices of our fallen heroes.

05/27/2024

Today and every day, we honor the brave souls who laid down their lives for our freedom. We remember and salute their service.

Adams and Reese attorney Christopher Joseph was a guest speaker at the Helix Community Schools student-athlete awards ce...
05/24/2024

Adams and Reese attorney Christopher Joseph was a guest speaker at the Helix Community Schools student-athlete awards ceremony held at the school's downtown campus.

Chris, an attorney in our Intersection of Business and Government practice, was on the Loyola University New Orleans basketball team and on the all-academic team. He emphasized the importance of hard work, accountability, discipline, confidence, and mentorship. Chris was joined by Helix staff - Preston J. Castille, Jr., Esq. - CEO; Jason ODell - Principal; Nyoka Freeman - Instructor; Leslie Manadier - Counselor; and Lee Slan - Athletic Director.

Helix is a network of public charter schools - Helix Mentorship STEAM Academy, Helix Aviation Academy, and Helix Legal Academy, exposing students to and careers in and professions.

Adams and Reese partnered with the Madison County Business League and Foundation to host a retirement celebration for Ch...
05/22/2024

Adams and Reese partnered with the Madison County Business League and Foundation to host a retirement celebration for Charlotte Seals, Superintendent of the Madison County School District.

Adams and Reese is proud to have represented Madison County Schools for more than 25 years, and we wish our partner and friend Charlotte Seals a very happy and well deserved retirement!

Pictured with Charlotte are Jan Collins, Executive Director of the Madison County Business League and Foundation; Sam Kelly, President of the Madison County Board of Education; and attorneys from our Jackson office, including Austin Stewart, Elizabeth Lee Maron, and John Hooks.

The Adams and Reese Global Intellectual Property team hosted international clients and partners at the Atlanta Braves an...
05/21/2024

The Adams and Reese Global Intellectual Property team hosted international clients and partners at the Atlanta Braves and Padres game held Sunday at Truist Park in Atlanta.

Atlanta is the host city for this week's 146th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA). INTA connects the most influential brand professionals from corporations and law firms across the globe. Adams and Reese Global IP Partner and Anti-Counterfeiting Team Leader Kristina Schrader serves as the 2024-25 INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee Vice Chair.

Global IP Team members attending the game included Mitch Boult, Edward Playfair, Maia Woodhouse, Kristina Montanaro Schrader, Haverly MacArthur, Jin Yoshikawa, and Haodong Zhong. The IP team was joined by Robert Welch, Timothy Veith, Benjamin Rachelson from our Atlanta office, and Eric Partlow from our Tampa office. We thank everyone for joining us and attending!

05/16/2024

Meet Taylor Brooks in our Intersection of Business and Government practice group! As part of our series, we sat down with Taylor to learn more about how she ended up at Adams and Reese, beginning with her first experience as a Summer Associate.

Taylor primarily practices in corporate transactions, public finance, and economic development, working with attorneys such as Cindy Barnett, Rob Breunig, and Will Cheek, to assist clients across multiple industries, including commercial real estate, corporate governance, and alcohol and hospitality.

Taylor is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and the The University of Alabama.

Meet Taylor >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/taylor-brooks

Adams and Reese welcomes our 2024 Summer Associate Class from law schools across our firm's footprint! Our summer associ...
05/14/2024

Adams and Reese welcomes our 2024 Summer Associate Class from law schools across our firm's footprint!

Our summer associates will gain hands-on experience under the guidance of attorneys across our offices. They will conduct research in their respective practice areas of interest, and shadow attorneys at trials, hearings, depositions, meetings, bar association events, and other activities critical to the practice of law. We look forward to working with this outstanding group of future attorneys!

Each fall, Adams and Reese selects a group of second-year law students to join the following year's Summer Associate Program.

Interested in participating for 2025? Check out:
https://www.adamsandreese.com/careers?tab=law-students

We were honored to participate in the Regions Tradition Golf Tournament, held May 8-12 at the Greystone Golf & Country C...
05/13/2024

We were honored to participate in the Regions Tradition Golf Tournament, held May 8-12 at the Greystone Golf & Country Club in Hoover, Alabama. We were well represented at the weekend's events by Louis Ursini, Rob Fowler, Todd Engelhardt, Henry "Hank" Shelton, John Duck, John A. Thomson, Jr., Amy L. Hanna Keeney, Lauren A. Baio, Clarence Wilbon, Bill Shea, and Danielle Douglas. John Thomson and Lauren Baio also participated in the Regions Traditions Partner Outing with Lauren winning the Women’s Longest Drive with a shot of 382 yards! Adams and Reese was a corporate sponsor of the event. The weekend also included a Regions’ Topgolf event associated with the golf tournament.

05/12/2024

To the remarkable mothers within the Adams and Reese community and beyond - We celebrate YOU today and everyday. Happy Mother's Day!

Adams and Reese attorney and University of Houston Law Center alum Emory Powers participated in "Disputes Over Dinner: A...
05/10/2024

Adams and Reese attorney and University of Houston Law Center alum Emory Powers participated in "Disputes Over Dinner: A Litigation Learning Event." The event was organized by the law center's Career Development Office to teach law students about the intricacies of litigation.

Houston area attorneys shared anecdotes from their careers, discussed strategies from their litigation practices, and emphasized the importance of mental well-being in a demanding profession.

Emory is a financial services litigation attorney in the Adams and Reese Houston office.

Adams and Reese is pleased to welcome Financial Services attorney Lance Felicien to our Houston office. Lance works with...
05/08/2024

Adams and Reese is pleased to welcome Financial Services attorney Lance Felicien to our Houston office. Lance works with the group’s attorneys to advise financial institution clients on all types of financial services issues, including litigation affecting and impacting their institution, and assisting them on the advisory side to comply within the regulatory environment.

Before earning his law degree, Lance served for 10 years in the United States Army, including holding the rank of Captain.

Lance earned his J.D., cm laude, from the South Texas College of Law Houston
and his Bachelor of Science in Political Science, cm laude, from the University of Houston.

Meet Lance >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/people/lance-felicien

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Congratulations to Adams and Reese Tampa Partner in Charge Chantal Pillay on her selection to the Minority Corporate Cou...
05/06/2024

Congratulations to Adams and Reese Tampa Partner in Charge Chantal Pillay on her selection to the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)’s 2024 Sources of Success Cohort.

MCCA selects 33 attorneys nationwide each year to participate in their program, which fosters high-potential talent from corporate legal departments and law firms. Participants undergo professional development that focuses on leadership assessment, development, and strategic planning to excel in leadership roles.

Read now >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/pillay-selected-to-mcca-2024-sources-of-success-cohort

Adams and Reese Tampa Office Partner in Charge Chantal Pillay has been selected to the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2024 Sources of Success Cohort.

The Home Builders Association of Mississippi has hired Adams and Reese GR Advisor Seth Power Hood as its Lobbyist and Ex...
05/03/2024

The Home Builders Association of Mississippi has hired Adams and Reese GR Advisor Seth Power Hood as its Lobbyist and Executive Vice President. HBAM is the statewide association affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders.

Adams and Reese partners with the 63-year-old trade organization to promote, advance, and protect the interests of the industry in .

“Seth has well-established relationships and connections throughout the Mississippi political and business communities, and Adams and Reese has a longstanding reputation among the top lobbying firms that can represent us in educating legislators on the importance of the housing industry, and further our legislative interests." - Brad Baggett, HBAM Board President

Read more >> https://www.adamsandreese.com/news-knowledge/hood-lobbyist-executive-vp-home-builders-association-of-mississippi

The Home Builders Association of Mississippi (HBAM), founded in 1961, has hired Adams and Reese Government Relations Advisor Seth Hood as its Lobbyist and Executive Vice President. HBAM partners with Adams and Reese to represent the 63-year-old trade or...

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