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February 05, 2016

Crochet Elected to Board of The Emerge Center

Taylor Porter Partner and Executive Committee Member Vicki Crochet has been elected to the Board of The Emerge Center, a Baton Rouge nonprofit located on the LSU Innovation Park campus that provides services for children with communication, behavior and developmental... Read More
February 05, 2016

Castille Joins Southern Alumni at “Evening to Honor African-American State and City Leaders”

In celebration of Black History month, the Southern University Alumni Federation Home Chapter and the Southern University Alumni Federation hosted a reception to honor African-American state and city leaders. The reception was held Feb. 3 at the Southern... Read More
February 01, 2016

Stationary Sources No Longer Major Sources for Title V/PSD Purposes Based Solely on GHG Emissions

Click here for the January 2016 Environmental Regulatory Alert LDEQ proposes to delete the major source threshold for greenhouse gases (GHGs), i.e., 100,000 tons per year (tpy) of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e), from the definitions of "major source" and "major... Read More
February 01, 2016

Peak Serves Up Gumbo for a Good Cause to Aid Veterans

Taylor Porter Partner Tom Peak participated in the 6th Annual Watson's Bird and Sausage Gumbo Cookoff, benefiting the Quad Vets Transitional Housing Program in Hammond and previously benefiting other veteran programs/charities, including Wounded Warriors. Peak's team finished... Read More
January 27, 2016

Castille Named Council Member of Louisiana State Law Institute

Taylor Porter Partner and Executive Committee Member Preston Castille has been named a Council Member of the Louisiana State Law Institute, ABA, House of Delegates. The LSLI is an official, advisory law revision commission, law reform agency... Read More
January 26, 2016

Walsh Serves as Panelist for LSU Law Center’s Symposium on Criminal Sentencing Reform

Taylor Porter Partner Michael Walsh was a panelist as leaders of the criminal justice system, the state and local legal community, along with concerned community members, engaged in a day-long discussion on criminal sentencing reform during the 2016 Louisiana Law Review... Read More
January 22, 2016

Taylor Porter Completes Community Service Trifecta for Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

Firm Collects 265 Pounds, Donates More Than $1,500, and Volunteers Sort More Than 6,000 Pounds of Food for Families in Need Taylor Porter concluded its month long holiday food drive today by finishing with a collection of 265 pounds of food and donations totaling $1,530... Read More
January 19, 2016

Philips, Walsh Volunteer at LSU Law’s Apprenticeship Week

Taylor Porter attorneys Skip Philips, Managing Partner, and Michael Walsh, Partner, volunteered to teach, “Strategic Thinking for Lawyers,” at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center’s third annual Apprenticeship Week, taking place January 4-8, and... Read More
January 06, 2016

Taylor Porter Elects Michael Walsh as Partner

The law firm of Taylor Porter is proud to announce the election of attorney Michael Walsh to Partner, effective January 1, 2016. Walsh was previously Of Counsel with the Firm. Walsh has more than 30 years of experience representing individual and corporate clients... Read More
January 04, 2016

Taylor Porter’s December Environmental Regulatory Alert

In keeping with Taylor Porter’s commitment to its environmental clients to actively monitor the latest state and federal regulatory developments, our firm is pleased to share a monthly Environmental Regulatory Alert. In this month’s issue, LDEQ... Read More
December 30, 2015

Crochet Co-Authors 2016 Louisiana Edition on Environmental Compliance Issues

Click here Taylor Porter Partner and Environmental Practice Team Leader Anne Crochet co-authored the 2015-2016 edition of Louisiana Environmental Compliance, a detailed overview of existing programs and a guide and training manual for dealing with environmental compliance issues. The book... Read More
December 28, 2015

Taylor Porter Represents Client in Noteworthy Taxpayer Assistance Order Case

Click here for article on case by Villanova Law Professor Click here for Ruling from United States Court of Appeals for The Fifth Circuit Taylor Porter attorneys John F. McDermott and Michael S. Walsh represented client Kathryn Rothkamm in Rothkamm... Read More
December 26, 2015

Ten Taylor Porter Attorneys Ranked 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Taylor Porter had 10 attorneys named to the 2016 lists of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, which are published in the January 2016 issue of Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine published by Law & Politics. Only five percent of attorneys in Louisiana receive... Read More
December 23, 2015

Two Taylor Porter Attorneys Named Council Members of Louisiana State Law Institute

Taylor Porter Managing Partner Skip Philips and Associate Kelley Dick have been named as Council Members of the Louisiana State Law Institute. Philips was elected as a Practicing Attorney Member of the Council, and Dick was elected as one of... Read More
December 09, 2015

Lambert, Kenny Elected to BRBA Leadership Positions for 2016

Click here Taylor Porter Partner Amy Lambert (pictured left) has been elected Secretary of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, while Associate Erin Sayes Kenny (pictured right) has been elected council member of the BRBA Young Lawyers Section, announced... Read More
December 09, 2015

Taylor Porter Participates in 24th Annual Baton Rouge Bar Holiday Star Project

Taylor Porter has donated holiday gifts to 69 children this holiday season through the 24th annual Baton Rouge Bar Foundation’s Young Lawyers Section Holiday Star Project to provide gifts to children in the local Baton Rouge area in a... Read More
December 08, 2015

Rivera, Barton Help Team Parker Raise $160K for St. Jude

Click here Taylor Porter attorneys Lauren Rivera and Bob Barton participated in the 2015 St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon and helped Team Parker raise more than $160,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. In total, the marathon weekend in Memphis... Read More
December 03, 2015

Louisiana Gov.-Elect Edwards Appoints Castille to Higher Education Transition Committee

Click here Louisiana Gov.-Elect John Bel Edwards, who has identified higher education funding as one of his top priorities, announced members of his Higher Education Transition Committee charged with finding ways to stabilize and boost revenue to support colleges... Read More
December 03, 2015

Castille Participates on Executives for Education Panel Hosted by City Year Baton Rouge

Taylor Porter Partner Preston Castille, National President of the Southern University Alumni Federation, served as a guest speaker on the panel, “Executives for Education,” a breakfast event hosted by City Year Baton Rouge on Dec. 3 at Juban&rsquo... Read More
December 01, 2015

Taylor Porter’s November Environmental Regulatory Alert

In keeping with Taylor Porter’s commitment to its environmental clients to actively monitor the latest state and federal regulatory developments, our firm is pleased to share a monthly Environmental Regulatory Alert. In this month’s issue,  ... Read More
November 30, 2015

McDermott Featured in The Advocate for Steak & Stake

Taylor Porter attorney John McDermott, who volunteers as Board of Governors Chairman of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge, was pictured in The Advocate society section for helping to organize the annual Steak & Stake... Read More
November 20, 2015

Taylor Porter Sponsors Successful Inaugural South Louisiana Construction Economic Forum

Click here to read article in The Advocate Taylor Porter was proud to partner with several businesses on Thursday for the inaugural South Louisiana Construction Economic Forum that brought together executives from some of the top Baton Rouge construction ... Read More
November 18, 2015

Philips Selected Local Louisiana Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation

Taylor Porter Managing Partner Skip Philips was selected a “Local Litigation Star” in Louisiana by Benchmark Litigation, which in its ninth year of publication exclusively covers the litigation and disputes market in North America, covering the US, Canada... Read More
November 18, 2015

Walsh to Serve as Panel Speaker at Louisiana Law Review Symposium on Criminal Sentencing Reform

Click here for program schedule Click here to register Taylor Porter attorney Michael Walsh will serve as a guest panelist on the Louisiana Practitioner Roundtable for a Louisiana Law Review Symposium, “Throw Away the Key: Criminal Sentencing Reform in... Read More
November 12, 2015

Taylor Porter Managing Partner Provides “Corporate Experience” for Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Students

Click here Taylor Porter Managing Partner Skip Philips was interviewed and pictured in the Baton Rouge Business Report’s article, “When It Opens This Fall, Cristo Rey Will Combine Education With Corporate Experience,” featuring Cristo Rey Baton... Read More
November 06, 2015

Taylor Porter Sponsors South Louisiana Construction Economic Forum in Baton Rouge

CEOs from Top Baton Rouge Contractors to Discuss Latest Impacts on Industry and Construction Economy Click here to register The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and the Pelican Chapter, Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) will produce a South... Read More
November 06, 2015

French Participates in Wear Pink Movement to Raise Money for American Cancer Society

Click here Taylor Porter attorney Ryan French participated in the Real Men Wear Pink of Greater Baton Rouge movement to help the American Cancer Society raise more than $19,000 for life-saving breast cancer research, patient services and programs. At Taylor... Read More
November 04, 2015

Taylor Porter’s October Environmental Regulatory Alert

In keeping with Taylor Porter’s commitment to its environmental clients to actively monitor the latest state and federal regulatory developments, our firm is pleased to share a monthly Environmental Regulatory Alert. In this month’s issue,  ... Read More
November 02, 2015

Taylor Porter Raises More Than $14,000 for Capital Area United Way

Taylor Porter will donate more than $14,000 to Capital Area United Way through its annual Fall United Way firm-wide drive, to help the Baton Rouge-based organization stabilize individuals and families and strengthen the community through education, income stability and healthy living. ... Read More
November 02, 2015

Best Lawyers Ranks Taylor Porter in 24 Practice Areas

Taylor Porter had 24 practice areas ranked by Best Lawyers in America® on its 2016 Best Law Firms list. These rankings provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented... Read More
October 30, 2015

McDermott Explains Considerations for Making Beneficiary Designations

An estate plan is not complete until the testament has been executed and beneficiary designations have been reviewed and revised as necessary. Estate planner and tax attorney John McDermott weighs in on those plans. Read More
October 29, 2015

Taylor Porter Welcomes Three New Associates

Taylor Porter is pleased to welcome its new associates, Scott M. Mansfield (Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2015); Lauren K. Rivera (Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2015); and Kelley R. Dick, Jr. ... Read More
October 14, 2015

Taylor Porter Named to Best Places to Work List (2015)

For the second consecutive year,Taylor Porter was named one of the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report's 2015 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge. The awards program is a project of the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, the Greater... Read More
August 18, 2015

Twenty-Seven Taylor Porter Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

Taylor Porter is pleased to announce that 27 attorneys are included in the Best Lawyers® 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America for the Baton Rouge area. W. Arthur Abercrombie, Jr. Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Robert W. Barton... Read More
April 01, 2015

Patrick D. Seiter Elected to Woman’s Hospital’s Board of Directors 2015-2016

Patrick Seiter has been elected to the 2015-2016 board of directors for Woman's Hospital.  Woman's is governed by a 14-member board of directors. These men and women donate their time and expertise to ensure that the organization... Read More
March 25, 2015

Mike Crawford Completes Bankruptcy Mediation Course Sponsored by American Bankruptcy Institute

Mr. Crawford is the only attorney in the State of Louisiana thus far to have completed the bankruptcy mediation course at St. John’s University and sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute. Read More
October 15, 2014

Taylor Porter Named to Best Places to Work List

Taylor Porter was recently named one of Business Report's 2014 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge!  This honor is a tribute to the men and women who make Taylor Porter a Best Place to work.  For a... Read More
August 19, 2014

Twenty Seven Taylor Porter Attorneys Named 2015 Best Lawyers

Taylor Porter is pleased to announce that 27 attorneys are included in the Best Lawyers® 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America for the Baton Rouge area. Read More
July 30, 2014

Preston Castille Elected Southern University Alumni Federation National President

The Southern University Alumni Federation elected Taylor Porter partner Preston J. Castille, Jr. as its national president.  Read More
July 10, 2013

2013 Louisiana Tax Amnesty Program

Louisiana Tax Alert EXTERNAL ALERT Louisiana Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2013 July 9, 2013   Overview On June 21, 2013, Governor Jindal signed House Bill No. 456 enacting the Louisiana Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2013 (the “Act”). The Act provided that the amnesty... Read More
May 31, 2013

Taylor Porter Receives Excellent Rating from “Chambers USA”

Taylor Porter is pleased to announce new high rankings in “Chambers USA” for 2013. Read More
April 08, 2013

Taylor Porter listed in LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses 2013

Taylor Porter is honored to have been selected as one of the 2013 LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. For more details click link above. Read More
February 21, 2013

Lloyd Lunceford Quoted in Christianity Today Article on Property Disputes

Lloyd Lunceford, a partner in the firm and editor of A Guide to Church Property Law, was quoted in the January 20, 2013, article titled “Chances Improving for Ex-Episcopalians in Property Fights”. The article discussed high-profile court cases in Texas... Read More
February 07, 2013

Richard B. Easterling Joins Taylor Porter

Taylor Porter is pleased to welcome Richard B. Easterling. He joins Taylor Porter as Of Counsel practicing in the areas of governmental relations and regulatory matters with a focus on alcohol beverage licensing and compliance. Read More
February 07, 2013

Employment Law Breakfast Briefing - Wednesday, February 27

Catch up on the three hottest employment issues facing companies today. Read More
February 05, 2013

Health Care Reform Forum - Tuesday, February 26

Join us for an in-depth look at how your employees and bottom line will be impacted by health care reform legislation. Read More
January 09, 2013

Taylor Porter Congraulates Eleven Super Lawyers and Two Rising Stars.

Eleven Taylor Porter attorneys have been named by Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine as top attorneys and two attorneys have been named as Rising Stars in Louisiana for 2013. Read More
January 08, 2013

Kiki Bergeron Named Firm’s Newest Partner

Taylor Porter congratulates Kiki Bergeron who has become a partner in the firm. Read More

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