Rebecca Hinton Selected to BRAC Leadership Baton Rouge Class of 2021

January 15, 2021

Taylor Porter attorney Rebecca Hinton has been selected to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Leadership Baton Rouge Class of 2021. The selected participants represent a cross section of the Capital Region’s business, civic and non-profit communities.

Hinton continues a tradition of several Taylor Porter attorneys participating in a program that was founded in 1985 to prepare a diverse group of professionals for leadership positions in the community. There are now more than 1,000 graduates of the program, many of whom serve in leadership positions on boards and commissions, and hold local, state, or federal elected offices. The program focuses on topic areas such as education, diversity and inclusivity, city and state government, health care and social issues, economic development, the arts and culture, and the criminal justice system.

At Taylor Porter, Hinton represents individuals and businesses in the areas of trust and estates/estate planning; taxation; successions; tax-exempt organizations; corporate matters; and tax controversies. She is ranked by her peers among the Best Lawyers in America (2020, 2021) in trusts and estates and tax law. She is an adjunct professor at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, and frequently presents at CLE and other seminars on the topics of federal estate and gift taxation, estate planning, and federal taxation. Hinton serves as vice president of the Estate & Business Planning Council of Baton Rouge, and she is a board member of the nonprofit SportsBR. Hinton earned her J.D., in 2006, from LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, and she earned a bachelor of science in accounting from Louisiana Tech University, in 2003. 

Members of the 2021 BRAC Leadership Baton Rouge class include:

  • Karen R. Austin, LCSW-BACS, CSM, CSPO – Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services
  • NeShana S. Bilbrew – Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System
  • Aneatra P. Boykin – BREC
  • Kimberly C. Brown – Ochsner Health
  • Tristi B. Charpentier – Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation
  • Helen T. Frink – Office of Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome
  • Marlin S. Glenn – Hollingsworth Richards Ford
  • Lauren N. Hebert Henderson – The Mayors Healthy City Initiative
  • Johnathan S. Hill – Franklin Associates
  • Rebecca M. Hinton – Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips L.L.P.
  • Carlton B. Jones – Southern University Alumni Federation
  • Matthew S. Jones – Milton J. Womack, Inc.
  • Emily C. LeBeau – New Schools for Baton Rouge
  • Benjamin J. Leger – 225 Magazine
  • Tara McLin SHRM-SCP, PHR – Unitas Consulting
  • Cydney W. Morris – St. Joseph’s Academy
  • Jayson W. Newell – Baton Rouge Area Chamber 
  • Haley N. Norton – Louisiana State University
  • Nathan J. Rust – Prestigious Painting
  • Seth M. Schilling – Entergy 
  • Amey S. Shortess Crousillac – Capital Area United Way
  • Chelsea P. Smith, CSPO – Turner Industries Group
  • Sophia D. Solomon, MSN, RN – Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
  • Jamee B. Steele – The Tatman Group
  • Edgardo J. Tenreiro – Baton Rouge General Medical Center
  • Michael B. Victorian – Phelps Dunbar
  • Therese M. Walker – Emergent Method
  • Brandy D. Williams – East Baton Rouge Parish School System
  • Dishili D. Young – Neel-Schaffer, Inc.


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