Louisiana might be known as "The Sportsman's Paradise" but as anyone who's driven down I-10 and seen those infamous trial lawyer billboards knows, the state's other reputation is its status as America's "Lawsuit Paradise."


Louisiana's unbridled love for litigation is well-documented, but as our newest research demonstrates, a recent development in one of the Louisiana's biggest lawsuits threatens to do serious harm - not just to the business community, but to the land itself. Read more...

Keva Landrum, the former Orleans Parish criminal court judge who lost in a December runoff against Jason Williams for district attorney, is the Biden administration's choice to serve as U.S. Attorney in New Orleans, a source with knowledge of the nomination said.

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Landrum, 48, would oversee an office that prosecutes federal cases across the Eastern District of Louisiana, which includes 13 parishes in the state's southeast. She would succeed Peter Strasser, who left office Feb. 28 in a purge of remaining Trump-era U.S. attorneys. Read more...

A veteran prosecutor known for his no-nonsense style is President Joe Biden’s pick to be the next U.S. attorney in Baton Rouge, according to a source with knowledge of the nomination.

Ronald Gathe Jr., who has spent two decades working as a prosecutor for parish district attorneys, would become U.S. attorney if confirmed by the Senate. Read more...

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