BATON ROUGE (LAWFUEL) — Governor Bobby Jindal has appointed Sharon Rodi of the New Orleans of Adams and Reese, to the Crime Victims Reparation Board. The Board serves to regulate the award payments from the Crime Victims Reparation Fund, also assists victims of violent crimes with unrecovered costs associated with personal injury, death, or catastrophic property loss. The board is comprised of the eleven members.
Rodi, a member of the Litigation Practice Group, works primarily in the areas of insurance defense, casualty litigation, products liability and commercial issues. She has extensive experience with Louisiana workers’ compensation law. Rodi also works on construction issues, particularly in the scaffolding industry, and does work in the area of contracts and successions. Rodi is licensed to practice before all Louisiana State and Federal Courts and represents clients throughout the state. She has earned the highest rating possible (AV®) from Martindale-Hubbell.
Rodi serves on numerous community boards, including WLAE Public Television, St. Mary’s Dominican High School, the Catholic Foundation and Catholic Charities Association. Prior to attending law school, Rodi was a Social Services administrator and served on the Mayor’s Task Force on Human Services and the U.S. House of Representatives Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Affairs. She has received the “Outstanding Alumna of the Year” award from her high school and from St. Mary’s Dominican College.
Adams and Reese has offices in Baton Rouge, LA; Birmingham, AL; Houston, TX; Jackson, MS; Memphis, TN; Mobile, AL; Nashville, TN; New Orleans, LA and Washington, D.C. American Lawyer Magazine includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation’s top 200 firms – “The AmLaw 200.” The National Law Journal also lists the firm on the “NLJ 250” of the nation’s largest law firms.