Recognized for Excellence in 8 Practice Areas NEW ORLEANS–LAWFU…

Recognized for Excellence in 8 Practice Areas

NEW ORLEANS–LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – McGlinchey Stafford PLLC has been named by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2007 as one of the top law firms in the country, garnering distinction for eight of its practice groups and 13 of its attorneys.

The firm was listed as one of the top firms in the nation in Consumer Financial Services Regulation, with attorneys Bennet Koren and Mark Edelman gaining recognition as two of the best in lawyers in the field nationwide. Additionally, the firm was recognized as one of the nation’s top firms for Product Liability. Colvin “Woody” Norwood was listed as one of the best attorneys in this field with particular emphasis on his expertise in the automobile industry.

“To be recognized by our clients and peers as leaders in these areas is an extraordinary accomplishment,” said Rudy Aguilar, managing member of McGlinchey Stafford. “This is truly an honor for our firm.”

McGlinchey Stafford rankings include:

Practice Groups

Consumer Financial Services Regulation (National)
Banking & Finance (Louisiana)
Corporate/M&A (Louisiana)
Gaming & Licensing (Louisiana)
Labor & Employment (Louisiana, Mississippi)
Litigation (Mississippi)
Real Estate (Louisiana)


Mark S. Edelman Consumer Financial Services Regulation (National)
Bennet S. Koren Consumer Financial Services Regulation (National)
Colvin G. Norwood Products Liability; Products Liability: Automotive (National)
Rodolfo J. Aguilar Jr. Corporate/M&A (Louisiana)
Rudy Cerone Corporate/M&A: Bankruptcy (Louisiana)
R. Keith Colvin Real Estate (Louisiana)
James Fantaci Corporate/M&A (Louisiana)
Deborah Harkins Gaming & Licensing (Louisiana)
Tim Lindsay Labor & Employment (Mississippi)
Michael H. Rubin Banking & Finance (Louisiana)
Hunter Twiford Litigation (Mississippi)
Paul Slocomb West Gaming & Licensing (Louisiana)
David S. Willenzik Banking & Finance (Louisiana)

The Chambers peer assessment system ranks attorneys on their technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.


McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC is a commercial law firm with eight offices located in Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio and Texas. Key areas of practice include banking and consumer financial services, business and corporate law, environmental, gaming, labor and employment, trust, wills and estates, government relations, healthcare, litigation, real estate and taxation. The website address is

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