Barrasso Usdin named Louisiana Firm of the Year for the Second Year in a Row

January 31, 2014

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. was named Louisiana Firm of the Year, for the second year in a row, at the annual Benchmark US Award ceremony held on January 29th, 2014 at the Essex House Hotel in New York. Benchmark Litigation conducted research, collected peer reviews, and reviewed supplementary questionnaires of significant cases in order to select the four firms in the running for Louisiana, and to name Barrasso Usdin as the Louisiana Firm of the Year.

Benchmark Litigation is the only publication on the market that focuses exclusively on litigation in the United States. Every year, Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading litigation firms and lawyers in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Among litigation firms in Louisiana, Barrasso Usdin has been “highly recommended”—Benchmark’s premier designation—every year Benchmark Litigation has been published. Benchmark Litigation’s list of “local litigation stars” included five Barrasso Usdin attorneys, and the “future stars” list included three Barrasso Usdin attorneys. Again, both lists including the most attorneys of any firm represented.

Local Litigation Stars – Louisiana: Judy Barrasso, George C. Freeman, III, Stephen H. Kupperman, Richard E. Sarver, and Steven W. Usdin

Future Litigation Stars – Louisiana: Celeste Coco-Ewing, Craig Isenberg, and H. Minor Pipes, III 

Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading US trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the US litigation market, the publication’s rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Supplementary firm information is also submitted in the form of a questionnaire. The guide’s “local litigation stars” reflect lawyers who are recommended by peers and clients to have established consistent reputations as trial attorneys, while “future stars” are those litigators who are highlighted as likely to be become “local litigation stars” in coming editions. Benchmark’s independent research is conducted annually between February and June.

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. is a litigation law firm located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Firm has experience litigating complex civil cases throughout the country, including all types of commercial disputes, class actions, environmental cases, intellectual property cases, insurance bad faith and coverage cases, and securities arbitrations, litigation, and regulatory matters.