- Mar 182021
We are proud to announce that Richard Sarver has been inducted into the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Hall of Fame. According to Lawdragon, the exclusive list includes lawyers who “are among the most acclaimed of their generation, having led America’s signature law firms to unprecedented heights, achieved civil rights advances and changed our world for the better.”
- Feb 192021
On February 23, 2021, Chloé Chetta will serve as a panelist for a CLE hosted by the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
- Feb 052021
We are proud to announce that John W. Joyce has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows comprise a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities.
- Jan 272021
We are pleased to announce that founding members, Judy Barrasso and Richard E. Sarver, have been recognized in the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America guide. The Lawdragon 500 is viewed as one of the most elite guides for the legal industry.
- Jan 262021Judy Barrasso Presented on the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance
On Thursday, January 21, 2021, Judy Barrasso presented on "ALI Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance" for a regional symposium organized by American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) and National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC).
- Jan 122021
Barrasso Usdin is proud to announce that six attorneys have been awarded the firm’s annual award for exceptional contributions to pro bono service in 2020: Michael A. Balascio, Chloé M. Chetta, Christine M. Calogero, John W. Joyce, Lon D. LeSueur, Jr., and Shaun P. McFall.
- Jan 072021
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver is pleased to announce the promotion of two associates. The firm welcomes Christine M. Calogero and Laurence ("Lon") D. LeSueur, Jr. as partners of the firm.
- Dec 282020
We are proud to announce that eleven attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers. Nine attorneys were named to "Louisiana Super Lawyers" and two were named to "Louisiana Rising Stars."
- Dec 092020
The firm is proud to announce that Laurence D. LeSueur, Jr. was recently selected for New Orleans CityBusiness "Ones to Watch: Law."
- Nov 062020
We are pleased to welcome Whitney M. Antoine, Taylor L. Gamm, and Aaron M. Ruffin to the firm as associates.
- Nov 052020
We are proud to announce that the firm has been ranked as a “Best Law Firm” in the 2021 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”.
- Sep 222020
We are proud to announce that Judy Barrasso has been named a Lawdragon Legend for 2020. The Lawdragon Legends are members who have been selected for the elite guide, Lawdragon 500, ten times since Lawdragon was founded in 2005.
- Aug 202020
We are please to announce that 12 attorneys were selected for The Best Lawyers in America and 4 were named as "Lawyer of the Year" for 2021.
- Aug 202020
We are pleased to announce that eight associates haven been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch. Recognition in the publication is based entirely on peer review and we are proud to see so many of our associates recognized for their outstanding professional excellence.
- Aug 052020
Barrasso Usdin is pleased to announce that Judy Barrasso and Celeste Coco-Ewing have been selected for inclusion in Benchmark Litigation's Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2020. According to Benchmark, the women selected for the publication "have earned their place amongst the leading female litigators by participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients."
- Jun 252020
Barrasso Usdin is proud to announce that the firm has joined the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).
- Jun 252020
We are pleased to announce that Barrasso Usdin has joined the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Louisiana, as well as leading law firms in Louisiana and across the nation, in a litigation campaign challenging racially discriminatory policing practices in Louisiana.
- May 272020
On Wednesday, May 28, 2020, Chloé will join four experienced litigators in discussing recent cases impacting federal removal and remand, including the United States Fifth Circuit’s approval of pre-suit or “snap” removal and expansion of federal officer removal, among other complex issues.
- Apr 242020
We are pleased to announce that Barrasso Usdin has been named by Chambers USA as a top tier firm in Louisiana for commercial litigation for the seventeenth year in a row.
- Apr 212020
We are pleased to announce that founding members, Judy Barrasso and Richard E. Sarver, have been recognized in the 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America guide.
- Apr 092020
We are pleased to announce that Barrasso Usdin is providing support to frontline healthcare workers, and restaurant and music industry workers, through a new program, Lawyers' Initiative Giving Hospitals Thanks (L.I.G.H.T.)
- Mar 032020
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. was named Louisiana Litigation Firm of the Year at the Benchmark US Annual Awards dinner held on February 27, 2020 at The Pierre in New York. This is the 7th time the firm has won this award.
- Feb 182020
Barrasso Usdin attorney Christine ("Chrissy") M. Calogero has been selected for the New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2020.
- Jan 312020
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Craig Isenberg has been named Managing Partner of the firm. Craig joined the firm in 2004 and previously served on the firm’s Executive Committee.
- Jan 152020
We are proud to announce that eleven attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers. Nine attorneys were named to "Louisiana Super Lawyers" and two were named to "Louisiana Rising Stars."
- Nov 042019
We are pleased to announce that 4 Partners were named to New Orleans Magazine's 2019 Top Lawyers list: Judy Barrasso, Celeste Coco-Ewing, Richard Sarver, and Steven Usdin.
- Nov 012019
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. has been ranked as a “Best Law Firm” in the 2020 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”.