Butler Snow has expanded the firm’s Baton Rouge, La., office as the attorneys of Kantrow Spaht Weaver & Blitzer join the firm, bringing the total number of attorneys locally to 24 and more than 385 firm-wide. Butler Snow’s Baton Rouge office now becomes the fifth largest in the firm behind Ridgeland, Miss., Nashville and Memphis, Tenn. and Birmingham, Ala.

Attorneys joining Butler Snow’s Baton Rouge office are Connell L. Archey, Sidney M. Blitzer, Jr., Diane L. Crochet, Keith J. Fernandez, Jennifer Aaron Hataway, George P. Holmes, Lee. C. Kantrow, Jacob M. Kantrow, W. Scott Keaty, Alléna W. McCain, Julie M. McCall, Joshua G. McDiarmid, John C. Miller, Randal J. Robert, David S. Rubin, Bob D. Tucker and Richard F. Zimmerman, Jr.

The attorneys will join Butler Snow officially on Jan. 1, 2020.

Learn more about the attorneys joining Butler Snow below.


Connell L. Archey

Connell will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where he will practice within the Tort, Transportation and Specialized Litigation group.

Connell earned his Juris Doctor from the Louisiana Law Center and received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. He is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and American Bar Associations and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.


Sidney M. Blitzer, Jr.

Sidney will be a member of Butler Snow’s business department where he will practice within the Finance, Real Estate and Restructuring group in an Of Counsel role.

Sidney earned his Juris Doctor from the Louisiana State University Law Center and received his bachelor’s degree from Duke University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Administration and Tax Law. Sidney has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell® and Best Lawyers in America®. He is a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, Estate and Business Planning Council of Baton Rouge, Louisiana Law Institute and the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and American Bar Associations.


Diane L. Crochet

Diane will be a member of Butler Snow’s business department where she will practice within the Finance, Real Estate and Restructuring group.

Diane earned her Juris Doctor from the Louisiana State University Law Center and received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. She is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a member of the Louisiana, Baton Rouge and American Bar Associations.


Keith J. Fernandez

Keith will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where he will practice within the Commercial Litigation group.

Keith earned his Juris Doctor, D.C.L. from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. He is a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association and the Louisiana Bar Association.


Jennifer Aaron Hataway

Jennifer will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where she will practice within the Labor and Employment group.

Jennifer earned her Juris Doctor from the Louisiana State University Law Center and received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. She is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a member of the Louisiana, Baton Rouge, American and Federal Bar Associations.


George P. Holmes

George will be a member of Butler Snow’s business department where he will practice within the Business Services group.

George earned his Juris Doctor, D.C.L. from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree from Millsaps College. He is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and American Bar Associations.


Jacob M. Kantrow

Jacob will be a member of Butler Snow’s business department where he will practice within the Business Services group.

Jacob earned his Juris Doctor, B.C.L. from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. He is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and American Bar Associations.


Lee C. Kantrow

Lee will be a member of Butler Snow’s business department where he will practice within the Business Services group.

Lee earned his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and received his bachelor’s degree from Tulane University. He is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and American Bar Associations.


W. Scott Keaty

Scott will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where he will practice within the Commercial Litigation group.

Scott earned his Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Federal Bar Associations.


Alléna W. McCain

Alléna will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where she will practice within the Tort, Transportation and Specialized Litigation group. She earned her Juris Doctor, D.C.L. from Louisiana State University.

 

 


Julie M. McCall

Julie will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where she will practice within the Commercial Litigation group.

Julie earned her Juris Doctor, B.C.L. from Louisiana State University and received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University. She is a member of the Federal, Louisiana and Baton Rouge Bar Associations.


Joshua G. McDiarmid

Josh will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where he will practice within the Commercial Litigation group.

Josh earned his Juris Doctor, D.C.L. from Louisiana State University and received his bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College. He is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and Texas. Josh is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association and the Baton Rouge Bar Association.


John C. Miller

Jack will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where he will practice within the Labor and Employment group in an Of Counsel role.

Jack earned his Juris Doctor and bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. He is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and American Bar Associations as well as the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.


Randal J. Robert

Randy will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where he will practice within the Commercial Litigation group.

Randy earned his Juris Doctor and bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. He also graduated from the University of Wisconsin’s Bank Administration Institute School of Banking. Randy is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association and Louisiana Bar Association.


David S. Rubin

David will be a member of Butler Snow’s business department where he will practice within the Finance, Real Estate and Restructuring group.

David earned his Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University and is a member of the Louisiana and American Bar Associations. He has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell®, Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers USA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law.


Bob D. Tucker

Bob will be a member of Butler Snow’s business department where he will practice within the Business Services group.

Bob earned his Juris Doctor from Tulane University and received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Louisiana State University. He is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and a member of the Baton Rouge and Louisiana Bar Associations.


Richard F. Zimmerman, Jr.

Richard will be a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department where he will practice within the Commercial Litigation group.

Richard earned his Juris Doctor and bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. He has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell® and Best Lawyers in America®. Richard is a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana and American Bar Associations.


 

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