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Peer Recognition


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We are proud of the accomplishments of our attorneys and staff. At Roedel Parsons, we consistently strive for excellence and to broaden the scope of our legal abilities to better serve our clientele and community. To learn more about the news you read here, please contact us online or call our Baton Rouge Office at 225-929-7033, New Orleans Office at 504-566-1801.

The Firm is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have received recognition by the Best Lawyers of America organization for 2021:

Thomas E. Balhoff – Litigation – Insurance; Litigation – Labor & Employment; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions; Product Liability Litigation

Luke F. Piontek – Energy Law

Charles (Chuck) M. Pisano – Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Larry M. Roedel – Litigation; Labor & Employment; "Bet the Company" Litigation

The Firm further congratulates Thomas E. Balhoff for his recognition as "2020 Lawyer of the Year" in the practice of Litigation-Labor and Employment in Baton Rouge and his inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Litigation-Insurance; Mass Tort Litigation; and Product Liability Litigation.

"The Best Lawyers in America" is a publication by U.S. News & World Report that surveys the legal profession for each jurisdiction in which the firm practices and highlights the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the U.S. 

The Firm is proud to announce that the following attorney has been accepted into membership by Chambers USA for 2021:

Luke F. Piontek

“Chambers USA” ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across the USA. Its legal rankings are based on in-depth market analysis and independent research, conducted by its experienced team of researchers. Chambers USA produces market-leading ranking tables that are compiled through assessment of a firm’s work and opinions from external market sources, with an emphasis on client feedback. Firms and lawyers need to demonstrate sustained excellence in order to be ranked in the guide.

The Firm is also proud to announce that the following attorneys have received an “AV” Rating, the highest available, from Martindale Hubbell:

Larry M. Roedel
Kent Parsons
C.J. Blache
Wayne J. Fontana
Thomas E. Balhoff
Charles (Chuck) M. Pisano
Richard L. Seelman
Jan K. Frankowski 


We acknowledge that every case, project, and assignment requires a Team effort. Those receiving Peer Recognition are only as successful as the Team which supports their efforts. 

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