Liskow & Lewis
Liskow & Lewis

Liskow & Lewis

4 Star Rating     1 review

http://www.liskow.com/ 
Main Office:

One Shell Square, 701 Poydras Street,Suite 5000 | New Orleans | LA | 70139

Phone: 504-581-7979 | Fax: 504-556-4108

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Year of establishment 1935 Number of partners 64
Number of offices 4 Partner to associate ratio 1.60
Biggest office New Orleans Percentage of women attorneys 23.00
Number of attorneys 128 Percentage of minority attorneys 8.40
Number of associates 39
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Liskow & Lewis Reviews

- Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Advice to law firm management: I would give the staff raises as well as have a clear advancement system. It would do more to keep competent staff around as well as improve morale. I would also emphasize to the attorneys to be nice to the staff as well. I think that would make the environment happier for everyone.

Pros: The work I have done has been very challenging and detail specific due to this type of law. I have found most of my colleagues are easily reached and I can get advice for most things. What few times this hasn't been the case was due to it being a never before seen legal scenario.

Cons: The staff attorney relations have been strained. Compared to us the attorneys they do not have a lot of room for advancement. Also some of the attorneys could be a little nicer to the staff. I have seen some of my colleagues get angry for small things that they could handle themselves.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

Overview


Liskow & Lewis established ourselves as leaders in energy law by counseling the most significant names in the oil and gas industry. Our attorneys, known as top performers in law schools across the state and nation, achieve in disciplines beyond our deep energy reserves. The firm provides comprehensive client representation in litigation and transactional matters across a wide range of business matters


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Liskow & Lewis Awards and Recognitions


Liskow Attorney Lawrence Simon Awarded IEL's Lifetime Achievement in Energy Litigation Award

Fendler to Receive New Orleans Bar Association's Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

Liskow & Lewis Receives LSBA Diversity Award

Dana Douglas Receives LSBA Crystal Gavel Award

Liskow & Lewis Receives SBIEC 2013 Louisiana Excellence Award

Abaunza Honored with LSBA President's Award

Dana M. Douglas Receives Louisiana Civil Service League's Lemann Award

Leon J. Reymond, Jr. Receives New Orleans Bar Association's Presidents' Award

Liskow & Lewis Awarded National Aid and Defender Association's Beacon of Justice Award

Liskow & Lewis to be Awarded Pro Bono Award by the Federal Bar Association

Douglas Receives Distinguished LSBA's President Award

Don Abaunza Named Recipient of Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award

Liskow & Lewis Receives 2008 Pro Bono Law Firm Award

Gene W. Lafitte Receives Special Achievement in Energy Litigation Award

Lafitte Selected for Special Achievement in Energy Litigation Award

Liskow & Lewis Receives Chevron Law Function's Diversity Recognition Award

Diversity


Liskow & Lewis is committed to enhancing the racial, cultural and gender diversity within our firm and our profession. We believe that diversity makes us a stronger and more capable organization and that it enables us to better serve our clients in all practice areas.

We commit to investing the time and resources necessary to hire, mentor and retain lawyers of diverse backgrounds, recognizing that diversity efforts must not end with recruitment. Members of our firm actively participate in several national and local organizations that promote diversity within our profession, including the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, National Bar Association, Minority Corporate Counsel Association and the Louisiana Bar Association's Minority Involvement and Diversity Sections.

Summer associate program


Liskow & Lewis' summer associate program serves as the primary source for hiring entry-level attorneys. The 2012 program is designed to allow second-year law students the opportunity to learn first-hand about the practice of law and, more importantly, about our unique culture and dynamic law practice.

Summer associates are not typically assigned to a specific section of the firm. Rather, we encourage law students to work with several different practice groups over the course of their clerkship. This flexibility not only promotes a better understanding of the firm and our attorneys, it also provides an opportunity for a summer associate to develop or hone a particular interest or work preference during his or her clerkship. Each summer associate also is assigned an attorney mentor who acts as a guide through the clerkship experience and as an additional resource to assist the summer associate in making an informed career decision.

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