Litigation

SNW Partner Ryan J. Richmond obtains confirmation of Louisiana’s First Subchapter V (Small Business) Bankruptcy Plan

Sternberg, Nacarri & White, LLC is pleased to announce that Partner Ryan J. Richmond has achieved a significant milestone in Louisiana bankruptcy plans: he has successfully obtained confirmation of Louisiana’s first Small Business Bankruptcy Plan of Reorganization under the new Subchapter V. Richmond’s Client, A. P. B. Trucking, LLC d/b/a Batiste’s Trucking (APB)’s plan of reorganization received …

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Justin Alsterberg Joins SNW as Managing Partner of Litigation

NEW ORLEANS – The law firm of Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC, with offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, is thrilled to announce the addition of Justin Alsterberg as its Managing Partner of Litigation. Justin, a seasoned trial attorney, will lead the SNW litigation group, which represents businesses and individuals throughout the state of …

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SNW Scores Significant Victory in Bond Commission Lawsuit

COURT RULES LAWSUIT AGAINST LOUISIANA STATE BOND COMMISSION CAN PROCEED, ALSO INDICATES THE COMMISSION ACTED UNLAWFULLY WHEN IT EXCLUDED UNDERWRITING BIDS FROM LARGEST BANKS Court Soundly Rejects State’s Effort to Dismiss Lawsuit, Commenting that the Commission’s Actions Were “Obviously Unlawful”  BATON ROUGE –  A Louisiana state court Judge ruled yesterday that a lawsuit against the …

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SNW Obtains Dismissal of Defamation Suit via Louisiana Anti-SLAPP law

In October of 2017, Danny Lawler was shocked to learn his father was in the hospital and rushed to his bedside. What he found there was extremely disturbing: he believed the staff there was completely inattentive. So, he complained. Lawler, the former Publisher of the Shreveport Inquisitor, took to Facebook to voice his frustration, and …

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34 National, International Media Organizations File Brief in Support of SNW Appeal on behalf of The Advocate

An impressive group of media and open government entities from Louisiana and around the world, led by the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press, have moved to file a brief amici curae in support of an appeal the firm is prosecuting on behalf of The Advocate. Read the amici brief here. The case involves an Advocate reporter’s …

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New Orleans City Council’s Short Term Rentals Vote Explained

After a long debate today, the New Orleans City Council set in motion a process that will dramatically change the City of New Orleans’ short-term rentals laws. By a unanimous 7-0 vote, the Council passed a motion to establish the following changes: Homestead Exemption Requirement: In residential areas, STRs will only be allowed on properties …

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