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Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard announces the selection of 20 attorneys to the 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, as well as two attorneys who received placements on Louisiana’s top lists.

Read more: 20 Lugenbuhl Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists


Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that its Executive Board elected nine new members to the firm effective January 1, 2019. Dykema’s new partners, their resident office and practice descriptions are listed below.

Read more: Dykema Elects Nine New Members


Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard welcomes tax attorney Tyler Arbour as an associate in its New Orleans office. Arbour brings a wealth of experience with tax-related issues, significantly expanding the firm’s tax litigation practice.

Read more: Lugenbuhl Welcomes Associate Tyler Arbour to New Orleans and Expands Tax Practice


Leading law firm Blake Morgan has been appointed to Peabody Trust’s legal services framework, strengthening the firm’s already significant housing association work.

The appointment follows Peabody Trust’s merger with Family Mosaic Housing Group in 2017, which saw Peabody become one of London's largest housing associations. With 55,000 homes and 111,000 residents, the new organisation has revised its legal services framework to support the larger operation.

Blake Morgan, which already works with a wide range of national and regional housing associations, including Clarion Group, One Housing, Optivo and Pennaf, has been appointed to three framework lots – asset management and property, development and construction, and major contracts and commercial disputes.

Read more: Blake Morgan strengthens social housing credentials


Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard is pleased to announce the addition of Todd Crawford, who joins the New Orleans headquarters as an of counsel attorney. Crawford brings a wealth of litigation experience to the firm’s admiralty and maritime practice, and he will continue to service clients along the Gulf Coast as he manages the firm’s newly opened Gulfport, Mississippi office.

Previously, Crawford was a partner of Fowler Rodriguez. In addition to maritime law, he specializes in insurance coverage analysis, personal injury, environmental compliance, contractual indemnity and commercial litigation. He is admitted to practice law in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Illinois and New York.

Read more: Lugenbuhl Welcomes Of Counsel Attorney Todd Crawford