A firm highlighted among the Special Finance 175 — McGlinchey Stafford — recently announced that 19 attorneys and eight of its practice areas have been recognized in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Each McGlinchey practice area maintained its 2019 ranking, and the firm added two “band-ranked” attorneys in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA.

The firm was commended for its strength in the following practices, based on client commentary:

— Nationwide: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance and Litigation)
— Louisiana: Banking & Finance
— Louisiana Bankruptcy/Restructuring
— Louisiana Corporate/M&A
— Louisiana Labor & Employment
— Louisiana Litigation: General Commercial
— Louisiana Real Estate
— Mississippi Litigation: General Commercial

The full list of McGlinchey Stafford attorneys listed in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA includes:

— Ricardo Aguilar, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Louisiana) and Litigation: General Commercial (Louisiana)
— Rodolfo Aguilar Jr., Corporate/M&A (Louisiana)
— Samuel Bacot, Real Estate (Louisiana)
— Patrick Beauchamp, Banking & Finance: Public Finance (Louisiana)
— Stephen Beiser, Labor & Employment (Louisiana)
— Magdalen Blessey Bickford, Labor & Employment (Louisiana)
— Lauren Campisi, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) (Nationwide) and Banking & Finance (Louisiana)
— Rudy Cerone, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Louisiana)
— Douglas Charnas, Tax (District of Columbia)
— Katherine Conklin, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Louisiana)
— Mark Edelman, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) (Nationwide)
— Manuel Farach, Real Estate (South Florida)
— Dewey Hembree III, Litigation: General Commercial (Mississippi)
— Christine Lipsey, Litigation: General Commercial (Louisiana)
— Jean-Paul Perrault, Corporate/M&A (Louisiana)
— Michael Rubin, Banking & Finance (Louisiana)
— Jess Sperry, Real Estate (Louisiana)
— Stephen Strohschein, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Louisiana)
— Hunter Twiford III, Litigation: General Commercial (Mississippi)

Chambers USA conducts in-depth, objective interviews of thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world to compile its directories. The publication’s rankings are based on interviews with those active in the legal services marketplace, namely law firm clients and individual lawyers, as well as assessments of a law firm’s recent work on behalf of its clients.

Rankings are determined by evaluating qualities clients most value in lawyers and law firms, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment, among others.