High Stakes Litigator of the Year

James M. Williams, Leader of The Trial Team and Head of Litigation for Chehardy Sherman Williams law firm has been named the 2022 “High Stakes Litigator of the Year” for Louisiana by Acquisition International (AI). When announcing the award, the group stated, “No matter how successful a business might be… there will always be a network of trusted lawyers behind the scenes” and that they wanted to highlight Williams as one of the profession’s “shining lights.”  AI’s selection team handpicked the award recipients and, in their words, “left no stone unturned to ensure that these awards were allocated only to those that truly deserve them.”   

AI is an international business publication and has established itself as “the voice of modern business.” Corporate executives have relied on AI to deliver business knowledge, insight, and news for more than a decade. 

Chehardy Sherman Williams, founded in the Greater New Orleans area, has been a leading law firm serving Southeastern Louisiana since 1989.

We put decades of legal practice to work for our clients and provide more personalized services to achieve their desired results. From businesses and individuals across more than ten practice areas, we can provide more experience and more representation.

We can help resolve a wide range of complex legal issues in all courts, including parish, state, and federal branches. Our attorneys have represented cases across Louisiana and the country. Armed with a profound and comprehensive knowledge of the legal system, we are devoted to protecting your legal rights while upholding the highest standards of the justice system.

We are consistently recognized as leaders in the industry, earning local and national accolades for results, service, and commitment.