Twelve Attorneys Named To The 2023 Best Lawyers In America© List

Twelve partners have been named to the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America©, including the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America List, the definitive peer-review guide to legal excellence.

Partners Stephen D. Marx (Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Law), George A. Mueller, III (Real Estate Law), George B. Recile (Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs), Matthew A. Sherman (Commercial Litigation), and James M. Williams (Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs) were included in the 29th edition of the publication. Partners Patrick K. Reso (Elder law, Trusts and Estates), Fred L. Herman (Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs), Conrad Meyer, IV (Health Care Law, Real Estate Law), and David R. Sherman (Tax Law, Trusts and Estates) were recognized by Best Lawyers for 10 years on the list.

The 3rd edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch included three attorneys: associate Rory V. Bellina, and partners Patrick K. Follette and Jacob D. Young, who were first listed in 2021.

The Best Lawyers methodology is built upon the foundation of peer review, capturing the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers uses a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluation of the quality of legal services. Every name on the list has been nominated by a client or trusted source and is then vetted by the nation’s top 5 percent of legal talent.

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

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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.