Jones Walker merges with Mississippi law firm
Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre L.L.P., the New Orleans firm, will merge with Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A., a Jackson by January 1. This Mississippi based firm includes 67 attorneys one of which is former Mississippi Gov. William Winter. The merger will persist under the name of Jones Walker, with more than 375 attorneys operational in 15 offices in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and the District of Columbia. The combined firm will now be one of the two or three largest firms in the Gulf South.