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COVID-19 CARES Act and SBA Business Assistance

There are two main loans: (1) the Revised Economic Disaster Loan (“EIDL”) and (2) the Paycheck Protection Program loan (“PPP”). You can apply for the EIDL directly on the SBA website. You can apply for the PPP with your local … Continue reading

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Welcoming Two New Attorneys to Our Metairie Office

Welcoming Steven M. Mauterer and Artis G. Ulmer, III  to our Metairie office. Mr. Mauterer joined Blue Williams as of counsel for the firm. His practice consists of municipality and law enforcement agency defense, elected official (ethics and civil) defense, … Continue reading

Children’s Hospital Sugarplum Ball

Our attorneys Amanda Plaiscia, Rebecca Wilmore, April Watson, Carolan Luning, Jacob Best, and Craig Watson attended the Children’s Hospital New Orleans Sugarplum Ball this past weekend. Blue Williams is proud to continue supporting this fundraising event and CHNOLA.  

Annual LSBA Tax Section Mardi Gras Meeting

April Watson, an attorney with Blue Williams, along with Antonio Ferachi, Director of Litigation and Luke Morris, Assistant Secretary, Louisiana Department of Revenue, spoke about personal and taxing jurisdiction at a Louisiana State Bar Association CLE. The Annual Tax Section Mardi Gras … Continue reading

Empower 2020

A group of our attorneys and our marketing coordinator attended Empower 2020 on February 12, 2020 at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans. Junior Achievement and New Orleans CityBusiness put on this annual event to promote “Women Empowering Women” and to encourage diversity and equality … Continue reading

Christopher Grace Selected as “Top 100 Personal Injury Attorney in Louisiana”

Congratulations to Christopher Grace, a partner with Blue Williams, who was selected by the American Board of Trial Attorneys as one of America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys in Louisiana for 2020. Mr. Grace’s practice areas include Automobile/Trucking, Personal/Commercial Property … Continue reading

Five Blue Williams Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America

Congratulations to partners Richard Vale, Steve Pizzo, Guice Giambrone, Kurt Blankenship, and Bill Reinhardt who were selected to the 26th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

2020 Edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers

Congratulations to our attorneys who were selected to the 2020 Edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Super Lawyers:  Kurt Blankenship- Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice Defense Christopher Grace- Personal Injury, General Defense Stephen Pizzo- Healthcare Law Scott Soule- Transportation/Maritime … Continue reading

Franchising Your Business: The FTC Rule, Disclosure, Registration, and Other Considerations

Now that tax season is behind us and you have a fresh perspective on your company’s financial health, you may be looking to capitalize on your business’ success with a view toward expansion. Many small businesses turn to franchising as … Continue reading