Jones Walker recently hired six associates in its New Orleans office.
Lauren A. Cyriac is in the corporate practice group.
She earned her law degree from The George Washington University Law School. Cyriac was named top defense attorney at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law’s 2017 West Coast Regional Mock Trial Tournament
Madeline M. Freese is a member of the energy litigation team.
She earned a law degree from Washington University School of Law. Freese served as executive note editor for the Washington University Journal of Law & Policy.
Madison Gaines is in the labor and employment practice group.
She earned her law degree and a graduate diploma in comparative law from LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Gaines served as a judicial extern for U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick and served as editor-in-chief of the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources.
Kylie E. McNamara is in the corporate practice group.
She earned her law degree from Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. McNamara was as an articles editor for the Arizona State Law Journal and served as a judicial intern to U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey.
Marion Strauss is in the litigation practice group and a member of the corporate compliance and white-collar defense team.
She earned her law degree from Emory University School of Law. Strauss was a staff member of the Emory International Law Review and served as a judicial intern and extern in the Hearings Unit of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
L. Davis Williams is a member of the dispute resolution and arbitration team.
He earned his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Williams was articles director of Loyola Law Review and a judicial extern for U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle.
Lindsay E. Reeves has joined Fishman Haygood as special counsel.
Reeves has more than a decade of experience litigating environmental damage cases on behalf of landowners both large and small, public and private.
She earned a law degree, cum laude, from Tulane Law School.
Ashlyn F. Vickers has joined Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn as an associate.
Vickers practices commercial, casualty and insurance law.
She earned a bachelor's, magna cum laude, in political science from Southeastern Louisiana University and a law degree, summa cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Vickers served as a member of both the Loyola Law Review and Moot Court.
Nikki Burmeister has joined LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors as chief operating officer.
Burmeister replaces retiring COO Patricia “Patty” Paz.
She has almost two decades of experience in operations and human resources management in a number of different organizations of varying sizes and industries, including in facilities management, hospitality and health sciences.
Stephanie Bowman?has been hired by?Investar Bank?as specialty finance commercial market manager.
Bowman has 21 years of related experience.
She earned a bachelor's in finance from LSU.
Lauren K. Foshee?has joined the Baton Rouge office of?Jones Walker.
Foshee is an associate in the litigation practice group and a member of the property and personal injury team.
She earned a law degree, magna cum laude, from Loyola New Orleans College of Law. Foshee served as chief of staff for the Loyola Maritime Law Journal.
Gordon Heiselbetz?has been hired by?Our Lady of the Lake Health?as vice president of support services.
Heiselbetz will lead facility management throughout the Baton Rouge market, overseeing food and nutrition services, environmental services, construction, real estate, security and facility operations. He has 33 years of experience in the health care industry, most recently spending the past six years as vice president of support services for the Oklahoma University Health System.
He earned a bachelor's in communications from Lubbock Christian University and a master's in health care administration from Walden University.
Quintarius Queen?has joined?Olivier Group?as a certified financial planner and wealth adviser.
Queen has 5 years of experience.
He earned a bachelor's in finance from LSU.