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Stanley Reuter Thornton Alford LLC

General Information

Year founded: 1997
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Overview

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Stanley Reuter Thornton Alford assists its clients in a wide variety of complex litigation and commercial matters. Our diverse practice includes commercial litigation, the representation of attorneys and law firms in disciplinary and organizational matters, appellate advocacy, intellectual property litigation, construction law, and other areas. The firm brings together an exceptionally talented group of attorneys, each of whom has demonstrated a commitment to professional excellence through superior academic performance and distinction in the practice of law.

Our firm’s attorneys are leaders in the bar. Rick Stanley serves as a Chairman of the LSBA’s Committee on Codes of Lawyer and Judicial Conduct and as a member of the Ethics 2000 Committee. The Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed him as a member to its Special Committee to Study Financial Assistance to Clients.

The firm’s members also serve on law school faculties and academic boards. Rick Stanley is an adjunct professor of law at Tulane Law School, where he teaches legal ethics and trial advocacy. Bryan Reuter, who holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, teaches computer law and an intellectual-property seminar at Loyola Law School. He also serves on the Tulane University School of Engineering Board of Advisors, and chairs the Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board.

This site provides more detail about our attorneys and our unique practice. In each of our practice areas, our commitment to our clients is the same: to deliver the best legal representation in every matter we handle.

Rankings

Stanley Reuter Thornton Alford LLC is metro ranked in 21 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

New Orleans, LA
Tier 1 for Appellate Practice
Tier 1 for Bet-the-Company Litigation
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Tier 1 for Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Rankings

Metro Rankings

New Orleans, LA
Tier 1 for Appellate Practice
Tier 1 for Bet-the-Company Litigation
Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Tier 1 for Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 1 for Litigation - Construction
Tier 1 for Litigation - Intellectual Property
Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 1 for Technology Law
Tier 1 for Trademark Law
Tier 2 for Administrative / Regulatory Law
Tier 2 for Energy Law
Tier 2 for Energy Regulatory Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Antitrust
Tier 2 for Litigation - Securities
Tier 2 for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Tier 2 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 3 for Litigation - First Amendment

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Utilities Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Awards

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  • 2013 Best Lawyers
  • 2013 Louisiana Super Lawyers®, Richard C. Stanley listed in Top 10
  • Best Law Firms, 2013 U.S. News Best Lawyers
  • Chambers U.S.A., Richard C. Stanley listed as leading lawyer

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Management and Personnel

Managing Member
Richard C. Stanley
Managing Member
Kathryn W. Munson
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