July 02, 2021
Clients and peers in the 2021 Chambers USA Guide ranked the Taylor Porter environmental law practice among the top Louisiana environmental law firms. In addition to the firm’s practice ranking, Taylor Porter Partner Tim Poché was honored in Environment: Litigation, and Partners Anne Crochet and Robin Toups received honors in Environmental Law. Recognition is based on Chambers USA’s extensive independent research that includes in-depth interviews with clients and peer attorneys.
Crochet, the Firm’s Environmental Regulatory and Litigation Practice Leader, ranked in the Top Tier Band 1 in Environmental Law in Louisiana for the sixth year in a row. Lawyers achieve Band 1 rankings through reviews in technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Highlights from the 2021 Chambers guide on Taylor Porter’s environmental practice group and Crochet, Poché and Toups include:
Environmental Practice: “Respected Baton Rouge-based firm with extensive environmental law expertise, acting for a range of energy, waste management and industrial companies. Handles a broad spectrum of environmental law issues, with substantial experience in regulatory compliance, defending enforcement actions and wider environmental law disputes. Offers notable strengths in class action litigation and defending claims related to groundwater remediation, contamination and oilfield waste. Additionally noted for advising clients on legislative and regulatory developments in the area. The team works collaboratively and plays to each member’s strengths. Taylor Porter has superior technical depth and is exceptionally responsive.”
“Anne Crochet advises her clients on a range of environmental matters such as waste management compliance. She also handles contentious environmental matters.”
“Tim Poché has both regulatory and litigation experience. He advises clients on areas such as waste and water compliance, as well as permitting and remediation.”
“Robin Toups has considerable regulatory and litigation experience. Her practice includes both state and federal proceedings, including significant expertise in CAA compliance. Her chemical engineering degree and work experience provide valuable expertise for problem solving, case development and management.”
For more about Taylor Porter’s Environmental Regulatory and Litigation practice, along with a list of the group’s lawyers, see here.
Taylor Porter: Founded in 1912, Taylor Porter is one of the oldest, largest and most respected law firms in Louisiana. Taylor Porter, with offices in Baton Rouge and Lake Charles, has 80 attorneys who serve the interests of clients in more than 30 practice areas. Taylor Porter is the exclusive Louisiana law firm member for MSI Global Alliance, enabling the firm to source local representation wherever in the world clients are involved in doing business. Taylor Porter ranks among the Top 100 Private Companies in Baton Rouge by the Baton Rouge Business Report. Taylor Porter has provided 109 years of community service to more than 100 nonprofit organizations and leadership agencies across Louisiana.
Chambers USA: Since 1990, Chambers USA has surveyed clients and other law firms to rank attorneys. The annual guide of the best law firms and lawyers in business is published by London-based research and ranking organization, Chambers and Partners. Chambers evaluates and ranks attorneys and firms nationally and by state through extensive independent research that includes interviews with firm clients and peer attorneys.