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Rick Simmons - A managing partner at Hailey McNamara law firm located in Metairie, Louisiana (Metro New Orleans).

Education:  BA Political Science from LSU  1967

JD from LSU Law School  1970

Masters (LLM) in Environmental Law from George Washington Law School  1974


Tenures: US Army JAG officer (1970-98 LTC, Retired):

Federal Public Defender (1974-78)

Assistant US Attorney (Chief, Civil Division 1978, and Chief, Criminal Division 1979-82)


Areas of Practice: Extensive experience in complex criminal and civil litigation, internal corporate investigations, white collar criminal defense, environment law, professional malpractice and bar complaint defense, employment related claims, officer and director litigation, civil rights cases, grand jury subpoena practice, defense of federal indictments and insurance defense.