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P.J. Stakelum, III Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Chehardy Sherman Williams attorney P.J. Stakelum, III has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American attorneys.

Fellows are based on excellence and accomplishments in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships is kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. The LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.

Mr. Stakelum graduated from Tulane Law School in 1972, where he was a member of the Tulane Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif. For more than 40 years, he has successfully represented clients in complex commercial, contract, employment, insurance and other business litigation matters. He is admitted to the bars of the State of Louisiana, the United States District Courts of the Eastern and Middle Districts of Louisiana, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Tax Court and the Court of Claims. He has served as a commercial arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association for more than 20 years and also is a mediator.