To our friends, clients and colleagues —

We deeply appreciate all of the calls, e-mails and concern expressed by our clients, contacts and friends in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Because our headquarters are in Baton Rouge, we were spared the brunt of the damage and devastation being experienced by our friends in New Orleans and on the Gulf Coast. Thankfully, our Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, and Plaquemine offices were not affected.

In the coming weeks and months, we will offer conference space, temporary offices, telephones, Internet access, fax/copy machines, and other business amenities to our clients and friends who have been displaced by this event.

Telephone circuits in Baton Rouge are busy as people relocate to our region. We have established a toll-free number for our clients and friends to reach us in our Baton Rouge office. Please call 1-800-688-3513 to reach our main Baton Rouge switchboard.

Kean Miller’s New Orleans office is currently closed, but our employees are accounted for and safe. For that, we are very grateful. Our New Orleans attorneys have been relocated to Baton Rouge for the duration. To reach our New Orleans attorneys, please call 225.387.0999 or e-mail All correspondence to our New Orleans office and attorneys should be directed to: Kean Miller Hawthorne D’Armond McCowan & Jarman, L.L.P., P.O. Box 3513, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70821-3513.

Please know that we appreciate your concern, and we ask that you join Kean Miller in supporting those less fortunate than us. Initial information on how you can help can be found here:

Capital Area United Way:

Baton Rouge Area Foundation:

Salvation Army:

American Red Cross:

If you have questions, or if you or your peers and colleagues need information or help in Louisiana, please do not hesitate to contact us.

The Attorneys and Staff of Kean Miller…