It is with great sadness that Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin and Hubbard announces the passing of a named partner, colleague and friend, Ralph S. Hubbard III. Although Ralph retired in 2016, the contributions he made to the Firm and the insurance industry continue to be recognized by clients and colleagues alike.
“Our firm lost a leader, a mentor and a dear friend this week,” said shareholder Seth Schmeeckle. “As the pioneer of the Firm’s Insurance Practice, Ralph was not only a contributor to the success of the Firm, he also worked with the other named partners to build a strong foundation for a lasting future.”
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Benjamin is a leader in New Orleans in the fields of corporate bankruptcy and commercial law, which is demonstrated by his Best Lawyers (2019-2021) recognition, his Chambers and Partners USA Guide ranking (2017-2020), his Super Lawyers (2021) and Super Lawyers' Rising Star recognition (2014-2019), a 'New Orleans Magazine' Top Lawyer (2014-2020), and a recipient of an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
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