Member Spotlight


Crawford Hodgson

Commercial Administrative and Research Assistant – Murphy Appraisal Services

Crawford Hodgson joined Murphy Appraisal Services in 2015 as a Commercial Administrative and Research Assistant in our New Orleans Office. Crawford is a native of Fairhope, Alabama and graduated from the University of ... Read More »


Vicki Cusimano

Design Professional – VergesRome Architects

Vicki Cusimano has practiced Interior Design for 18 years. Prior to joining VRA in 2017, she was involved with large and small corporate interiors, education and FF&E specifications. As project manager for the interiors department, she oversaw ... Read More »

Rivera, Amanda

Amanda Rivera AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Associate – Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

With key interests in sustainable site strategies and urban design, Amanda brings a critical perspective to design via community engagement, evident in such diverse projects as Crescent Park, New Orleans East Hospital and the Convention Center Linear ... Read More »


Brennan M. Pizzolato

Brennan M. Pizzolato specializes in real estate title examinations with a focus on commercial real estate matters at Smith & Treuting, LLC. Brennan works closely with Title Stream’s underwriter, Stewart Title Guaranty Company, on various large scale commercial real estate projects in ... Read More »

Jamie Hurley

Jaime E. Hurley

Jaime Hurley practices in the area of commercial real estate, particularly the acquisition, financing, development and sale of commercial, industrial, office, restaurant, apartment, retail properties and businesses at Phelps & Dunbar, LLP.

In addition, Ms. Hurley handles general business and finance ... Read More »


Vanessa Graf

Vanessa W. Graf joined Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C. in 2016, and practices primarily in the areas of property and real estate law. Ms. Graf received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her law degree ... Read More »


M. Claire Durio

Ms. Durio is a Partner at Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn and graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1987. In 1991, graduating cum laude, Ms. Durio received a Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University ... Read More »


Leslie-Johns Ray

Leslie-Johns is one of Lugenbuhl’s newest associates. After clerking with Lugenbuhl during the spring semester of her final year of law school, she began working full time in September 2014. At Tulane, she was a member of the Law Review ... Read More »


Sarah Busch, LEED AP BD&C

Sarah has been involved in the construction industry through Landis Construction since 1998, beginning as the receptionist for the downtown office on the Harrah’s Casino project and working her way through the ranks to Vice President of Operations today. Sarah ... Read More »


Jae A. Donnelly

Jae Donnelly is an associate in Fishman Haygood’s Litigation Section.

Jae regularly represents clients in contract disputes, including oil and gas clients in resolving partnership disputes; energy executives in arbitrations to enforce the termination compensation provisions of their various employment agreements; ... Read More »