Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith (GJTBS) will celebrated 25 years of service to its clients on February 9, 2012. The Firm continues to grow with the recent opening of its office in Atlanta, Georgia, joining its other offices located in Houston, New Orleans, Lafayette, Mandeville, Gulfport, St. Louis, Mobile, Pensacola and Tampa. The attorneys at GJTBS handle a broad range of legal matters for a diverse group of local, state and national clients.
GJTBS’ Directors continue to lead the Firm with core values of service, loyalty, confidentiality and innovation. “We are proud and honored to share this wonderful milestone with our clients. A true partnership with our clients to meet their goals has been the cornerstone of the Firm’s philosophy since our founding, and this partnership has allowed us to grow and prosper. We are also thankful to our all of our employees, whose hard work and loyalty helped make the Firm the success it is today, and to our communities, who have nurtured us and to whom we are delighted to contribute through our focus on volunteerism and community involvement. All three of these – our clients, our employees, and our communities – have made this Silver Anniversary possible,” said Jason Waguespack, the Firm’s Managing Director.
GJTBS was formed in 1987 in New Orleans, Louisiana by John E. Galloway, J. Michael Johnson, James M. Tompkins and Timothy F. Burr to handle maritime, admiralty, and general casualty defense matters. The Firm grew steadily, and the attorneys at GJTBS broadened their expertise to include products liability, employer’s liability, professional liability, property, construction law, transportation, amusements, sports and leisure law, restaurant and retail law, environmental, and energy claims, as well as corporate transactional matters. GJTBS currently employs more than 90 lawyers across seven states with ten office locations. Over the years, Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr and Smith has focused on providing quality service, adhering to sound legal and business ethics, and achieving outstanding results for clients.
GJTBS is an AV peer-review-rated firm with Martindale-Hubbell; many of its attorneys have been designated as “Super Lawyers” in their respective practice areas.