Pipes Miles Beckman LLC welcomes six lawyers to the firm.
Christopher R. Teske joins the firm as a member. Chris focuses his practice on complex disputes involving insurance coverage including the pre-suit investigation of first-party property insurance claims, the trial of catastrophic loss first-party and bad faith claims, and third-party disputes related to construction defects, exposures to and damage from environmental contaminants, and related disputes. Chris also represents insureds at trial in a variety of serious personal injury and property damage cases and is an Associate Professor of Trial Advocacy and Co-Director of the Civil Litigation Intersession at Tulane University Law School.
Alexis Polk Joachim joins the firm as of counsel. Alexis has over a decade of experience representing insurers in a wide variety of complex insurance coverage matters including business and commercial auto, commercial general liability, and homeowners policies. Alexis practiced law in Washington, D.C. for five years where she counseled insurers on healthcare, toxic tort and environmental coverage and litigation disputes.
Ryan Hall joins the firm as of counsel. Ryan is licensed to practice in Louisiana and Mississippi. He has represented clients for over ten years in state and federal litigation, including insurance defense, commercial general liability, public entity litigation, and general civil litigation.
Lindsey M. Soboul joins the firm as an associate. Lindsey is licensed to practice in both Louisiana and Mississippi. Since the inception of her career, Lindsey’s practice has focused on insurance coverage and defense.
Arianna E. de Goede joins the firm as an associate. Ari graduated magna cum laude from Tulane Law School, where she was a member of the Tulane Law Review. Prior to joining Pipes Miles Beckman, Ari clerked in the Criminal District Court in New Orleans, Louisiana, and worked as a Staff Attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta, Georgia.
Andrew C. Rayford joins the firm as an associate. Drew graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he served as a Casenote & Comment Editor of the Loyola Law Review. During law school, Drew externed for the Honorable Ivan L.R. Lemelle and worked as a Rule XX student practitioner in the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice.