April 14, 2021

NEW ORLEANS –  APRIL 14, 2021  - Foley & Mansfield announced that Kenan S. Rand, Jr.  has joined the firm as partner in the New Orleans office. Rand joins Foley & Mansfield from Plauché Maselli Parkerson.

Throughout his legal career, Rand has focused his practice on defending product manufacturers and premises owners in mass tort environmental exposure. He has served as national coordinating counsel for product manufacturers and represented clients in hundreds of claims arising from refineries, shipyards, sugar mills, ports and other industrial facilities throughout Louisiana, Texas, and other neighboring states.

“Kenan’s experience, knowledge and reputation in the legal community, locally and statewide, is a welcome addition to our Louisiana office and to our well-regarded national mass tort practice,” said Kay Baxter, managing partner of Foley & Mansfield’s New Orleans office. “Kenan is a respected litigator, and his reputation and experience will be an asset that our clients will certainly benefit from. We are excited to have him join our team.”

"I am thrilled to join the team of incredibly sharp and savvy attorneys and litigators at Foley & Mansfield.  I look forward to providing my clients the keen analysis and expert defense they expect, enhanced by the depth of resources and experience of F&M."

Rand practiced with Plauche Maselli Parkerson, where he was a partner for 22 years. Prior to this, he was an associate with the New Orleans firm of Christovich & Kearney. Rand received his Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School and his B.A. in Philosophy and German from Middlebury College in Vermont.