Burglass & Tankersley Announces Expansion into Mississippi with Addition of Two New Attorneys

November 1, 2011

Burglass & Tankersley is pleased to announce the addition of two new attorneys and the expansion of the firm into Mississippi. Celeste Brustowicz has rejoined the firm after practicing for five years in California and Joe Valencino has joined the firm from Jackson, Mississippi. Please see the press release below for further details.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday November 1, 2011

Burglass & Tankersley Expands into Mississippi with Addition of Two New Attorneys

NEW ORLEANS, LA, November 1, 2011 - Burglass & Tankersley is pleased to announce that it has expanded its practice into Mississippi. Celeste Brustowicz, who recently rejoined the firm after practicing for five years in California, will oversee the expansion. The firm will initially focus on existing clients' litigation needs in Mississippi while it expands its client base in the state. Ms. Brustowicz has broad ranging civil litigation experience including insurance defense, medical malpractice, civil rights and municipal liability matters. She has also regularly represented insureds and surplus line insurers in a variety of litigation. Ms. Brustowicz's experience further includes class action litigation in state and federal courts where she has served as lead defense counsel.

Burglass & Tankersley is further pleased to announce the addition of Joe Valencino. Mr. Valencino is a litigator who has practiced his entire career in Jackson, Mississippi prior to joining the firm. His practice includes the defense of all types of civil litigation, including insurance defense, mass tort, premises liability, personal injury and professional liability matters.

Burglass & Tankersley is an AV-rated law firm that handles complex commercial, class action, construction, health care, insurance and maritime cases throughout the Gulf South.

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