Luke D. Whetstone

Associate

Mr. Whetstone primarily represents and advises corporate clients in litigation matters.  His litigation experience includes jury and bench trials, as well as preliminary injunction hearings and administrative proceedings.  He has handled litigation concerning a wide variety of issues, including commercial carrier liability, labor and employment disputes, and business disputes.  Additionally, Luke has represented companies in administrative proceedings involving the assessment of sales and use tax on property, including aircraft.

Mr. Whetstone also advises companies on their day-to-day management and policies as well as compliance with state and federal regulations.  In particular, Luke has assisted companies in complying with Department of Labor regulations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Luke also advises and represents corporate clients dealing with zoning and land use matters and disputes.

Mr. Whetstone received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University, where he was selected for the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.  He received his law degree from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he was selected to the Moot Court Board.  He is an active member of the bar and has served in various capacities, including President of the Shreveport Bar Association – Young Lawyers Section.  Luke was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 2016 and in Arkansas in 2019 and has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers – Louisiana.  He joined the firm in 2018.  In addition to his practice, Luke has written for the Louisiana Bar Journal, as well as local publications, and has given presentations on legal topics at UTSA, Centenary College, and Louisiana State University Shreveport.   His e-mail address is luke.whetstone@cookyancey.com.

Phone:
318.227.7855

Fax:
318.227.7850

Email:
luke.whetstone@cookyancey.com

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