Two SBSB Eastham Lawyers Earn Recognition on Louisiana Super Lawyers List

Richard Cozad and Jonathan Tweedy, two partners from the New Orleans office of SBSB Eastham, have been selected to Thomson Reuters’ 2022 list of Louisiana’s top legal talent. Mr. Cozad has earned recognition as a Louisiana Super Lawyer, while Mr. Tweedy has been named a Louisiana Rising Star.

Mr. Cozad has been in practice for over 45 years, taking on matters related to admiralty and maritime, energy, insurance, trucking, commercial litigation, and more. His legal skill is widely recognized, and he’s been included among Louisiana’s Super Lawyers every year since 2010. He’s also been included among The Best Lawyers in America and holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Tweedy, a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, has been included among Louisiana’s Rising Stars each year since 2013. He has been in practice for nearly 15 years, with significant experience in admiralty & maritime, Defense Base Act matters, longshore and harbor workers’ compensation, trucking, and insurance. He has also been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

Since its inception, Louisiana Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, has become one of the best-known peer review listings of attorneys in the country. Through a process of peer nominations, third-party research and independent evaluations, Super Lawyers profiles leading attorneys in more than 70 different practice areas. To learn more, visit

Schouest, Bamdas, Soshea & BenMaier PLLC or SBSB Eastham is a group of experienced attorneys who have come together to form a law firm focused on client needs. The firm’s goal is to be the go-to resource at every stage of the legal process, bringing deeper experience, deeper commitment and deeper insights to help solve the most complex issues. In consultation or in the courtroom, the firm will aggressively pursue a client’s best interests. SBSB Eastham attorneys are just great people who also happen to be great lawyers. For more information about the firm and its team of attorneys, visit