BOB STEFANI, Board Chair, is a member of the law firm of King, Krebs & Jurgens, PLLC in New Orleans, Louisiana. He practices in the areas of financial, commercial, and corporate transactions, commercial litigation and government regulation. He represents clients in financial services, chemical and industrial manufacturing, transportation, agricultural, marine, oil and gas, and construction businesses as well as public port authorities. Bob handles a wide variety of commercial transactions, including major development and construction projects, asset and stock purchase agreements, and public and private works and supply contracts and advises business owners on corporate organization, governance, succession and ownership matters. He also represents companies in resolving commercial disputes, workouts, collections, complex reorganization and liquidation cases and the prosecution and defense of bankruptcy-related claims. Bob is licensed to practice law in Louisiana, Texas, New York and the District of Columbia. Before joining the firm in 1998, Bob was a partner with Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi in Washington, D.C. He graduated with a J.D. degree from Tulane University in 1987, and a B.A. from Brandeis University in 1983. Bob is a member of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, the Louisiana Bankers Association and the Turnaround Management Association. In 2011, New Orleans City Business as a Leader recognized Bob in Law.