The JBR Firm offers several legal and business solutions that allow our team to fully understand our clients’ organizations culture, priorities, needs, and requirements. Our subject matter experts are able to efficiently provide tailored solutions and oversight to ensure compliant processes and systems. Our Legal and Business Solution services and experience include:

  • Lobbying and Governmental Relations (Local and State)
  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Transactions and Contract Negotiation
  • Acquisition and Disposition Support
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Labor and Employment
  • System Implementation & Support
  • Project Management
  • Process and System Assessment and Reengineering
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Disposition
  • Entity and Organizational Structure

Legal & Lobbying

Diversity & Inclusion

Strategic Planning

What We Do.

The JBR Firm’s Strategy Practice takes a whole systems perspective encompassing subject matter expertise, market and financial analysis, asset mapping, process design and facilitation, and stakeholder engagement, to craft actionable plans that position agencies for success.

The JBR Firm is known for rigorous, creative, and successful policy and program development. Working across numerous realms, our work is based on detailed quantitative and qualitative research supported by expert facilitation skills and a nuanced understanding of financial and political realities.

Our approach relies on elegant, usable frameworks and innovative approaches to address complex, challenging policy issues. The results bring stakeholders, staff, and elected officials together around new thinking and actionable recommendations for positive change.

The JBR Firm has been a pioneer in providing clients with complete Small Business and DBE Program related consulting services for over 50 years, collectively.  Our team of subject matter experts has extensive experience assisting organizations in developing Small Business and DBE Programs, developing complete and effective strategic programs. Our DBE  services and experience include:

  • Overall strategic plans
  • DBE and small business goals
  • Subcontracting Plans for alternative delivery method solicitations
  • Solicitation language and evaluation criteria development
  • Assessment of SB/DBE availability and capabilities
  • Small business and DBE workshops, events, and conferences
  • Review of good faith effort (GFE) documentation
  • Assessment and implementation of contract compliance systems
  • Training and related tasks
  • Disparity Study support services


The Difference is the Difference.

Relentless commitment to excellence

100% Women-Owned Business Entity

100% Minority-Owned Business Entity

Local and State Presence – Headquartered in Downtown New Orleans, Louisiana

Trained in AmLaw 200 firms

Jade Brown Russell is first African-American woman to be appointed as Regional General Counsel for Harrah’ s Casino and Caesars Entertainment's Central Division Properties

Jade Brown Russell has private and public sector experience as a local entrepreneur and former Executive Director of the French Market Corporation, a public benefits corporation, located in the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, LA