Antonio “Tony” Charles Ferachi, a tax, appellate and business litigation attorney in the litigation division of the Louisiana Department of Revenue, has earned certification as a tax law specialist from the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. Certification is based on tax experience and educational requirements and an exam.

Cajun Industries has been named national contractor of the year by Associated Builders and Contractors. The award recognizes overall excellence and commitment to safety.

James Construction Group LLC received an Alliant Build America Award from the Associated General Contractors of America for Port Fourchon’s Highway 1 as one of the nation’s most significant construction projects of 2012. The 5-mile-long, 40-foot-wide bridge between Port Fourchon and Leeville was constructed 22 feet above environmentally sensitive wetlands and is part of a three-phase project aimed at addressing flooding issues on La. 1.