The law firm of Cazayoux Ewing has opened offices in Baton Rouge at 257 Maximilian St. and New Roads at 143 E. Main St.

The firm was founded by Don Cazayoux, former U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, who also served as Louisiana congressman and state legislator, and Lane Ewing, a former assistant U.S. Attorney.

Cazayoux and Ewing previously practiced with the Long Law Firm in Baton Rouge.

Long-time Assistant U.S. Attorney Stan Lemelle has joined Cazayoux Ewing. Lemelle recently retired from the Middle District office after a 35-year career as a prosecutor.

Ewing has experience in tax fraud, money laundering and narcotics cases and is versed in consumer-oriented claims such as industrial accidents, accidents causing death or severe disabilities, and consumer class actions.

The firm will specialize in personal injury cases, white-collar criminal defense, whistleblower cases and consumer class actions.