Kimberly Lewis Robinson Secretary of La. Department of Revenue
Kimberly Lewis Robinson serves in the administration of Governor John Bel as the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Revenue. Prior to her current position, she served as a partner in the Tax & Estates Practice Group at Jones Walker, where her practice primarily focused on state and local tax matters, including tax and business planning, tax incentives, appeals, audits, tax litigation and appeal, tax controversies, and state and local tax statutes. Her practice also included the areas of economic development financing and incentives and government relations.
Before joining Jones Walker, she served as special counsel for the Office of the Governor of the State of Louisiana, where she provided legal counsel to Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco. During her tenure with the governor, Kimberly served as a liaison to the Departments of Revenue and Economic Development, and served as senior policy adviser on economic development, insurance and revenue policy. Kimberly also worked for six years in the Louisiana Department of Revenue, serving as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Legal Affairs and Confidential Assistant to the Secretary. From 1998-2000, she served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Justice Bernette J. Johnson, Louisiana Supreme Court.
Is Louisiana a Sportsman’s Paradise or Problem?
For decades Louisiana has proclaimed itself as the “Sportsman’s Paradise.” But for today’s hunters, changes to Louisiana’s landscape have caused a decline in the quality of the state’s deer habitat and smaller game. For coastal fishermen, private property rights often unduly restrict access to waters that are considered public in any other state.