We are dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of clients in the southeast Louisiana region. Our attorneys are experts in handling large-scale mergers and acquisitions as well as high-profile defense cases, and we provide business clients and individuals with an equally high level of professional legal services.
Defense of property loss/personal industry claims related to the Jones Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, negotiations between maritime companies, and general maritime law.
Organization of new businesses, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, collections, business disputes and corporate litigation.
Loan workouts, bank acquisitions, corporate governance issues, lender liability litigation, and representing financial institutions in the structuring and documenting of credit transactions to public and private borrowers and in bankruptcies and foreclosures including seizure of vessels.
Purchase, sale, leasing, financing and development of residential, commercial and industrial properties; establishing real estate development corporations; and representing landowners on regulatory and public vs. private land use issues.
Wetlands contamination, land loss issues, Coastal Zone regulatory action, appeals of decisions of administrative agencies, defense of environmental claims, consent agreements and other litigation unique to Louisiana’s Coastal Zone.
Contracts, policies, labor relations, bidding and purchasing, zoning and planning, and litigation for municipalities and government agencies.
Personalized mediation services to businesses, individuals and attorneys interested in resolving disputes without litigation.
Negotiation of oil and gas leases and operating agreements, review of Master Services Agreements, and litigation of royalty disputes.
Representation of individuals and families who have been the victims of the negligent or intentional behavior of another.
Wills and trusts, probate and non-probate transfers of assets, estate planning for families and business owners.
Law and regulation involving the energy and utility industry, utility service contracts, applications for power generating facilities, and issues related to independent power producers, co-generation and alternative energy.